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Australia (global)

This report represents the first stage of an applied research project looking into the effectiveness of certification schemes in the mineral industry and the potential role sustainability certification schemes can play to improve standards for responsible mining. This applied research project will investigate the potential role sustainability certification schemes can play to improve standards for responsible mining. The project will review the design characteristics of proposed and existing schemes to develop practical resources and recommendations for how certification schemes can work to improve environmental and social outcomes.

Lead organization:
Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, University of Queensland
Study sector:
Agriculture
Certification:
Fairtrade, RJC, Fairmined, Aluminium Stewardship Initiative, Responsible Steel Stewardship, Kimberly Process
Study type:
Context or baseline assessment
Study design & methods:
Qualitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Social issues, Environmental issues
Name of lead contact:
Renzo Mori Junior