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New FTI Consulting Article Addresses Challenges Facing African Mining in the ESG Era

In Africa, the ESG challenge is the legacy of environmental damage and irresponsible mining practices

The demand-side of global energy places immense pressure on the mining sector, which is perceived to make a significant contribution to CO2 emissions. Now, mining companies with extensive social and environmental footprints are coming under greater scrutiny by investors, civic society, and governments. In Africa, the ESG challenge is the…

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South African Businesses Prepare for New Era of Public Scrutiny as 77% Expect Investigations in Next 12 Months

The services sector and financial sector were the most likely to report experiencing regulatory or political scrutiny over the past 12 months (23% each)

Companies Anticipate Investigations into Three Key Areas: Business Conduct and Treatment of Customers, Sustainability/ESG Practices, and Relationship with Public Bodies or Procurement of Government Contracts; 78% Believe Their Business Model Needs to Fundamentally Change to Maintain or Restore Competitiveness; 98% of Companies Are Actively Investing in Preparation for Future Crises,…