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The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) supports over 60 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. It is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive growth, social development and environmental stewardship. The International Institute for Sustainable Development has served as Secretariat for the IGF since October 2015. Core funding is provided by the Government of Canada.

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Introduction

The IGF is committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. Learn more about the IGF.

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Members

The IGF is a voluntary initiative with over 60 member nations. Learn more about our current members or how to become one.

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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides guidance and assists the IGF with decision making to help achieve the goal of mining for sustainable development.

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Staff

The IGF’s staff is comprised of passionate individuals dedicated to mining for sustainable development. Learn more about our team.

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Partners

The IGF is thankful for its partners committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development. Learn more about our partnerships.