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Sector Wide Impact Assessment of Limestone, Gold and Tin Mining in Myanmar



This sector-wide impact assessment (SWIA) on limestone, gold and tin mining in Myanmar analyses the impacts of mining of these commodities on the environment, local communities and workers. It covers sector-wide, cumulative and project-level impacts, looking at both the formal and informal parts of the sector. Recommendations are made to the Myanmar Government, businesses, civil society, ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) and other governments on how adverse impacts of the mining sector can be avoided and addressed, and how positive impacts can be maximised. By outlining key findings from the extensive fieldwork undertaken for the assessment and making concrete recommendations, the assessment seeks to contribute to building a platform for dialogue about how Myanmar’s mining sector can be shaped to contribute to poverty reduction and development.







Issuer (type)

The Myanmaar Center for Responsible Business (MCRB) (NGO)

Instrument type


Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


Text analysis

    • Low 0.57%
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    • E focus: climate change, conservation, cyanide management, deforestation, degradation, emissions, energy, energy use, environment, environmental management, fisheries, forests, hazardous substances, land use, pollution, resource efficiency, restoration, site rehabilitation, soil, tailings management, waste, water, water management, water quality, water scarcity, water use, biodiversity
    • S focus: collective bargaining, community development, compensation, conflict minerals, discrimination, discrimination policies, diversity, forced labour, gender equality, human right, human rights, philanthropic contributions, recruiting, recruitment, social impacts, children
    • G focus: audit, bribery, corruption, equator principles, financial reporting, responsible investment, risk management, accountability
    • Administrative services, Agriculture, Arts, Construction, Finance, Management, Manufacturing, Mining, Public administration