STRADE Policy Brief 07/2016

Voluntary initiatives in the mining sector and their principles and criteria on environmental sustainability

STRADE is an EU-funded research project focusing on the development of dialogue-based, innovative policy recommendations for a European strategy on future raw materials supplies. In a series of policy briefs and reports the project will offer critical analysis and recommendations on EU raw materials policy.

This policy brief reviews environmental principles and criteria in voluntaryand legally non-binding initiativeswith particular relevance for the ore mining sector.