What: Groundbreaking Report on Canadian Mining, Oil and Gas Companies
Tony Andrews - Executive Director, Prospectors and Developers Association
Gerry Barr - President-CEO, Canadian Council for International
Catherine Coumans - Research Coordinator, MiningWatch Canada
Gordon Peeling - President-CEO, Mining Association of Canada
When: Thursday, March 29th at 10.00 am
Where: Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
OTTAWA, March 26 /CNW Telbec/ - The final report from the National
Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility and the Canadian Extractive
Industry in Developing Countries will be released at a press conference on
Thursday, March 29 at 10:00 am.
The final report was jointly written by an Advisory Group that included
representatives from civil society and industry. The report presents a set of
consensus-based recommendations for a framework of good conduct for Canadian
mining, oil and gas companies operating in developing countries.
The multi-stakeholder roundtable process and the final report are the
first of their kind in the world. The implementation of the resulting
recommendations will position Canada as a global leader on Corporate Social
Responsibility with respect to the extractive industry.
For further information:
For further information: Pierre Gratton, Mining Association of Canada,
(613) 233-9392 ext.319, Cell: (613) 293-5111, firstname.lastname@example.org; Karyn
Keenan, Halifax Initiative Coalition, (613) 789-4447, Cell: (613) 301-6899,