This session will explore water as a shared resource and address issues arising from its increased scarcity. With social and environmental dimensions of water having a significant impact on all stages of the mine life cycle – whether closing and rehabilitation of mines, the development of new projects or the expansion of existing ones, the mitigation of water related ESG risks is critical for the mining industry and the environments within which it operates.
The panel will, among others, discuss the following aspects:
- Increased scrutiny of water management plans
- Community water needs and engagement with communities to manage water as a shared resource
- Stricter regulatory regimes governing water access
- Management of mine waste and effluent
- Caroline Vail, Partner, ERM (Environmental Resource Management)
- Dr. Henrietta Salter, Principal: Water Sustainability, Anglo American
- Tanneke Heersche, Partner, Fasken
- 12:00 - 13:30 ET Webinar and Q&A
This webinar is complimentary
This event is only available by webinar
This programme contains a total of 16 sessions with 24 hours of accredited content for the purposes of the Law Society of British Columbia’s annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. The session has been loaded as part of a series, titled Fasken’s PDAC 2021: Toronto Mining Conference Series – March 2021 and will be available for claiming through the LSBC CPD website as of March 12, 2021.
A confirmation of participation will be sent to you for your continuing education hours with the Barreau du Québec.
For CPD/CLE in other jurisdictions, please contact your local Law Society.