Private Sector Participation in Global Mine Restoration Activities

Date: Sunday, 3 December 2023
Time: 14:00-15:00 h local time UAE (UTC +4)
In-person: Land & Drought Resilience Pavilion, Blue Zone, Opportunity Petal, Thematic Arena 4, 1st floor, Stand 205
Date: Sunday, 3 December 2023

Degraded mines are potential havens for biological diversity. Today, abandoned mines make up over 100 million hectares of potential biodiversity wealth. Discover successful models and case studies of private sector-led mine restoration and the systems that need to be set up to motivate profit-making mining companies to leave behind bio-diverse and recreational spaces in place of wastelands.

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Dr Muralee Thummarukudy

Director, G20 Global Land Initiative

Mr. Themba Mkhwanazi

Regional Director, Africa & Australia, Anglo American’s PGMs business, Kumba Iron Ore and Australian operations.

Dr Renee Young

Program Director, Conservation and Restoration, The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute

Mrs. Roby Melltett

Independent Sustainability Advisor of Ivanhoe Mines Canada/South Africa