Blogs

Trevor Bergfeldt

Changing climate, changing priorities: the transition to a low-carbon economy (Part 1)

Trevor Bergfeldt | April 21, 2020
As demand for minerals grows, mining companies are simultaneously faced with new and complex challenges in a rapidly-changing world. Trevor Bergfeldt addresses how the mining industry is helping to fight climate change by accelerating the transition to a carbon-neutral economy. This is part one of "Changing climate, changing priorities: the transition to a low-carbon economy."
Alex Pietralla

Successful project delivery lies in the balancing act of community well-being

Alex Pietralla | April 16, 2020
The balance between environmental protection and economic activity is a key determining factor for any project. To successfully increase well-being for all, Canadians call for a renewed focus on key success factors. We take a look at the Government of Canada's Community Well-Being (CWB) index and its role in tracking the socioeconomic well-being of Indigenous communities.
George Harrington

COVID-19: Local exposure to the crisis

George Harrington | April 7, 2020
As policy makers respond to the immediate health challenges posed by Covid-19, we need to prepare for what the future holds. We have developed an Interactive Dashboard that tries to identify exposure to the socio-economic effects of the Coronavirus pandemic across England. But by utilizing data sources from other countries, our effort is towards a global replication and understanding.