Community Consent in Extrative Industries

Understanding the challenges of local communities in the energy sector is essential to carry out successful projects.

In this January 14 Mining webinar, organized jointly with The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance and Embellie Advisory, our panelists covered topics such as the relationship between energy/mining companies and local communities and how to integrate communities into these companies’ projects through public hearing, mediators …

Since 2010 The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance enables institutional emerging market investors to support good governance, promote sustainable development, and improve investment performance in the governments and companies in which they invest.

Guillen Calvo (Insuco) ; Tehtena Mebratu-Tsegaye (Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment) ; Leila Kazemi (Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment) and Rémi Piet (Embellie Advisory).

Click HERE to view the video of the webinar.

Mining Coffee Chats were weekly meetings held by Dr. Remi Piet, as part then of AMI. Remi explored important topics affecting the mining industry with expert speakers, and discussed with attendees the challenges they faced during COVID-19 and beyond.

The Embellie Advisory Mining Coffee Chats are now held in collaboration with the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance, a New-York based NGO focused on ESG investments.

To find out more about Embellie Advisory’s consulting work in the area of risk management for mining investors and companies, please explore our recent webinars, case studies and whitepapers.

Dr. Remi Piet

Dr. Remi Piet is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Embellie Advisory. Remi leads political and other risk analysis activities for the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors in Latin America and West Africa. He has worked on projects in more than 60 countries across Latin America, Africa and Europe and taught at several universities including the University of Miami, HEC (Paris) and Qatar University. Be it a snapshot country and counterparty risk analysis ahead of an asset purchase, the on-going monitoring of on-the-ground risks or the development of local sustainable value with stakeholders, Remi has a long track record of success building collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders.

You can find below the transcript of the Webinar in its entirety as a PDF