Jocelyn Fraser

Sessional Lecturer - MINE 555, MINE 590K
Jocelyn Fraser

Dr. Jocelyn Fraser’s research and teaching focusses on sustainability and social responsibility in the extractive sector.  She is particularly interested opportunities for companies, civil society organizations, and governments to collaborate, reduce mining-community conflict, and advance the agenda of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Jocelyn’s academic interests are complemented by ongoing consulting work on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and more than 15 years’ experience working with extractive companies to enhance social responsibility.

Jocelyn sits on the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Communities of Interest Panel and leads a working group on community engagement for the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM).  In addition, she is a member of the International Association of Public Participation and the American Academy of Management.

Select Recent Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Fraser, J., Bat-Erdene, Z., Lyons, J., Kunz, N. (2021). Local procurement, shared value and sustainable development: A case study from the mining sector in Mongolia.  Business Strategy and Development. In press, available online November 21, 2021.  Available at
  2. Fraser, J. (2021). Mining companies and communities: Collaborative approaches to reduce social risk and advance sustainable development. Resources Policy 74, 10144.
  3. Lister, J. Fraser, J. (2020). Who are the carbon leaders? Improving rankings and business ambition.  Academy of Management Proceedings, 2020 (1) org/10.5465/AMBPP.2020.18465abstract
  4. Dunbar, S.W., Fraser, J., Reynolds, A., Kunz, N.C. (2020), Mining needs new business models. The Extractive Industries and Society. 7 (2). Available at:
  5. Fraser, J. (2019). Creating shared value as a business strategy for mining to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The Extractive Industries and Society, 6(3), 788-791. Available at: