We are delighted to welcome SQM as a platinum sponsor of the Raw Materials Summit 2023, Europe’s most important raw materials event. SQM is one of the world’s leading producers of lithium carbonate and hydroxide, with a presence on five continents. And, with its inclusion in the outstanding 2022 S&P Sustainability Yearbook, it is a recognized leader in the field of sustainability. In this interview, the Director of External Affairs, SQM, Stefan Debruyne discusses why Europe must embrace the return of raw materials, his thoughts on the Critical Raw Materials Act, and why the future low-carbon economy must be better than the fossil-based economy it is replacing.read more about "Why SQM became a Platinum Sponsor of the Raw Materials Summit 2023."
Find out more about topics of strategic importance and key raw materials industry issues drawn from the EIT RawMaterials CEO and experts, a suite of events and from across our innovation ecosystem.
Why SQM became a Platinum Sponsor of the Raw Materials Summit 2023.
Why is a European Raw Materials Summit important to Anglo American?
With great pleasure, we welcome Anglo American, a leading global mining company, as a Platinum Sponsor of the Raw Materials Summit 2023! Anglo American products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. The company is currently delivering a sustainable mining plan that aims to foster innovation and enable step-change results across the entire mining value chain. In this interview with EIT RawMaterials, Lina Arbeláez, the Head of Decarbonisation Ventures at Anglo American, talks about her team’s steel decarbonisation innovation challenge, and the broader initiatives that will help the company’s operations become carbon neutral by 2040.read more about "Why is a European Raw Materials Summit important to Anglo American?"
Op-Ed: The European way out – securing raw materials for European industry
For Europe to remain economically successful and globally competitive, while becoming increasingly resilient to external geopolitical factors, it must stimulate a responsible raw materials sector by establishing sustainable, competitive value chains of raw materials and advanced materials and building up robust secondary raw materials capacities through recycling for the circular economy.read more about "Op-Ed: The European way out – securing raw materials for European industry"
Op-Ed: EU Green Deal cannot deliver without a strong raw materials industry
Bernd Schäfer, CEO of EIT RawMaterials and spearheading the European Raw Materials Alliance, highlights the need for an overarching strategy and urgent action to secure the future of Europe’s strategic raw materials sector and ensure it can deliver on the green and digital twin transition.read more about "Op-Ed: EU Green Deal cannot deliver without a strong raw materials industry"
The Faster The World Decarbonises, The Higher Its Metal Demands
The main message at the RawMaterials Summit 2022 was clear: the acceleration towards clean energy is very fast, it is a very unusual transition needed in such a short period of time and there is no plan B.read more about "The Faster The World Decarbonises, The Higher Its Metal Demands"