SLO can be achieved by increasing public knowledge that technologies like smart phones, solar panels and electric cars cannot exist without the mining of critical raw materials and metals
Demonstrating that without mining here, Europe will have to import its resources
The mining company try to communicate the benfits of the mine for the region but, crucially, the community
Examples of benefits like jobs, infrastructure, universities
The mining company communicate with the community to gain SLO - highlight need for government support
Explanation of how MIREU is bringing anthropolgists, sociologists, enviromental scientists, economists, legal scholars, language experts, geologists, business consultants and mining engineers togehter to develop EU SLO guidelines and a toolkit to help regional authorities facilitate SLO.