Tag: mining

How to make sense of the social license

How does business make sense of the Social Licence? At the 2015 Lord Mayor’s banquet the Governor of the Bank of England went on the record to warn the City that the Social licence to operate was real, and could have costly consequences. [click to watch 30 second video] But […]

Why chasing GDP makes life worse, not better.

“We can no longer simply use GDP growth rates to decide who the [party] heroes are,” President Xi Jinping speaking to party leaders in June 2014. [2] Instead, China’s leaders are adopting a new Quality of Life [QOL]measure. This is a significant cultural, economic and ethical shift. It has potentially […]