Sustainability in the mining sector: India’s example

Authored by Prof Mukesh Khare, one of the PEI’s Global Scientific Committee members and leading expert in sustainability practices, this paper seeks to develop a code of sustainability for the mining sector. Given the huge importance to the sector to the continent, Prof Khare argues for a sustainability code that increases the development benefits of mining through the promotion of environmental and social sustainability, drawing on contemporary examples from India.

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