Greg Radford is the Director of the Secretariat to the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF). The IGF works with its 80 member governments to develop inclusive and gender-equitable practices, optimize financial benefits, support livelihoods in small and large-scale mining operations, and safeguard the environment through effective policy and regulatory regimes. Greg has overall strategic, financial, and operational responsibility for the Secretariat and for the execution of the IGF mission. Greg holds a Master’s degree in environmental management and has more than 25 years of experience. He has held senior management positions at international organizations including Director of the ESG Department at the International Finance Corporation and President of the International Association for Impact Assessment.
- How can accountability frameworks improve governance of the mining sector and promote sustainable development?
- Collaboration with society and managing both shareholder and community expectations is crucial to addressing sustainability and ensuring systemic change.
- Governments need to play their role in delivering services to local communities – how can governments and companies work more collaboratively to support local communities?
- Mining companies need to understand the local context – what more could companies be doing to engage communities and ensure their rights are respected
Tuesday 07 February 14:15 - 15:00 Roof Terrace
Sustainable Development Day