Jeffrey Davidson has been working quietly to mediate disputes while critics have been pushing for an ombudsperson with more investigative teeth.
Jeffrey Davidson, Canada's globe-trotting CSR counsellor, has spent the first half of his term meeting stakeholders in Canada's mining sector, and trying to defuse conflicts involving extractive companies, communities, and local authorities around the world. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Halfway through his term as Canada’s oft-maligned corporate social responsibility counsellor, things are looking up for Jeffrey Davidson.
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