Webinars

2016 Webinars

In April 2016 IRMA released a revised draft Standard for Responsible Mining (version 2.0). IRMA held a series of webinars to introduce the public to the revised content generally, and to delve more deeply into the revisions made to social and environmental chaptesr. Interested stakeholders may view videos and download slides for the following webinars:

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Introducing Draft 2.0 of the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining

This webinar video was excerpted from two IRMA webinars held 28 April and 3 May 2016. These webinars were held to provide stakeholders with background on the IRMA and its certification system; the structure and changed content in the revised draft of the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining (v.2.0); and an explanation of how to submit comments on the draft Standard.  

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Social Responsibility Chapters in v.2.0 of the IRMA Standard

This webinar video contains slides and audio from the 2 June 2016 IRMA webinar.  It provides an overview of the revised content in the Social Responsibility chapters in the second draft of the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining: 2.1 Fair Labor and Working Conditions; 2.2 Occupational Health and Safety; 2.3  Emergency Preparedness and Response; 2.4 Human Rights Due Diligence and Compliance; 2.5 Mining and Conflict-Affected/High-Risk Areas; 2.6 Security Arrangements; 2.7 Community Health and Safety; 2.8 Community and Stakeholder Engagement; 2.9 Obtaining Community Support and Delivering Benefits; 2.10 Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC); 2.11 Cultural Heritage; 2.1 Resettlement; and 2.13 Grievance Mechanisms and Access to Other Remedies.

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Environmental Responsibility Chapters in v.2.0 of the IRMA Standard

This webinar video contains slides and audio from the 3 June 2016 IRMA webinar.  It provides an overview of the revised content in the Environmental Responsibility chapters in the second draft of the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining: 3.1 Water Quality; 3.2 Water Quantity; 3.3 Mine Waste Management; 3.4 Air Quality; 3.5 Noise; 3.6 Greenhouse Gas Emissions; 3.7 Protected Areas; 3.8 Biodiversity Outside Protected Areas; 3.9 Cyanide; 3.10 Mercury Management; 4.2 Reclamation and Closure.

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2014 Webinars

During 2014, IRMA held three webinars to introduce stakeholders to IRMA, and the first draft of the Standard for Responsible Mining (version 1.0). Interested stakeholders may view videos and download slides for the following webinars:

Introducing the Standard for Responsible Mining

This webinar video includes slides and audio from the IRMA webinar held 19 August 2014. It provides an overview of the Initiative for Responsible Mining's planned certification system for industrial-scale mines; reviews the major elements in the first draft of IRMA's Standard for Responsible Mining; and discusses opportunities for interested parties to provide feedback to help makes this a strong and effective standard.  

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Protecting Water Resources

This webinar video contains slides and audio, from the 2 October 2014 IRMA webinar. It provides an overview of the chapters in the first draft of the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining that include protections for water resources. 

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Addressing Social Issues

This webinar video contains slides and audio from the 9 October 2014 IRMA webinar.  It provides an overview of six of the Social Responsibility chapters in the first draft of the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining: 2.1 Fair Labor and Working Conditions; 2.4 Human Rights Due Diligence and Compliance; 2.5 Mining and Conflict-Affected/High-Risk Areas; 2.8 Community and Stakeholder Engagement; 2.9 Obtaining Community Support and Delivering Benefits; and 2.10 Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC). 

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