DPI Announces Wendy Tyrrell as New Executive Director

October 3, 2017 – The Development Partner Institute (DPI) is pleased to announce that Wendy Tyrrell will be taking on the role of Executive Director. With over 25 years of experience spanning extractive industries, manufacturing, agribusiness, and civil society organizations, Ms. Tyrrell brings deep expertise in sustainable development, environmental issues, social risks, and governance challenges. As a former senior manager …

DPI Participates In PERUMIN 33

The Development Partner Institute was delighted to participate in PERUMIN 33 during the week of September 18th in Arequipa, Peru. Kulvir Gill from our team was involved in two panel discussions as part of the Mining Business Summit. Sustainability – What have we learnt? Tuesday September 19  Moderator: Gerardo Castillo, General Director Societas Consultora de Análisis Social (Peru) Lectures: Dane …

DPI In The News

Multi-stakeholders form new Development Partner Institute to inspire mining for good (International Mining, May 2017) Clareo Managing Partner offers views on innovation from PDAC (International Mining, April 2017) The Future of Mining in Africa – The Development Partner Approach (Classic Business, Feb. 2016) Promoting Sustainable Management in Mining (News of Mining Brazil, Sept. 2015) Is the Mining Industry Becoming Outdated? (Globe and Mail, May 2015) …

DPI Hosts Workshop For IFC Sustainability Exchange Delegates

June 6, 2017 – The IFC’s global flagship Sustainability Exchange addresses operational, environmental and social challenges and opportunities faced by infrastructure and natural resource actors in emerging markets. This year’s conference was in Cartagena, Colombia and the DPI hosted a pre-conference workshop for attendees. Entitled “Engaging Communities to Drive Better Outcome from Natural Resources Development”, the session included a facilitated …

Multi-Stakeholders Form New Institute To Inspire Mining For Good

The Development Partner Institute seeks to help the mining industry to become a true development partner to improve social, environmental and economic outcomes for all stakeholders   The Development Partner Institute (DPI) was established in December 2016 and announced its launch at the 2017 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention on March 5. Its mission is to facilitate …

DPI Hosts First Regional Workshop in Limpopo South Africa

On April 4th 2017, the DPI hosted a two day regional multi-stakeholder workshop at ‘The Ranch’ in Polokwane. Almost 50  attendees from more than 30 organizations came together to share their visions, ideas and initiatives for the Limpopo region. Six areas of future collaboration emerged from the session: Understanding communities through inclusive engagement – fostering wider and deeper collaboration with diverse …

DPI Presents to International Mines Ministers Summit

On March 6, DPI Chair Peter Bryant presented to the PDAC-WEF International Mines Ministers Summit 2017 in Toronto, Canada. This was the second annual International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS), and it was held on the margins of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention. Twenty-five government leaders responsible for mining in their countries—representing five continents—joined leaders of industry, …

Hatch announces alliance with Development Partner Institute (DPI)

Hatch announces alliance with Development Partner Institute (DPI), strengthens its commitment to sustainability in mining March 29, 2017 Hatch is pleased to announce its founding partnership with the Development Partner Institute (DPI) (dpimining.org), an organization that is focused on creating global prosperity through innovation. Building upon the transformative multi-stakeholder work started by the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) in 2013, DPI …

DPI Session at 2017 PDAC

PDAC CSR Series Sunday March 5, 9 am to 12 pm Why Partnering for Development is the Future of Mining Presented by Kellogg Innovation Network and Development Partner Institute Overview: This session will explore the social, economic and environmental dimensions that are so vital for a vibrant mining industry and a future that provides for an equitable distribution of benefits …