Mining & the SDGs: ASM and LSM Perspectives






Date: October 15, 2020, 10:00-11:30am EST

Location:  Online

Leveraging Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM) and Large-Scale Mining (LSM) to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Organisers: RMF (Responsible Mining Foundation), CCSI (Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment), Pact, University of Delaware, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

Moderated by: Antonio Pedro, Director, Subregional Office for Central Africa, UNECA


Jorden de Haan, Programme Officer Artisanal Gold, Pact
James McQuilken, Programme Officer Mines to Markets, Pact
Kirsten Dales, Independent industrial ecologist
Jennifer Rietbergen-McCracken, Senior Advisor, Responsible Mining Foundation
Perrine Toledano, Head of Extractive Industries, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Julie Klinger, Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Brian Chicksen, Adjunct Professor, University of Cape Town

RMF and CCSI shared the findings of their new report, Mining and the SDGs: a 2020 status update (access the report in English, Chinese, Spanish, French, Bahasa IndonesiaJapanesePortuguese (BR) and Russianand Pact and the University of Delaware presented their report on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining.