Erdene Resource Development describes itself as “a company that is focused on creating value for all stakeholders, doing things ‘The Erdene Way’ ”.  A core element of this “Erdene way” is its commitment to make positive contributions to local economic development. From November 2017 to July 2018, a team from the University of British Columbia made a study of the Mongolian company’s stakeholder engagement and community relations programme, and in this conversation with B. Tugsbilegt Jocelyn Fraser, one of the lead researchers, describes what the study found.  Jocelyn Fraser was part of a research team alongside SPPGA Professor Nadja Kunz and UBC Masters student, Bulgan Batdorj.

Read the full interview in the Mining Mongolia Journal here.