December 2022

Sustainable Commodities – Can they play a role in the transition to a low-carbon economy?

Many commodities have become key inputs to the global economy, but their production is often associated with processes that have serious environmental and ethical issues – deforestation, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and forced/child labor, to name but a few. Are the negative impacts of commodity production inevitable or can sustainability-linked initiatives ensure the commodities sector plays its part in the green transition?

What's Covered?

  • Commodities demand on the increase
  • Recycling rare metals
  • Policymaker engagement critical to ESG
  • Energy subsidies equals missed opportunity