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New Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Sustainable Management in the Extractive Industry

This MOOC has been developed by the EU Horizon 2020 funded SUMEX project.

Mineral extraction is crucial to Europe’s twin digital and green transition. The SUMEX MOOC will address the most pressing issues and practical challenges faced by decision makers within the extractive industry. You’ll critically reflect on sustainability, discover best practice strategies, and learn how to respond to sustainability challenges faced by the mineral resource extraction sector.

Course brief facts:

TOPICS: impact assessment, health and safety, land use planning, permitting, reporting.

FORMAT: Free to attend, online, learning on your own time (on average two hours per week).

WHEN: Start 7th November 2022.

WHO: Young professionals in public administration, industry and research alongside established experts who would like to get a bird’s eye view on most recent sustainability challenges and solutions in the extractives.

DURATION: 6 weeks.

COST: free access between 7th November and 19th December 2022 (first live run).

Find out more and enrol in this course:

Other dissemination links:


School on Geoethics and Natural Issues:

IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics:

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