Future sustainability trends in copper demand

The copper industry is working to ensure environmentally responsible practices and clean-energy technologies are at the heart of the copper value chain. This idea drew industry experts, market analysts and ICA members to the Copper Demand and Sustainability Workshop on the eve of London Metal Exchange (LME) Week.

In the words of Eduardo Mencarini, Partner at McKinsey, during the event, “From renewable energy infrastructure to electric vehicles, the transition to net zero cannot happen without copper.” However, the metal alone cannot be the solution.

In front of a room full of analysts, journalists and members of the copper industry at the Hyatt Regency Hotel—The Churchill in London, Colin Hamilton, Managing Director of Commodities Research at BMO Capital Markets, moderated two panel sessions that explored the decarbonization challenge, demand projection, responsible production frameworks and supply chain collaboration.

Jubilee Metals Group (LON:JLP) is a global, diversified metal recovery company that operates world-class projects, ensuring a positive impact on the environment and its stakeholders

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