ESG Across the Mining Value Chain

3 modules



Course Length
4 hours

Edumine Courses

04 Mar 2023



About the Course

This course covers Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) components and their impact on the mining value chain. Participants will learn about the various stages of the mining process, from exploration to closure, and the different ESG threats and opportunities associated with each stage. Learners will also gain a deeper understanding of ESG regulations, standards and reporting requirements, and how these are changing the mining industry. Case studies and real-world examples will be used to illustrate the practical application of ESG across the mining value chain. The course is designed for professionals in the mining industry, as well as those with an interest in ESG and sustainable business practices. 

 About the Audience 

This course explores concepts that will be useful for those seeking a robust understanding of ESG considerations at each stage of the mining value chain and is suitable for intermediate levels. 

Examples of those who may be interested include: investors, geologists, chemists, engineers, government officials, regulators, data scientists, policy setters, non-governmental organizations, procurement specialists, academics, finance professionals, sustainability experts, lawyers, and administrative staff. 


Recommended Background 

We recommend “Introduction to ESG” to give learners a baseline understanding of Environmental, Social and Governance concepts. 

Course Details


  • Dr. Sarah Gordon 

  • Dr. Rose Clarke 


Duration:        4 Hours 

Access:           90 Days 

Category:       Mining 

Level:  Intermediate 

Version Date: March 1, 2023 

Delivery Format: On-Demand 

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Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to: 

  • Explain each of the components of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) and how they interact and overlap to form an integrated approach 

  • Define and properly use key terms and vernacular specific to sustainability and mining  

  • Highlight some of the key ESG considerations involved in the stages of the Mining Value Chain 

  • Describe the potential short and long term challenges that can occur as a result of a poor ESG practice 

  • Describe the potential long and short term benefits that can be attributed to a robust ESG practice 


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Edumine Certification

Learning Credits

ESG Across the Mining Value Chain
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Added 4 months ago, by Lady-Ann
This course was very insightful and practical. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Added 5 months ago, by Sebastian
The value chain approach as a guide to progress in the course is much appreciated to review ESG risks and impacts.
Added 5 months ago, by Raul
Very good course, very well organised, planned and delivered. Good examples and references to expand knowledge and criteria. Good tests and exams. Timing is right. Method and approaching easy to understand and connect with all aspects of the mining industry.
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