The 10 Principles of the International Council on Mining & Metals

The 10 Principles of the International Council on Mining & Metals

Small scale miners mining for gold

The International Council on Mining & Metals has adopted 10 principles for mining that are based on leading international standards and human rights.

The 10 principles

  1. Implement and maintain ethical business practices and sound systems of corporate governance.
  2. Integrate sustainable development considerations within the corporate decision-making process.
  3. Uphold fundamental human rights and respect cultures, customs and values in dealings with employees and others who are affected by our activities.
  4. Implement risk management strategies based on valid data and sound science.
  5. Seek continual improvement of our health and safety performance.
  6. Seek continual improvement of our environmental performance.
  7. Contribute to conservation of biodiversity and integrated approaches to land use planning.
  8. Facilitate and encourage responsible product design, use, re-use, recycling and disposal of our products.
  9. Contribute to the social, economic and institutional development of the communities in which we operate.
  10. Implement effective and transparent engagement, communication and independently verified reporting arrangements with our stakeholders.

Implement and maintain ethical business practices and sound systems of corporate governance.

Integrate sustainable development considerations within the corporate decision-making process.

Uphold fundamental human rights and respect cultures, customs and values in dealings with employees and others who are affected by our activities.

Implement risk management strategies based on valid data and sound science.

Seek continual improvement of our health and safety performance.

Seek continual improvement of our environmental performance.

Contribute to conservation of biodiversity and integrated approaches to land use planning.

Facilitate and encourage responsible product design, use, re-use, recycling and disposal of our products.

Contribute to the social, economic and institutional development of the communities in which we operate.

Implement effective and transparent engagement, communication and independently verified reporting arrangements with our stakeholders.

Call Communication and Reporting Officer I/C of Start Your Own Gold Mine company in Tanzania, Mrs. Happiness Njela, on +255626100000

If you wish to call mentor Mr. Jean Louis for anything relating to Start Your Own Gold Mine simply call the number or on mobile devices click on this phone number +256771843538 to get immediately in touch, regardless of the time zone.

Current location of Mentor to Start Your Own Gold Mine

I am Mr. Jean Louis, mentor for Start Your Own Gold Mine program and I am currently located near the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in district of Kisoro in Uganda. I am managing teams of people in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania on distance and exploration and gold mining face to face. We are also promoting our Tanzanite gemstone inventory.

You will need either to contact me or Communication and Reporting Officer I/C and geologist, Mrs. Happiness Njela in Tanzania as described.

Contact us to Start Your Own Gold Mine

Contact us to Start Your Own Gold Mine. There is a simple rule at Start Your Own Gold Mine: if we can help you, we do, whenever and wherever necessary, and it's the way we've been doing business since 2002, and the only way we know


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