Extractives Documents: General

Thematic Social Forum on Mining and the Extractivist Economy

Mining in Partnership: An Empowerment Agenda (miningpartnership.org)


The Church of England, "Extractive Industries: The policy of the National Investing Bodies of the Church of England and the Ethical Investment Advisory Group’s Advisory and Theological Papers"


Synod for the Amazon, Final Document

CPN Panel, "Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining: Integral Peace, Development, and Ecology" (video)

William P. George, Mining Morality: Prospecting for Ethics in a Wounded World (link to publisher's book page)

Pope Francis, Address to the participants of the meeting "Mining for the Common Good"


USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace, Letter Urging National Security Advisor Kellogg to Maintain Rules on Conflict Minerals in DRC

USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace, Letter to SEC to Maintain Standards on Conflict Minerals


Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Energy, Justice and Peace: A Reflection on Energy in the Current Context of Development and Environmental Protection

CCSI, UNDP, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, World Economic Forum, "Mapping Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals"

Peter Turkson, "The Key Concept of Integral Ecology and its Evolution in the Church’s Social Teaching"


Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, "Open Letter of Communities Effected by Mining Operations" (English)

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, "Open Letter of Communities Effected by Mining Operations" (Español)

ESADE Ramon Llull University Institute for Social Innovation, "The Impacts of Mining: Establishing Relationships Between Advocates, Persons at the Grassroots, Policy Makers and Mining Companies"

CIDSE, "We Need Supply Chain Due Diligence" (links to English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch)

Christina Z. Peppard and Andrea Vicini (eds.), Just Sustainability: Technology, Ecology, and Resource Extraction (publisher's book page)

Pope Francis, Laudato Si'

Pope Francis, Message For “A Day of Reflection: United to God, We Hear a Cry”


Mining Working Group, "A Rights Based Approach to Resource Extraction in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development"

Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation Commission, USG-UISG, "A See, Judge, Act Reflection on the Impacts of Mining"


USCCB Office of International Justice and Peace, "Background on Natural Resources: Promote Health, Reduce Violent Conflict, Ensure Development"

Pope Francis, Greeting to Mining Industry Representatives For Day of Reflection


Katherine Marshall, "Bishops and Extractive Industries: A Human Face of Mining," Huffington Post


CRS, Extractives and Equity (available in English, Espanol, Francais)


Harry J. Van Buren, III, "Care for People and Creation: The Role of US Christian Institutional Shareholder Activists in Extractive-Industry CSR"


Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, A New Earth: The Environmental Challenge


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