Sustainability in the Global Mining Industry 2011-2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Profitability and Budget Forecasts, Mining Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives

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Sustainability in the Global Mining Industry 2011–2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Profitability and Budget Forecasts, Mining Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives

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Synopsis

• The report is based on primary surveys conducted by ICD Research accessing its B2B panels comprised of senior business decision makers. The opinions and forward looking statements on sustainability management of 241 industry executives are captured in our in-depth survey, of which 57% represent directors, C-level executives and departmental heads.

• The geographical scope of the research is global – drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East.

• The report analyzes expenditure of mining industry buyers on sustainability, sustainable procurement practices and critical factors that influence supplier selection.

• Key topics covered include category-level spending outlooks, market-specific growth opportunities, investment opportunities and principal challenges associated with the implementation of sustainable practices.

• In this report, buyers identify their sustainable procurement budgets; along with essential sustainability measures that influence supplier selection

• The report provides extensive analysis on effective promotional channels and major drivers of green marketing, along with the key features of marketing green credentials.

• The report provides qualitative analysis of key industry opportunities and threats and also contains the full survey results.

Summary

"Sustainability in the Global Mining Industry 2011–2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Forecast of Budgets and Profitability, Mining Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives" is a new report by ICD Research that analyzes how companies in the mining industry perceive sustainability. The report contains in-depth analysis on the principal drivers and challenges with regards to sustainability plus the market-specific growth opportunities associated with the implementation of sustainable practices. It also benchmarks successful sustainable initiatives and energy-efficiency measures adopted by various companies. This report also examines the impact of sustainability on profits and cost saving targets set by companies. It also analyzes the procurement strategies and practices being undertaken; category-level spending outlooks; changes in sustainable procurement budgets; supplier selection criteria and investment opportunities available for leading purchase decision makers. The report identifies key drivers and practices of green marketing, and the channels used to effectively market green credentials.

Scope

The report features the opinions of mining industry respondents related to the following:

• What sustainability means to the industry

• Factors that drive sustainability measures

• Barriers that confront effective implementation of sustainability.

• Sustainable and energy efficiency measures and their impact on profitability.

• Metrics used for the measurement of sustainability performance.

• Procurement of sustainable materials.

• Demand for sustainable products and services, including markets that will drive growth.

• Changes expected in sustainability budgets and cost saving targets.

• Methods of marketing green credentials and the use of media channels.

• Sustainability leaders.

Reasons To Buy

• Drive revenues by understanding future sustainable product investment areas and growth regions.

• Formulate effective sales and marketing strategies by identifying buyer sustainability budgets and areas of investment.

• Better promote your business by aligning capabilities and business practices with the changing sustainability needs of customers.

• Uncover the business outlook, key sustainability challenges and opportunities.

• Understand the effect of sustainability on other players and competitors in the industry.

• Benchmark sustainable initiatives with key industry leaders and identify major trends that affect the industry.

• Secure stronger customer relationships by understanding the leading business concerns and changing strategies of buyers.

• Identify specific green marketing channels your competitors are using to win business.

Key Highlights

• Strengthening competitive position, cost savings and operational efficiency and effective risk management are major drivers influencing sustainability efforts in the mining industry.

• Survey results show that XX% of mining industry suppliers expect to see an increase in profitability over the next 12 months due to implementation of sustainability.

• Effective minimization of waste, effective health and safety management system and Effective minimization of water consumption are critical sustainability criteria for supplier selection.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

1.1 What is this report about?

1.2 Definitions

1.3 Methodology

1.4 Profile of survey respondents

1.4.1 Profile of buyer respondents

1.4.2 Profile of supplier respondents

2 Executive Summary

3 Sustainability in the mining industry

3.1.1 Perception of sustainability - buyers

3.1.2 Perception of sustainability - suppliers

3.1.3 Perception of sustainability - region

3.1.4 Perception of sustainability - turnover

3.2 Sustainability in business functions

3.2.1 Sustainability in business functions - buyers

3.2.2 Sustainability in business functions - suppliers

3.2.3 Sustainability in business functions - region

3.2.4 Sustainability in business functions - turnover

3.3 Key drivers of sustainability

3.3.1 Key drivers of sustainability – buyers

3.3.2 Key drivers of sustainability - suppliers

3.3.3 Key drivers of sustainability - region

3.3.4 Key drivers of sustainability - turnover

3.4 Key barriers to sustainability

3.4.1 Key barriers to sustainability - buyers

3.4.2 Key barriers to sustainability – suppliers

3.4.3 Key barriers to sustainability - region

3.4.4 Key barriers to sustainability - turnover

3.5 Key markets for growth

3.5.1 Key markets for growth - buyers

3.5.2 Key markets for growth - suppliers

3.5.3 Key markets for growth - region

3.5.4 Key Markets for Growth - Turnover

4 Implementation of Sustainability

4.1 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability

4.1.1 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability - buyers

4.1.2 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability - suppliers

4.1.3 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability - region

4.1.4 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability - turnover

4.2 Implementation of sustainable measures

4.2.1 Implementation of sustainable measures - buyers

4.2.2 Implementation of sustainable measures - suppliers

4.2.3 Implementation of sustainable measures - region

4.2.4 Implementation of sustainable measures - turnover

4.3 Environment management and bio-diversity

4.3.1 Environment management and bio-diversity – buyers

4.3.2 Environment management and bio-diversity – Suppliers

4.4 Sustainability initiatives for community development

4.4.1 Sustainability initiatives for community development – buyers

4.4.2 Sustainability initiatives for community development - suppliers

4.5 Key energy efficiency measures

4.5.1 Key energy efficiency measures – buyers

4.5.2 Key energy efficiency measures - suppliers

4.5.3 Key energy efficiency measures - region

4.5.4 Key energy efficiency measures - turnover

4.6 Effective monitoring of sustainability

4.6.1 Effective monitoring of sustainability - buyers

4.6.2 Effective monitoring of sustainability - suppliers

4.6.3 Effective monitoring of sustainability - region

4.6.4 Effective monitoring of sustainability - turnover

5 Financial Implications of Sustainability

5.1 Cost-saving expectations

5.1.1 Cost-saving expectations - buyers

5.1.2 Cost-saving expectations - suppliers

5.1.3 Cost-saving expectations - region

5.1.4 Cost-saving expectations - turnover

5.2 Impact of sustainability on profits

5.2.1 Impact of sustainability on profits - buyers

5.2.2 Impact of sustainability on profits - suppliers

5.2.3 Impact of sustainability on profits - region

5.2.4 Impact of sustainability on profits - turnover

5.3 Planned change in sustainability budgets

5.3.1 Planned change in sustainability budgets - buyers

5.3.2 Planned change in sustainability budgets - suppliers

5.3.3 Planned change in sustainability budgets - region

5.3.4 Planned change in sustainability budgets - turnover

6 Sustainable Procurement

6.1 Critical factors for supplier selection

6.1.1 Critical factors for supplier selection - buyers

6.1.2 Critical factors for supplier selection - region

6.1.3 Critical factors for supplier selection - turnover

6.1.4 Critical factors for supplier selection - senior level respondents

6.2 Level of supplier engagement

6.2.1 Level of supplier engagement - region

6.2.2 Level of supplier engagement - turnover

6.3 Expenditure on sustainable procurement

6.3.1 Expenditure on sustainable procurement vs. profitability

6.3.2 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement - region

6.3.3 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement - turnover

6.4 Attributes of green procurement

6.4.1 Attributes of green procurement - buyers

6.4.2 Attributes of green procurement - region

6.4.3 Attributes of green procurement - turnover

6.5 Procurement of sustainable products and services

6.5.1 Procurement of sustainable products and services - buyers

6.5.2 Procurement of sustainable products and services - region

6.5.3 Procurement of sustainable products and services - turnover

7 Marketing Green Initiatives

7.1 Drivers of green marketing

7.1.1 Drivers of green marketing - region

7.1.2 Drivers of green marketing - turnover

7.2 Marketing of green credentials

7.2.1 Marketing of green credentials – region

7.2.2 Marketing of green credentials - turnover

7.3 Effective channels of promotion

7.3.1 Effective channels of promotion - region

7.3.2 Effective channels of promotion - turnover

7.4 Industry leaders in sustainability

8 Appendix

8.1 Full survey results

8.2 Methodology

8.3 Contact us

8.4 About ICD Research

8.5 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Total Global Mining Industry Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2011

Table 2: Buyer Respondents by Job Role (%), 2011

Table 3: Buyer Respondents by Global Company Turnover (%), 2011

Table 4: Buyer Respondents by Region (%), 2011

Table 6: Supplier Respondents by Global Company Turnover (%), 2011

Table 5: Supplier Respondents by Job Role (%), 2011

Table 7: Supplier Respondents by Region (%), 2011

Table 8: Perception of Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 9: Perception of Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 10: Perception of Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 11: Perception of Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 12: Sustainability in Business Functions: Buyers, 2011–2012

Table 13: Sustainability in Business Functions: Suppliers, 2011–2012

Table 14: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 15: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 16: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 17: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 18: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 19: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 20: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 21: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 22: Key Markets for Growth: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 23: Key Markets for Growth: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 24: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 25: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 26: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 27: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 28: Implementation of Sustainable Measures: Buyers, 2011–2012

Table 29: Implementation of Sustainable Measures: Suppliers, 2011–2012

Table 30: Environment Management and Bio-diversity: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 31: Environment Management and Bio-diversity: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 32: Initiatives for Community Development: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 33: Initiatives for Community Development: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 34: Key Energy Efficiency Measures: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 35: Key Energy Efficiency Measures: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 36: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 37: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 38: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 39: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 40: Cost-saving Expectations: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 41: Cost-saving Expectations: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 42: Cost-saving Expectations: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 43: Cost-saving Expectations: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 44: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 45: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 46: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 47: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 48: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Buyers (%), 2010–2012

Table 49: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Suppliers (%), 2010–2012

Table 50: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 51: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 52: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection: Buyers (%), 2011

Table 53: Level of Supplier Engagement - Buyers (%), 2011

Table 54: Level of Supplier Engagement: Region (%), 2011

Table 55: Level of Supplier Engagement: Turnover (%), 2011

Table 56: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement - Buyers (%), 2011

Table 57: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement vs. Profitability (%), 2011–2012

Table 58: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement: Region (%), 2011

Table 59: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement: Turnover (%), 2011

Table 60: Attributes for Green Procurement: Buyers (%), 2011

Table 61: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services - Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Table 62: Drivers of Green Marketing: Suppliers (%), 2010–2012

Table 63: Drivers of Green Marketing: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 64: Drivers of Green Marketing: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 65: Marketing of Green Credentials: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Table 66: Marketing of Green Credentials: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 67: Marketing of Green Credentials: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 68: Effective Channels of Promotion: Suppliers (%), 2010–2012

Table 69: Effective Channels of Promotion: Region (%), 2011–2012

Table 70: Effective Channels of Promotion: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Table 71: Industry Leaders of Sustainability in the Mining Industry, 2011–2012

Table 72: Survey Results - Closed Questions

List of Figures

Figure 1: Perception of Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 2: Perception of Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 3: Perception of Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 4: Perception of Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 5: Sustainability in Business Functions: Buyers, 2011–2012

Figure 6: Sustainability in Business Functions: Suppliers, 2011–2012

Figure 7: Sustainability in Business Functions: Region, 2011–2012

Figure 8: Sustainability in Business Functions: Turnover, 2011–2012

Figure 9: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Buyers vs. Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 10: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 11: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 12: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 13: Key Drivers of Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 14: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 15: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 16: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 17: Key Barriers to Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 18: Top Five Markets for Growth: Mining Industry, 2011

Figure 19: Key Markets for Growth: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 20: Key Markets for Growth: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 21: Key Markets for Growth: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 22: Key Markets for Growth: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 23: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 24: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 25: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 26: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 27: Implementation of Sustainable Measures: Buyers, 2011–2012

Figure 28: Implementation of Sustainable Measures: Suppliers, 2011–2012

Figure 29: Implementation of Sustainable Measures: Region, 2011–2012

Figure 30: Implementation of Sustainable Measures: Turnover, 2011–2012

Figure 31: Environment Management and Bio-diversity: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 32: Environment Management and Bio-diversity: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 33: Initiatives for Community Development: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 34: Initiatives for Community Development: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 35: Key Energy Efficiency Measures: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 36: Key Energy Efficiency Measures: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 37: Key Energy Efficiency Measures: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 38: Key Energy Efficiency Measures: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 39: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 40: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 41: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 42: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 43: Cost-saving Expectations: Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 44: Cost-saving Expectations: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 45: Cost-saving Expectations: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 46: Cost-saving Expectations: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 47: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 48: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 49: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 50: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 51: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Buyers (%), 2010–2012

Figure 52: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Suppliers (%), 2010–2012

Figure 53: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 54: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 55: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection: Buyers (%), 2011

Figure 56: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection: Region (%), 2011

Figure 57: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection: Turnover (%), 2011

Figure 58: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection: Senior Level Respondents (%), 2011

Figure 59: Level of Supplier Engagement - Buyers (%), 2011

Figure 60: Level of Supplier Engagement - Region (%), 2011

Figure 61: Level of Supplier Engagement - Turnover (%), 2011

Figure 62: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement - Buyers (%), 2011

Figure 63: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement: Region (%), 2011

Figure 64: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement: Turnover (%), 2011

Figure 65: Attributes for Green Procurement: Buyers (%), 2011

Figure 66: Attributes for Green Procurement: Region (%), 2011

Figure 67: Attributes for Green Procurement: Turnover (%), 2011

Figure 68: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services - Buyers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 69: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 70: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 71: Drivers of Green Marketing: Suppliers (%), 2010–2012

Figure 72: Drivers of Green Marketing: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 73: Drivers of Green Marketing: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 74: Marketing of Green Credentials: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 75: Marketing of Green Credentials: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 76: Marketing of Green Credentials: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

Figure 77: Effective Channels of Promotion: Suppliers (%), 2011–2012

Figure 78: Effective Channels of Promotion: Region (%), 2011–2012

Figure 79: Effective Channels of Promotion: Turnover (%), 2011–2012

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