Differentiated Social Risk: Rebound dynamics and sustainability performance in mining

Published by: Resources Policy

This article examines the application of social risk in the global mining industry. The current approach to social risk conflates risk to people and risk to projects. We argue that differentation is needed to determine the respective attributes of both risk types and to understand how ans where they interact.

Establishing a clear understanding about where a risk is directed is important from multiple vantage points: due diligence, risk and liability management and social protections.