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New report: WGC members contributed billions to local economies in 2020
New report: WGC members contributed billions to local economies in 2020

According to a new report, World Gold Council member companies contributed $37.9bn to the GDP of the countries where they operate in the form of taxes, salaries and payments to suppliers. This represented 63% of the total revenue they received from...

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IWiM releases inaugural report detailing achievements, societal impact
IWiM releases inaugural report detailing achievements, societal impact

Global not-for-profit organisation International Women in Mining (IWiM) has released its inaugural Impact Report which details the organisation's achievements and the wider societal impact of its work. IWiM pursues gender equality in mining while...

22 Nov 2021

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Pharmaceutical companies collaborate against climate change

The Energize programme, a collaboration between 10 global pharmaceutical companies to engage hundreds of suppliers in climate action and decarbonisation of the pharmaceutical value chain, has been announced today - on Energy Day of the 2021 United...

5 Nov 2021

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We mapped every large solar plant on the planet using satellites and machine learning
We mapped every large solar plant on the planet using satellites and machine learning

An astonishing 82% decrease in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy since 2010 has given the world a fighting chance to build a zero-emissions energy system which might be less costly than the fossil-fuelled system it replaces. The...

By Lucas Kruitwagen 2 Nov 2021

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