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Innovation for Sustainability in the Mining Sector

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Innovation for Sustainability in the Mining Sector

Time: March 4, 2017 from 12pm to 5pm
Location: Room 201, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Street: 222 Bremner Blvd
City/Town: Toronto, ON CANADA
Event Type: forum, and, networking, reception
Organized By: Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development, World Economic Forum, and PDAC
Latest Activity: Feb 28, 2017

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Event Description

Meeting the SDGs by 2030 will require unprecedented cooperation and collaboration among governments, private sector, communities, and non-governmental organizations. The mining sector has the opportunity and potential to positively contribute to all 17 SDGs. Many of the minerals produced by mining are also essential building blocks to technologies, infrastructure, energy and agriculture. This Sustainability Forum will discuss the important role that innovation will play in the mining sector to help achieve the SDGs. Innovation can take many forms including technology, finance, business models, and partnerships throughout all stages of mine development.

Registration will open at 12:00pm. The main event will commence at 1:00pm with a short presentation and panel discussion introducing the topic. Delegates will then separate into roundtable discussions focused on exploring an innovation theme in depth. The event will then close with another panel discussion.

Following the event conclusion at 5:00pm a complimentary reception will be held.

Registration is required. Please click here to do so.

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