LESSONS LEARNED FROM MEASURING AND MONITORING THE SOCIAL LICENSE TO OPERATE

World Mining Congress
We are operating in an era where social license in the resource industry is as important – if not more important – than mineral potential • Concept proposed by Placer Dome executive Jim Cooney in 1997 as essential requirement for the future survival of the mining industry • ‘You don’t get your social license by going to a government ministry and making an application or simply paying a fee… It requires far more than money to truly become part of the communities in which you operate.’
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