The extractives industry, energy  sector can generate significant revenues contributing to the economic growth and social development of resource-rich countries.

Voluntary International standards include :

United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The UNGP are informally known as the “Ruggie Principles” or the “Ruggie Framework” due to their authorship by John Ruggie

International Finance Corporation ( IFC) Performance Standards

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ( OECD )

Equator Principles

GRI  the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has pioneered the development of the world’s most widely used Sustainability Reporting Framework.  These Guidelines set out the principles and indicators that organizations can use to measure and report their economic, environmental and social performance. ( see G4 guidelines )

The ISO  :

SA 8000 Social Accountability International

AA 1000 Accountability Standards



IPIECA :  See the last publications

ICMM :    Example of the last toolkits :

InICMMternational indigenous people workshop  This report presents the findings of a one day workshop held on May 16, 2014 in New York co-hosted by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).


HeHealth and safety performance indicatorsalth and safety indicators reports , 30 January 2014


Mining Association Canadian ( MAC) - Toward Sustainable Mining (TSM)

PDAC  : e3 Plus- A Framework for Responsible Exploration



Commdev regarding the International Standards


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