Environment & Community Development

envirinment1Indigenous peoples are often amongst the most marginalized and vulnerable segments of the population due to their economic, social and legal status. They may be at particular risk from mining projects, as their lifestyle is often inseparably linked to their natural environment and they generally have limited capacity to defend their rights to land and natural resources.

QMMPL approach to indigenous peoples is led by both respect for an acknowledgement of the specific context and rights of indigenous people and is in line with international best practice & aims to ensure:

Environmental & Social Impact Assessment
Human Rights Impact Assessment
Stakeholder & Public Consultation
Mine Closure Design, Planning & Cost Estimation
Public Hearing to understand the impacts or Ideas for implementation
Re-settlement Planning
Environmental & Social Audits, Review & Monitoring