Unnamed Road Maxwelton Queensland 4822 AU

• Identify the full range of planned and operational certification schemes applicable to the mineral industry and their supply chains and compare the objectives, focus, provisions, process for standards development and operation of such schemes;
• Analyse the effectiveness of different design characteristics of certification schemes, and the collective effectiveness of certification in the mineral industry as a whole;
• Undertake in-depth analysis and fieldwork for selected certification schemes applicable to the precious metals and gemstones sector, to consider the relationship between design characteristics and scheme outcomes; and
• Produce guidance material that captures the findings from all of the above, to support mineral operations, auditors, standards organisations, civil society groups, investors, and resource communities.

Lead organization:
University of Queensland
Study sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Seafood
Study type:
Study design & methods:
Quantitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Social issues, Environmental issues, Economic issues
Primary Research Funders:
University of Queensland
Name of lead contact:
RenzoMori Junior