The Church of England Pensions Board and the Council of Ethics of the Swedish National Pension Funds (the Council on Ethics) will represent investors through the industry organisation PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) in a joint initiative with ICMM (International Council on Mining & Metals) and the UN (UN Environment Program) with the aim of creating an international standard for mine tailing dams.

This work is part of the overall commitment that the Council on Ethics and the Church of England Pensions Board run to improve the safety of mine tailing dams globally.

Read the press release here (PDF document, 122 kB):