The capacity of the mining and metals sector to tackle climate change and support the transition to a low-carbon economy remains complex.

The sector is one of the most exposed to controversies, with the most recurrent ones concerning community relations, water management, health and safety issues, and human rights. Furthermore, it is increasingly challenging to source conflict minerals responsibly.

Yet, with customers from different markets paying more attention, there is no longer a way around implementing sustainability and adhering to due diligence measures.