Quantifying the Impact of Social License for Investment Decision Making

Author(s): 
Maureen Upton
Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
First presented: 
Current Trends in Mining Finance 2016
Type: 
Presentation
Category: 
Environmental/Social

Based on several case studies and events, Maureen will explain the significance of this topic in the global mining industry today. She will provide her own analysis and discussion of how management and investors can best address this important subject for various types of stakeholders.
 

Feature Author

Maureen Upton
Maureen Upton is a leading expert in sustainable development, with over 27 years of professional experience focused mainly in the extractive industries. She has authored many publications on the economic and social impact of mining, given keynote speeches at industry events around the world, and produced films focused on the human impact of resource extraction. She is one of the industry's thought leaders on social license to operate, corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement, capacity building, international economic development, and occupational and community health. As a Spanish and Portuguese speaker, her work and travel have taken her across five continents and 32 countries assessing the economic and social impact of mining. 
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