Mapping mining to the Sustainable Development Goals: an atlas

This report, prepared jointly by the United Nations Development Programme, the World Economic Forum, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investments and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, illustrates how mining can contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The aim of the report is to guide the mining industry to: Map its roles, responsibilities and opportunities across the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; Demonstrate how the mining industry can ensure that social and economic benefits of mining are widely shared and environmental impact minimized; and Map the relationship between mining industry and the SDGs by using examples of good practice in the industry and existing knowledge and resources in sustainable development.