Caroline Digby

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Caroline Digby "is Director of the Post-Mining Alliance, an expert team at the Eden Project in Cornwall, set up to work with partners and grass-root community groups to develop better solutions to the problems of mining legacy and mine closure. Prior to Eden, Caroline worked at the International Council on Mining and Metals and the International Institute for Environment and Development on projects to improve the environmental and social performance of the mining industry worldwide. Her particular focus for the last ten years has been on the socio-economic aspects of development, effective community engagement and the role of partnerships in delivering better outcomes. Her early career was with CRU International, initially as a commodity analyst and then as a strategy advisor to the metals and mining industry." [1]

"Caroline joined Eden to develop the Post-Mining Alliance in July 2004. Prior to this, she was a Programme Director for the first two years of the International Council on Mining and Metals, where she saw through the implementation of some of the key recommendations of the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) project. Caroline was the Research Director for the MMSD project, a two-year process of analysis and consultation seeking to understand how the mining and minerals sector could contribute to sustainable development, hosted by the International Institute for Environment and Development from 2000 to 2002. An environmental economist by training, she has worked in the mining and metals sector for most of her career." [2]

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  1. Life After Mining, Eden Project, accessed April 22, 2009.
  2. People, Post-Mining Alliance, accessed April 22, 2009.