Community consultations & engagements are accepted as a central pillar for corporate performance on responsible sourcing & a mining company’s ESG credentials. This virtual event invites four experienced professionals in community engagement assessments, to discuss how corporate clients, investors & shareholders can evaluate a mining company’s performance on this subject. Our conversation will also consider some of the challenges faced by assessors in performing this function. This virtual event aims to increase your understanding of the tools commonly applied to community engagement assessments & audits and the challenges that lie within conducting such assessments.
In discussion with four experts, this webinar focuses on the tools & challenges in assessing corporate performance on community engagement in the mining sector, discussing tools, trust issues & community fatigue.
Audits & Regulations:
The role of private governance mechanisms in providing assurance to stakeholders, the role of public governance and company messaging in assessing company performance on community engagement.
Promoting Trust in Assessment:
The issue of the data and information generated in an assessment, as well as the quality of the engagement itself, impacts trust in tools commonly used for assessing corporate performance of community engagement.
The ‘community’ is not an unlimited resources and assessments need to be considerate and careful in how they engage with communities in their assessment approaches.
Four experts outline one major priority for future work on assessing corporate performance on community engagement.
Questions from the Floor:
The panellists respond to questions from the audience on their experiences with assessing corporate performance on community engagement.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under Grant Agreement No. 869276