International Day of Women in Mining launch looks at diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace

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International Day of Women in Mining launch looks at diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace
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Maxime Ouellet, ing.

International Day of Women in Mining launch looks at diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace

A geologist and a mining engineer trainee conduct a pit inspection at Teranga Gold’s Golouma pit. (Image courtesy of IWIM, Facebook). Under the theme #CelebrateWIM #CelebrateHer, the event saw women in mining organisations, mining companies, industry organisations and individual women host an array of celebrations virtually and in-person to commemorate the day across the world. Walk the talk International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) CEO and keynote speaker Rohitesh Dhawan believes that “unless we walk the walk…the outcomes will not change substantially,” and announced for first time in a public forum “about the steps being taken to improve the outcomes of diversity, equity and inclusion, which is a critical challenge for us an industry to address.” This includes an update to ICMM’s Mining Principles, which reinforces the integral role of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to sustainable development, the actions needed to eliminate all forms of harassment and […]

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