On 13th of October, our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with the name “Critical Raw Materials: Managing Resources for a Sustainable Future” will launch officially on edX. It is now open for registration for everyone interested in critical raw materials and looking for solutions for their management. The first run will be with live support and take 6 weeks to complete. The course provides a systemic understanding of CRMs and equips you with tools and strategies for managing them in a sustainable way. The course covers the entire raw materials’ value chain, which will help you see what actions can be taken at every stage and how you can make informed decisions, and contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable approach to CRMs, regardless of your professional or academic background. Key topics include access to raw materials, environmental and social impacts, geopolitical factors, market dynamics, economics, supply chains, global trends in CRM use, and resource efficiency. You can choose from three different tracks that cover possible solutions from a technical, business or policy perspective. These range from supply risk mitigation, exploration, urban mining and substitution to circularity strategies, business models, responsible sourcing and certification. This course also introduces you […]
IRTC-Business will host a workshop at the EU Raw Materials Week that will take place in from 15th to 19th November. The EIT RawMaterials Community invites all stakeholders to join the upcoming workshops and webinars to discuss the future of the raw materials sector powering the transition to a green, digital and circular economy. The IRTC-Business sessions will take place on 16th of November, probably in a hybrid format. More information will follow.