Erdene interacts with individuals and groups (“Stakeholders”) who are affected by our business operations and in turn influence our business, especially in the communities that host our minerals projects in Southwestern Mongolia.
Erdene tailors its Stakeholder Engagement to each stage of the minerals project life cycle, from early exploration through mine closure, through the following activities.
- Semi-formal meetings and dialogue
- Official company outreach events and activities
- Informational materials
- Formal mechanisms for public input
From November 2017 to July 2018, Erdene’s stakeholder engagement program was selected as a case study that was conducted by the University of British Columbia that examined ways for early stage exploration companies to create value with local communities and integrate sustainable development goals into their operation.
The findings indicate that Erdene has built a good foundation of relationships and experience with a broad range of stakeholders. Moving forward, the study suggests Erdene has an opportunity to position itself as a catalyst for sustainable development by continuing and extending those relationships.
The full report can be viewed here.
1. Complaints And Grievances
2. Local Cooperation