Framework for Responsible Mining:
Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho
Comments were sought on earlier drafts of this framework from representatives of mining companies, local communities affected by mining, social and environmental NGOs, academics, labor organizations, and governments. The authors would like to thank Anna Cederstav, Richard Cellarius, Peter Colley, Luke Danielson, Cristina Echavarria, Keith Ferguson, Antonio La Viña, Stu Levit, Ingrid Macdonald, Fergus MacKay, Paul Mitchell, Glenn Mpufane, David Putt, Michael Rae, Mohammad Rafiq, Keith Slack, Viviane Weitzner, Ian Wood, and Carlos Zorrilla for their insightful comments. Reviewers provided comments reflecting their professional expertise. Their participation should not be interpreted as an institutional endorsement from any organizations with which they are or have been affiliated. While recognizing the contributions of those mentioned above, the authors take full responsibility for the opinions expressed in this draft framework.
The authors would also like to thank those whose current and past support
made this report possible: Brainerd Foundation, Bullitt Foundation, Ford
Foundation, Goldman Fund, Scherman Foundation, Tiffany & Co. Foundation,
True North Foundation, and Wilburforce Foundation.