SusCritMat Winter School report now available!

SusCritMat aims to educate people from Master’s student level up, both in industry and academia about important aspects of Sustainable critical raw materials. In a novel concept, it introduces courses on these complex and interdisciplinary topics in a modula structure, adaptable to a variety of different formats and accessible to both students and managers in industry. In this context, last January, the first SusCritMat Winter School gave its participants the opportunity to discuss and work with experts from various fields. They did not only learn new things about sustainability aspects, but also enlarged their professional network. Like the other SusCritMat schools which are yet to come, the Winter School responded […]

Symposium on the availability of raw materials from secondary sources

This April, ESM Foundation will co-host this symposium as part of the UNECE Resource Management Week 2018. It reflects on the future availability of secondary raw materials and the need for a unifying global standard – the United Nations Framework Classification (UNFC) – to manage anthropogenic resources in a circular economy, with special reference to valorizing wastes for the recovery of Critical Raw Materials.

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ESM Foundation is providing support for research projects on different levels that conduct, in accordance with the Foundation’s charter, “research and investigations in the field of rare metals with a view on their industrial application”. For further information about the fields we would like to promote, see here.