ESM acted as Guest Editor for a special issue on “Critical Raw Materials” of the Elsevier journal “Sustainable Materials and Technologies“. Several members of the Foundation contributed to the seven publications comprised in this issue. It can be found online (open access) here.
A new ESM Flyer provides concise information on the Foundation, including project examples and next dates of ESM events: Download ESM Flyer (German)
SusCritMat Autumn School for Professionals 2018
Visit the Symposium on Availability of raw materials from secondary sources and the Special Workshop on Waste Valorization and Critical Raw Materials on April 24 at the UNECE Resource Management Week: https://www.unece.org/index.php?id=47092
Watch the video of the European education project SusCritMat, Management of Critical Raw Materials:
At the World Resources Forum 2017, ESM hosted in collaboration with EIT Raw Materials and the Sustainable Energy Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) a workshop on Critical Raw Materials, Resource Classification, and Sustainable Development Goals. First results are available here.
“Strategic Raw Materials and Sustainable Development” at WRF 2017
EIT RawMaterials has published a position paper in support of a strong EU Framework Programme with a strengthened focus on raw materials, including the role of raw materials in securing industrial leadership and sustainable development. Download
Educating the next generation of materials experts on how to sustainably manage critical raw materials is of vital importance. ESM, as Coordinator of the education project SusCritMat, would like to get your contributions in an online survey. The survey results will contribute to the development of new teaching materials and courses available to all. Complete the survey before the July 31 deadline and you will receive a free sustainability case study, part of the recently-developed Sustainable Development Active-Learning Tool Kit.
IRTC – International Round Table on Materials Criticality