Past Event

Mining & the SDGs: ASM and LSM Perspectives

October 15, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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, 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 EnglishChineseSpanishFrenchBahasa IndonesiaJapanesePortuguese (BR) and Russianand Pact and the University of Delaware presented their report on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining.