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Mining, Materials, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

by Christian (Analysis for Development Group, Queensland) Parra

Mining, Materials, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Synopsis

Mining, Materials, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): 2030 and Beyond provides a systematic assessment of how the mining and materials sector contributes to the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) set forth by the United Nations in 2015. While the target date of 2030 is considered a benchmark for reaching these goals, the book looks beyond this date and considers a longer-term vision. FEATURES Written by a consortium of authors from developing and developed countries Offers coverage of environmental, economic, and social dimensions of the SDGs Follows the 17 SDGs and includes a short chapter on each, followed by a case example Includes longer conceptual chapters that consider cross-cutting issues as well Aimed at those working in minerals, mining, and materials, this work offers readers a practical vision of how these sectors can have a positive impact on meeting these vital global targets.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780367358501
Publication date: 16th October 2020
Author: Christian (Analysis for Development Group, Queensland) Parra
Publisher: CRC Press an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 214 pages
Categories: Mining industry, Geology & the lithosphere, Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology, Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology, Environmental science, engineering & technology, Environmental science, engineering & technology, Petrology,

About Christian (Analysis for Development Group, Queensland) Parra

Cristian Parra is a Chilean-Australian economist at Malthus Global with 20 years of professional experience working with the extractive industry and its stakeholders globally. He has a long track record of senior advising in areas related to socioeconomic issues and progress of mining regions, social and economic mining performance, and impact assessment in developing and developed countries. Cristian has led and participated in projects in 15 countries in more than 50 mining regions across Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and Africa, working with importantmultinational resources companies, development institutions, donors, governments, NGOs, and community groups. Brandon Lewis is a sustainable investment professional with over a decade ...

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