Papers / Speeches

Both business and traditional miners assume that the world is systematic, rational, predictable and pretty black and white. In this sense both are actually at odds with the rest of the world’s cultures both in the past and for much of the present.

No longer can companies and governments hide in a mutually exclusive, mutually beneficial relationship while other stakeholders – local communities and civil society – are locked out by a ‘We know best’, ‘Trust us and we’ll do the right thing’ attitude. It is now ‘show us, prove it to us’.