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Learn More about the Power of Zero

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International Copper Association

ICA members have committed to reaching net-zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions. Learn more about the Power of Zero....

The 27th Conference of the Parties

Climate Action Driven By Ambition

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Nicole Witoslawski

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the…

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Future Sustainability Trends in Copper Demand

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Colin Bennett

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, ICA members and partners to ICA’s Copper Demand and Sustainability Workshop on the eve of London Metal Exchange (LME) Week.

Antofagasta’s Copper Production Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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International Copper Association

ICA member, Antofagasta Minerals, is taking action to decarbonize its operations. The company has committed…

Carbon Footprint of Copper Production:
Best Practice Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Measurements

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International Copper Association

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are the major driver for climate change. According to ICA’s analysis based on 2018 data, copper production represents approximately 0.2 percent of global GHG emissions. Copper miners and producers recognize that they have a responsibility to mitigate GHG emissions, and many companies have made commitments to and are engaged in reducing their GHG emissions.

ECI position on CO2 Emission Standards for Heavy Duty Vehicles

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International Copper Association

The European Copper Institute (ECI) supports the EU’s climate ambitions for 2030 and 2050. Ambitious…

BHP Billiton Produces First Carbon Neutral Copper Cathode with Southwire

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International Copper Association

Copper producer BHP Billiton has collaborated with U.S. copper cable and wire manufacturer Southwire to…

Futuresmart Mining™ at Anglo American’s Quellaveco Mine: Smart, Safe and Sustainable

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International Copper Association

At Quellaveco, Anglo American is building a larger mine with a smaller footprint. Quellaveco, translated…

Breaking the Silos: Cooperation Across Industries is Needed to Address Climate Change

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Steve Kukoda

Written by: Steve Kukoda, Executive Director, International Copper Association The world showed its commitment to…

Smart Wired to Move Mountains

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International Copper Association

Caterpillar, Boliden and ABB Pilot Electric Trucking Network in Sweden’s Arctic Challenge The Aitik copper…