Sustainable Management in Extractive industries

Project: Co-funded project

Collaborative partners

  • Montanuniversität Leoben (lead)
  • Oeko-institut e.v.
  • Tallinna tehnikaülikool
  • Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
  • Wageningen Univ, Wageningen University & Research, Environm Policy Grp, Sociol
  • Federation Europeenne sen geologues (EPG)
  • Boliden MIneral AB
  • Union Europeenne de Producters de Granulats (UEPG)
  • Consejeria de Hacienda Industria y Energia (DGIEM)


The SUMEX project will address the definition of sustainability in connection with the extractive industry in Europe. It does so by considering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the European Green Deal, as well as EU Social License to Operate (SLO) considerations and will involve various European stakeholders from industry, government, academia and civil society.

The project team is coordinated by Montanuniversität Leoben in Austria and it has nine European partners.
Short titleSUstainable Management in EXtractive ind
Effective start/end date01.11.202031.10.2023


  • Euroopan komissio / European Commission: €178,500.00

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