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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 to good practise examples that could help transforming the extractive sector towards sustainability.
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 assesses practices and their relevance for a transition towards sustainability in the extractives sector.
On 31 May and 1 June 2022, the SUMEX project organised its regional workshop for the south region in Seville, Spain. The presentations are now available online.
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 online.
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 and/or...
On 20 April 2022, the SUMEX team held its second regional workshop. The peer-learning event was organised in a physical format in Helsinki. The...
In 2020, the SUMEX team developed a survey to identify where specific knowledge gaps exist in the field of sustainable extraction with a view to improving capacity-building in sustainable management for the extractive industries. W
The SUMEX project is pleased to present its first factsheet and introduce the SUMEX Sustainability Framework.
On 23 November 2021, the SUMEX team held its first regional workshop. The peer-learning event was organised in a digital format. The presentations given during the event are now available online.
The SUMEX project is pleased to announce the release of a report describing the sustainability aspects that should be considered for the European extractive industry in the fields of carbon neutrality and circular economy.
SUMEX workshop: How can sustainable mining in Europe be supported? Connect with other practitioners!
The SUMEX project team is happy to announce our first regional workshop. This peer-learning event will be held on 23 November 2021, 10:00-12:30 and 14:00-16:00 CET.
The second SUMEX Clustering Workshop with the theme Sustainability outside the box: lessons from natural resource projects, architecture and E-learning, took place online 29 September 2021 and sought to challenge the current thinking around sustainability of the extractives industry by looking at good practices through different non-extractive lenses. In addition, a graphical illustrator recorded the workshop.
The SUMEX project is inviting stakeholders involved in the extractives industry (policymakers, permitting authorities, NGOs, etc.) to understand where specific knowledge gaps exist in the field of sustainable extraction. The replies to this survey will allow the SUMEX team to begin to assess what kinds of capacity building – i.e. learning and exchange actions and materials – are needed to fill these gaps. SUMEX will collect these responses for discussion in workshops and to develop a toolkit. These results will be brought into the SUMEX recommendations for future work towards capacity building.
SUMEX is pleased to launch the first edition of its yearly Policy brief where we present a preliminary framework of priorities for sustainable development in relation to the extractive industry.
SUMEX clustering workshop: collecting best practice considerations from European and global partners
The SUMEX project organised its first clustering workshop on 15 and 16 June 2021, gathering representatives from several EU funded projects as well as partners from oversees.
One of SUMEX’s main outputs will be the digital toolkit for good practice learning. An online repository about EU extractive sector practices will contain information on industry and policy practice & training materials in the form of reports, videos and websites in a well-structured and user needs centred way.
We are pleased to launch today the SUMEX website!
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