Sustainable Management in the Extractive Industries.
SUMEX is a 36-month project funded by the European Commission that started on 1 November 2020. The project aims to establish a sustainability framework for the extractive industry in Europe, with the involvement of stakeholders from civil society, academia, industry and government backgrounds from all across the EU.
About the project
Sustainabilityframework for the extractive industry in Europe.
We aim at establishing a sustainability framework by considering the Sustainable Development Goals, the European Green Deal, as well as EU Social License to Operate considerations and will involve stakeholders from civil society, academia, government and industry backgrounds from all across the EU.
Latest news about SUMEX
Key findings from SUMEX peer-learning workshops
The results from the different SUMEX workshops overall confirmed the need to continue discussions between different stakeholders to support more sustainable management in the
Submit a new practice to our Knowledge Repository
The SUMEX project is continuously looking for new practices in the extractive sector that push the boundaries of what is possible on sustainable management. Contribute
Presentations from “Making Sustainability Happen: European Extractive Industries in the Transition”
The SUMEX team is happy to announce that the presentations from the Brussels workshop "Making Sustainability Happen: European Extractive Industries in the Transition" are
Join the SUMEX Massive Open Online Course today!
Register for the SUMEX MOOC to explore the importance of sustainability in the extractive industry and discover solutions along 5 key action areas.
17 November 2022 – Making Sustainability Happen: European Extractive Industries in the Transition
The SUMEX project team is happy to announce our “bringing it all together“ workshop, where we summarize the results of the SUMEX regional workshops
EU project SUMEX launches digital Knowledge Repository to help transform extractive industries’ sustainability performance
PRESS RELEASE | BRUSSELS | SEPTEMBER 2022 – The SUMEX project is pleased to announce the release of a database that provides open access
SUMEX Policy brief 2: Assessing practices and their relevance for a transition towards sustainability
SUMEX announces the release of the second edition of its yearly Policy brief. In this document, the project provides an overview of how it
Presentations and recordings from SUMEX East workshop now online!
On 31 May and 1 June 2022, the SUMEX project organised its regional workshop for the south region in Seville, Spain. The presentations are
Watch the presentations from the regional workshop South!
On 22 and 23 June 2022, the SUMEX project organised its regional workshop for the south region in Seville, Spain. The presentations are now available
SUMEX Delphi Survey – Experts wanted!
The SUMEX project invites you to participate as an expert in the Delphi Questionnaire Round 1. If you are an expert in Land Use Planning…
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement nº 101003622