COVID-19 and government economic recovery policies create business integrity risks for mining companies. There are several key areas that companies and investors need to pay close attention to. Business integrity, transparency and anti-corruption are integral parts of ESG performance and affect social licence to operate.
The Covid-19 pandemic is closing borders and disrupting supply chains, but it can’t stop our long-term movement toward a more interconnected world; it will strengthen the patriotism and reinforce nationalism. Governments of all types will adopt emergency measures to manage the crisis, and starting today they will think about the recovery stags in our levels.
Global anti-corruption organization, Transparency International (TI) has today released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) and Armenia has cemented itself as among one of the best countries that made a huge effort during 2019; for the first time Armenia recorded a relatively major growth, raising its score from 35 to 42.
Develop Armenia took the initiative to organize on 18th of July 2019 a round table to discuss about options to build a coalition for a good governance and transparency in the extractive industries in Armenia; the meeting was successful and after EITI Multi-stakeholder Group election in October, we continued our communication and coordination with differentContinue reading “Time to Build a Coalition for a Good Governance in Extractive Industries”