▼ Application of Methodology
Read further details on how the Methodology 2017 was applied to RMI 2018
▼ Methodology Report 2017
The full-length RMI Methodology Report 2017 for the 2018 Responsible Mining Index is available in English.
Summary versions are also available in Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.
Please use the corresponding links to download the appropriate version:
▼ Draft Methodology Report
The Responsible Mining Index Draft Methodology report was released for public comment for a period of six weeks, from 9 February to 24 March 2017.
Our sincere thanks to the wide range of stakeholders and experts from around the world who contributed their comments and recommendations. All input received were reviewed and considered during the finalisation of the RMI methodology.
The full-length Draft Methodology report is available in English. Summary versions are also available in Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. Please use the corresponding links to download the appropriate version.
Download the Draft Methodology:
EN Download the Draft Methodology (Full-length English Version)
Outcome of the public comment period
The Responsible Mining Foundation greatly appreciates all the comments and recommendations received on the Draft Methodology of the Responsible Mining Index (RMI) during the six-week public comment period and the roundtable consultations held in various regions.
A summary of the RMI response, including adjustments made to the methodology, is available below.
All comments with references to specific aspects of the RMI methodology are available at the links below.
Comments from Alliance for Responsible Mining
Comments from Bread for All
Comments from Cambridge Business and Biodiversity Group
Comments from John M Campbell
Comments from Centre for Environmental Rights
Comments from CFMEU Trade Union
Comments from María Chappuis
Comments from China Minmetals Corporation
Comments from CHRB
Comments from Comité de Développement Local Minier de la mine de manganèse de Bondoukou
Comments from DCAF
Comments from EITI
Comments from Engineers Without Borders Canada
Comments from FaciliTech International
Comments from ICMM
Comments from IndustriALL Global Union
Comments from ING Bank
Comments from INNOVAPUCP
Comments from Institute of Development Studies
Comments from Inter-American Development Bank
Comments from IUCN NL
Comments from Justice Pour Tous
Comments from Mining Association of Canada
Comments from NRGI
Comments from OECD
Comments from Shagdarsuren Oyutuya
Comments from Pakistan Central Mines Labour Federation
Comments from PGGM Investments
Comments from Reflejarse
Comments from REPSFECO-CI
Comments from Shift
Comments from Mark Slade
Comments from Slootweg en van Schooten
Comments from SOFEDI
Comments from Solidaridad Southamerica
Comments from Stakeholders's Engagement for Sustainable Development
Comments from John Strongman
Comments from Teneriffe Services
Comments from The Terrace
Comments from TU Delft
Comments from UNCTAD
Comments from UNECA
Comments from UNICEF
Comments from UNPRI
Comments from US Department of Labor