As natural resources become more scarce, mining companies are moving deeper into developing countries and regions with indigenous populations. Thanks to a UN declaration, the Rights of Indigenous People and growing discussion surrounding the Right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent, community relations are gaining importance in the mining industry.

Watch Irene Sosa, senior analyst for Sustainalytics, discuss her research on these and other  agreements being reached between communities and the mining sector.

This video interview was produced by Video4Good for 3BL Media.