British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium

TSM in action : the Mining Association of Canada's "Towards Sustainable Mining" initiative Chalmers, Ben; Gardiner, Elizabeth; Gelfand, Julie; Shea, Tara


The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has embarked upon an ambitious and important initiative called Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), which is designed to enhance the industry’s reputation by improving its environmental, social and economic performance, while aligning its actions with the priorities and values of its communities of interest (COI). This paper describes the TSM initiative—its rationale, its accomplishments to date – and its hopes for the future.

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