2021 PREVIEW: Sustainability takes center stage in lithium sector as EV transition picks up
Published: Monday, 04 January 2021
Sustainable mining of lithium - a critical raw material in the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries that also plays a pivotal role in vehicle electrification - has come under increased scrutiny over the past year amid an accelerated shift toward electric vehicles (EVs).
This has prompted a raft of lithium incumbent and junior
miners to disclose their environmental commitments over the
course of 2020.
The move is in line with more stringent requirements from car
makers attempting to control the sustainability of their supply
A key point of focus over the course...