Maximizing Value: Guidance on implementing materials stewardship in the minerals and metals value chain

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Materials Stewardship is the concept that ICMM has defined to embody the range of activities required for optimal and appropriate use of minerals and metals in society. This guidance publication is a key element in ICMM's sustainable development agenda.

Containing case studies, practical guidance and outlining recognized business drivers, this publication will assist ICMM members and others in understanding and implementing effective materials stewardship strategies while creating additional business value through identifying new opportunities in an increasingly competitive global market place.

The publication also includes a summary leaflet that is intended to quickly familiarize the reader with the concept.

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