The role of the extractive industries



As part of its Sustainable Future theme to help build momentum ahead of COP26, IOM3 is hosting a week of virtual events across 6-10 September. This week will showcase the vital role of professionals in materials, minerals and mining in the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient society.

The second day of the series will focus on the extractive industries and how they play a crucial role in decarbonization. This will include the role of mining, how critical raw material extraction are vital parts of the overall strategy towards a net-zero future. 

Hear from a range of industrial, academic and policy experts as they explore the role of extractive industries in reaching Net Zero. This session will look in more detail at:

  • complementary low carbon technologies related to extraction and use of materials
  • understanding the role of materials in unlocking these low carbon technologies.
  • an opportunity to discuss with industry and research leaders the challenges in bringing these new technologies to market.

You'll hear from

  • Mining and net-zero: a complicated relationship
    Rohitesh Dhawan, ICMM
  • The role of mining in the quest to reach net zero
    Arjun Bhalla. IFC
  • Lithium and the Energy Transition
    Lucy Crane, Cornish Lithium

Event Details

  • The webinar will be streamed live via Zoom and is available to join online from any location.
  • The session will be recorded and all registrants will receive a link to watch on-demand.
  • All timings advertised are GMT/BST.


Sustainable Futures Week

Sustainable Futures Week

This event is part of a week long series of webinars focusing on reaching net zero, click the link below to check out other sessions in the series.

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