MacCormick’s Social Performance Index (SPI) was recently touted as a tool to measure ESG performance of new lithium mine developments. For more information, please visit the Chronicle Herald here.
MacCormick is proud to announce we have been awarded second prize in Innovacorp’s 2016 I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition. With offices in Sydney, Nova Scotia and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, MacCormick was recognized as one of Nova Scotia’s hottest startups: “MacCormick Inc. is developing a proprietary algorithm-based index that measures social responsibility of global mining and oil […]
On November 14th 2014, the Government of Canada, through its Department for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), released an “enhanced” Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, specific to Canadian Extractive Sector companies operating abroad. Changes for mining companies, in practical application and implementation terms, however, are largely minimal. In effect, Canada has added the Organization […]
On November 5th, 2014 MacCormick will be presenting From Intentions to Impact: Operationalizing Social Management Systems during the 8th annual INGEPET Oil and Gas conference.
On October 28, 2014 MacCormick will attend the Mining Investment in Latin America conference to be held in Lima, Peru. We will be joining featured partners and colleagues from KPMG, TMX, and Fasken Martineau LLP, HSBC, Bloomberg, CIBC, and BNP Paribas to name a few. To learn more about the conference and registration click here>>>
The Globe and Mail reports that MacCormick CEO Bonnie Lyn de Bartok will be co-moderating sessions at the 2014 Toronto International Microfinance Summit held on October 4th, 2014. This year’s theme is Microfinance for Social Justice. de Bartok will be chairing the session on “Mining, Financial Literacy and Gender Justice.” Founded in 2009, the Toronto […]
Encanto Potash Corp. posted an announcement that they have been ranked 4th place in the MacCormick Socially Responsible Junior Mine Index out of 100 companies: “We’re very pleased to be ranked so highly in social responsibility and plan on maintaining that emphasis as we move forward to producer status” stated Encanto President and CEO Jim […]
Arianne Phosphate Inc. announced on Stockwatch that it has been named one of the top 20 socially responsible junior mining companies in MacCormick’s 2013 Social Responsibility Index: “We are delighted to be recognized by MacCormick as a top 20 socially responsible junior mining company,” said Brian Kenny, chief executive officer of Arianne Phosphate. “This is […]
MacCormick’s Social Responsibility Index recently received praise by Ron Robin’s Ethical Investing News on his website, Investing for the Soul: Many ethical investors don’t relate to mining, but it’s a necessary and important aspect of our global economy. It should just be conducted with high ethics and a keen awareness of ESG factors. MacCormick’s CSR […]
Reuters covered True Gold Mining, a Canadian mining company listed on TSX Ventures that has been ranked 2nd place among 100 TSXV miners in the MacCormick 2013 Social Responsibility Index: “True Gold has developed and put in place CSR programs that meet or exceed standards set by international financial and labour organizations, and it is […]