Welcome to RE-SOURCING!

RE-SOURCING is an EU-funded Multi-Stakeholder Platform that aims to advance Responsible Sourcing of raw materials along and across global mineral value chains. It strives to promote both strategic agenda setting and coherent application of practices for Responsible Sourcing.

Explore the website to learn more about the project, visit the knowledge hub to answer your questions and join our network to support the future of Responsible Sourcing!

Challenging Times Require Responsible Solutions

The European Green Deal is the European Union's bold ambition to tackle the growing threat of climate change and environmental degradation. The targets set under the Deal require innovation and deployment of new technologies in renewable energy, mobility and electric & electronic goods. The value chains that provide the resources and products for these sectors are spanning across the globe.

How to ensure that the extensive sourcing of raw materials required for the green transition does not cause social and environmental harm?

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RE-SOURCING is your opportunity to address the challenge of Responsible Sourcing in a multi-stakeholder setting:

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As a…


better understand the challenges of responsible sourcing and your role in it
learn about best practices, tools, and regulations in your industry
network with like-minded businesses


increase your capabilities to implement effective policies and strategies
co-develop policy recommendations, roadmaps and best practices
learn how to best stimulate the private sector

...civil society representative

foster the adoption of sustainable development
raise awareness about responsible sourcing
support a critical and constructive discourse that leaves no one behind

A team with diverse backgrounds to match the challenge

Our team composition facilitates the setup of the RE-SOURCING Global Stakeholder Platform as a neutral and mediating space that is open to the many perspectives of involved stakeholders. Our skills, comprehensive background and expertise in the area of industry, academia and civil society will create the way forward that works for all - the planet, the people and businesses alike.


Esther Laabs

EIT RawMaterials GmbH

Project Manager Innovation


Masuma Farooki


Consulting Director


Andreas Endl

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Institute for Managing Sustainability

Project Coordination & Research


Alejandro Gonzàlez

Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations

Researcher SOMO / Coordinator GoodElectronics Network


Constanze Fetting

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Institute for Managing Sustainability

Research and project associate

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We invite you to be part of the RE-SOURCING Platform by subscribing to our growing network. By joining our network, you will receive our newsletters, will be invited to the various RE-SOURCING platform events (e.g. Conferences, Workshops, Webinars and Peer-Learning Labs) and will be informed about our latest achievements and publications.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under Grant Agreement No. 869276

Coordinated by:

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business,
  • Institute for Managing Sustainability
  • Welthandelsplatz 1A
  • 1020 Vienna
  • email: info@re-sourcing.eu