Besides technical aspects, SLIM focusses on the environmental, social and economic dimensions, addressing topics of worker safety and environmental impact. SLIM project includes a broad package of dissemination, communication and social innovation actions that will consider dialogue, as well as information and participation processes with the communities involved and key social actors.

With this aim, SLIM project will launch educational and information campaigns. In five European cities that coexist with mining operations surveys and interviews about social benefits and challenges derived from extractive activities.

It will also report on actions taken to improve the sector’s sustainability in meetings with European institutions and countries participating in the project, such as Sweden, Austria and Spain. From a local perspective, civil associations will be involved.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 - European Union funding for Research & Innovation