What is corporate social responsibility (CSR) and why should investors care? Is it simply charity? How can investors make sure a company’s CSR issues are taken care of? How can investors determine if there are going to be CSR issues that derail a project? What should mining companies proactively be doing to ensure CSR issues are covered? Brandon Munro answers these questions and more in this interview.
Brandon Munro is the Chief Executive Officer of Bannerman Resources an ASX-listed Uranium development company. Brandon is also a quantitative economist and lawyer with 20 years experience as a corporate lawyer and resources executive, including serving as Bannerman’s General Manager between 2009-2011. Before joining Bannerman as CEO/Managing Director, Brandon was Managing Director of an ASX-listed company, which was focused on base metals exploration in Africa. Brandon also has extensive experience regarding the corporate social responsibility of mining companies and frequently speaks publicly concerning that topic.