ICMM Presents Three Publications and a Series of COP17 Events
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) December 2, 2011 - ICMM has launched three publications in conjunction with the climate change program at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa:
InBrief: Competiveness implications for mining and metals addresses the challenges the industry faces in responding to national carbon pricing policies
InBrief: The role of mining and metals in land use and adaptation focuses on the role of mining and metals companies in sustainable land and water management
InBrief: Measurement, reporting and verification and the mining and metal industry analyses the currently decentralized MRV system and likely future ‘patchwork’ of different national, regional and sub-sector specific rules that affect the mining and metals industry.
ICMM activities at COP17
ICMM will also be hosting two on-site events that highlight the role of the mining industry in tackling the climate change challenge.
On 5 December at 17:30 ICMM will be co-hosting a CEO Fireside Chat and drinks reception as part of the WBCSD Business Day, which takes place in the Protea Hotel Edward.
The panel discussion chaired by Yvo de Boer, KPMG’s Special Global Advisor on Climate Change and Sustainability, and four mining and metals industry business leaders from Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, African Rainbow Minerals and Lonmin, will explore how companies can remain competitive in a low carbon economy.
The following day, on 6 December at 8:30, ICMM will be co-presenting a morning side event with the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) at the Standard Bank premises in Durban.
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