Sustainable Mining – The New Business Imperative

  • 09 May 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Norton Rose Fullbright - Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, Suite 3800


  • Available until May 7th.
  • Available until May 7th.

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Louise Pearce, Global Managing Partner, Mining Sector, ERM

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Sustainable Mining – The New Business Imperative

The mining sector is enjoying a resurgence. Yet, long-term success in today’s dynamic landscape requires both agility and stability. Implementing sustainable practices is key to achieving both of these. They reduce risk, minimize environmental impact, encourage innovation, and maximize shareholder value.

True sustainable mining means addressing environmental, health, safety and social (EHSS) factors at both an operational and a cultural level, in order to maintain momentum and inspire change long term. This discussion builds on a recent WIM Toronto talk on sustainability, and looks at elements that make up the foundation of sustainable mining practices. These include the need for companies to educate their people, transform their processes, and optimize their stakeholder relationships.

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Location: Norton Rose Fullbright - 200 Bay Street, Suite 3800, Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, 

Cost: Members: $15, Non-members: $25  (Lunch will be provided)

Event Contact: Patricia Wood at

Louise Pearce has over 25 years of international experience in sustainability consulting. Louise leads ERM’s global mining practice. She concentrates on developing corporate strategy and risk management programs, alongside managing complex global due diligence and post-merger integrations for the mining sector. Louise has an understanding of the key global mining environment, health, safety, and social (EHSS) challenges and opportunities facing the sector, and works with major, mid-tier and junior mining companies to integrate the management of these risks into strategic business plans and life of mine plans. In 2016, Louise was recognized as one of the Top-100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining by the non-profit organization, Women in Mining UK. She holds a professional designation in risk management awarded by the Global Risk Management Institute and also holds postgraduate qualifications in business, sustainability and risk management.

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