The Thought Leadership Blog

Cracking the vault

Financial advisors count social performance By Carol Odell and Zoe Mullard You already know the markets have cooled off for most natural resource organizations and that means it is getting harder to find funding – but do you know what you can do about it? Improving an...

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Lever social acceptance through your operational needs

A huge opportunity many companies miss   By Trevor Kalinowsky If trade press and conference promoters are anything to go by, local content is the latest trend to hit the social performance landscape. Apparently if your project or company doesn’t have a ‘framework for...

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New Directions

  By Gary MacDonald CSR is dead to us. Now, I know you may be wondering if that means we are heading in a new direction. Not at all. We just don’t do CSR. Okay, some people would characterize what we do as working on issues related to corporate social responsibility....

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Monkey Forest Presents at the 2012 Asian Mining Indaba

Tim McLaughlin presented at the Asian Mining Indaba conference that took place on October 28-31, 2012 in Singapore. The presentation highlights the importance of conducting regular social due diligence reviews. Tim McLaughlin presented at the Asian Mining Indaba...

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Canadian Anti-Mining Day Tests Power of Social Media

Social media tools have been touted as being just for the young and frivolous. But multi-country events such as the Continental Day of Action Against Canadian Mega Resource Extraction suggest it is time for extractive industry thought leaders to join the conversation...

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