Building Partnerships with Indigenous People

TitleBuilding Partnerships with Indigenous People
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsUbillus, MJ, Wong, M
JournalE&MJ: Engineering & Mining Journal
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00958948
Accession Number34967567
Keywordsbusiness , indigenous , MINERAL , NON-governmental , PARTNERSHIP , Project , RISK , SOCIAL
AbstractThe article discusses development of partnerships by mining companies with indigenous people. Several factors have led the international mining sector to develop partnerships with indigenous people. Some of them include growth in acceptance of the Equator Principles, a benchmark for determining risk in project financing, and development of the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative to increase the commitment of business enterprises to human rights, labor standards and anti-corruption. Others include global campaigns of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to account companies that are deemed unethical and rewarding companies that act responsibly towards the environment and local populations.
NotesUbillus, Maria Julia 1; Email Address: Wong, Marke 2; Email Address:; Affiliation: 1: Associate in Lima office of Golder Associates Peru S.A. 2: National Mining Sector coordinator for Golder Associates Ltd., Vancouver, Canada.; Source Info: May2008, Vol. 209 Issue 4, p52; Subject Term: PARTNERSHIP (Business); Subject Term: BUSINESS enterprises; Subject Term: MINERAL industries; Subject Term: INDIGENOUS peoples; Subject Term: RISK assessment; Subject Term: PROJECT finance; Subject Term: NON-governmental organizations; Subject Term: BUSINESS ethics; Subject Term: SOCIAL responsibility of business; NAICS/Industry Codes: 423520 Coal and Other Mineral and Ore Merchant Wholesalers; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article
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