MMSD – further reports

Presenting the further reports of the IIED/WBCSD project Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) – the most ambitious study yet undertaken on the role of minerals in sustainable development.

Article, 03 March 2009

Project documents

Documents are grouped together in the links below, or you can search our Publications Library. Please contact us if you can't find what you are looking for. All project publications are available for free download.

MMSD – final report

MMSD – further reports

MMSD – regional reports

MMSD – working papers

MMSD – bulletins

MMSD – workshops, meetings and presentations

MMSD – Assurance Group and project information

MMSD – draft materials

MMSD – main project page

MMSD history project

Architecture for change: an account of the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development project history, Luke Danielson and Caroline Digby (July 2006), Global Public Policy Insitute

In this report former key staffers of the MMSD project present their subjective history of the key challenges they encountered, how they were resolved.

Project follow-up reports

Finding the way forward: how could voluntary action move mining towards sustainable development?

Artisanal and small-scale mining: challenges and opportunities

Room to manoeuvre? Mining, biodiversity and protected areas

Finding common ground: Indigenous Peoples and their association with the mining sector

MMSD project signs off

MMSD ended with the completion of the report 'Breaking New Ground'.

Read a sign-off message from MMSD project coordinator Richard Sandbrook

Final regional reports

MMSD Australia

MMSD North America

MMSD South America (Español)

MMSD Southern Africa

Interim reports

Mining and minerals sustainability survey 2001

MMSD: the results of a scoping project for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

MMSD: common terms of reference for regional/country studies on artisanal and small-scale mining

MMSD: a challenge for those interested in the future of the minerals industries

MMSD: conceptual framework and topics for analysis

Sustainable development: emerging concepts of governance in the minerals industries

The role of the minerals sector in the transition to sustainable development | El rol del sector de los minerales en la transición hacia el desarrollo sustentable