20 September 2021

Reaching Net Zero: The Role of the Extractive Industries

Catch up on the IOM3 Sustainable Future Week webinars. This is webinar 3 of 10.

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As part of its Sustainable Future theme to help build momentum ahead of COP26, IOM3 hosted a week of virtual events across 6-10 September. This week showcased 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 focused on the extractive industries and how they play a crucial role in decarbonisation. This includes 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 looks 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




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