May 10, 2021 Vulcan Energy

Despite lithium’s role as the critical raw material to advance global decarbonisation strategies, the controversial nature of the sustainability of lithium operations is rising to the fore, highlights a new report by market researcher Fitch Solutions.

Given a backdrop of rapidly rising lithium demand as the global energy transition to more sustainable sources gathers momentum, companies positioned along the battery supply chain will continue to invest in research and technology to reduce the environmental impact of lithium extraction. Government pressure and a rise in Environment Social and Government (ESG) investing will motivate firms to alter existing techniques