Countries Commit to the Sustainable Development and Sourcing of Critical Minerals

Yesterday, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced at COP15 that Canada, along with Australia, France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, are launching the Sustainable Critical Minerals Alliance to drive the global uptake of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive and responsible mining, processing and recycling practices and responsible critical minerals supply chains.

Ariel photo of a mining operation of natural resources.

COP27: UNECE Presents UN-Approved System for Natural Resources Management to Support Low-Carbon Transition

UNRMS, a toolkit for the integrated and sustainable management of natural resources, was presented last week at COP27 at the side event: “Accelerating the circular economy agenda to tackle climate change and foster economic transformation”. UNRMS will help countries use their natural resources efficiently, obtaining good social, environmental and economic outcomes.