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A lively panel discussion followed an overview of the latest scene setting report conducted by the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney and The University of Melbourne for the FBICRC.

The study assesses the drivers and schemes for sustainability certification of battery minerals and the role of life cycle assessment in supporting social and environmental performance claims for the battery value chain.

If you missed the FBICRC Webinar on Responsible battery materials, the video is now available here.  Listen as Project Lead Damien Giurco, Professor of Resource Futures at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, chairs an international panel session with Claudia Becker, Purchasing and Supplier Network Sustainability, BMW (Germany), Jessica Robinson, General Manager, Critical Minerals Facilitation Office (Canberra) and report co-author Elsa Dominish, Research Principal, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures (Sydney)

The report can be downloaded here.

“Both Lithium and Cobalt will be sourced in Australia, among other places.” Claudia Becker, BMW Group

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