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Miningweekly.com quotes François Joubert and Pierre-Olivier Charlebois in an article about climate change and ESG effects on the mining industry

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“Climate change, ESG obligations will make water issues more challenging for miners” Nadine James, Miningweekly.com

Miningweekly.com quotes Johannesburg and Montreal lawyers François Joubert and Pierre-Olivier Charlebois in an article about climate change and ESG effect on the mining industry.

Fasken partner Francois Joubert noted that despite the comparative ambition of the National Water Act, there had been discussion over the last ten years to replace or amend the Act to ensure greater alignment with and consideration for communities.

Meanwhile, Fasken partner and corporate social responsibility leader Pierre-Olivier Charlebois noted that Quebec was one of the latest regions to grant “legal personhood” to a river.