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Mine the Gap

Connecting Water Risks and Disclosure in the Mining Sector

This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related disclosure.

Key Findings

Executive Summary

Water issues are becoming a considerable factor affecting growth and profitability of companies in many regions of the world. This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related disclosure. The purpose is to provide information, questions, and tools to help the financial community better evaluate water-related risk facing mining companies.

This research focuses on global hardrock minerals operations and does not cover industrial or fuel minerals.

Funding for this research was provided by APG Group.

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