Economics, sustainability and the human costs of mining
05 May 2019
In February 2019 after the Vale dam disaster at Brumadinho we noted the problem worldwide of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) issues in mining. On 2 May the BBC aired an interesting and moving segment within the Newsnight programme on the “the unending battle between economics and sustainability and its terrible human costs” in the context of this Brazilian disaster. This report will be available on BBC iPlayer for 29 days.