Welcome to Bettercoal.

We are a global, not-for-profit initiative established by a group of major utilities to promote the continuous improvement of corporate responsibility in the coal supply chain, with a specific focus on the mines themselves.

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The new Bettercoal Code

Following an extensive public consultation that included stakeholder meetings in S Africa, Colombia, Indonesia and Russia, the new Bettercoal Code has been adopted. It builds upon existing mining standards and recognizes current industry good practice. It sets out the ethical, social and environmental principles and provisions that Bettercoal Members expect their coal supply chain to align with.
You can view the code here….

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Bettercoal participates in Dutch trade mission to Colombia focusing on responsible coal mining

Board Chair Marga Edens represented Bettercoal in a multi-stakeholder delegation to Colombia led by Dutch Minister Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation...

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