“There are a number of organizations advancing the ideals of sustainable development,” [Stephen Whisler] said. “Some are quietly effective; others are quite vocal in their assertion that if you do not belong to their group, you are not committed to the concept. I personally have serious concerns about this approach and its corollary, that the sustainable-development concept can somehow be turned into a competitive advantage. It’s akin to trying to prove which of the world’s religions is superior, and it ultimately runs the risk of costing society more than it benefits.”
“At Cerro Verde,” he said, “we work hard to avoid incidents. When we
have one, however, our code of ethics requires us to acknowledge it,
accept responsibility for it and fix the problems caused by it.”
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