Climate change is already impacting the mining and metals sector across companies of all sizes, regions and commodities. 2020 has seen this shift with climate change not only impacting global miners but also the mid-market.
A growth opportunity awaits our industry in the transition to a low carbon economy. More attractive assets for investors, more attractive minerals to buyers, a lower cost of production that will see your bottom line grow. But no growth comes without challenges and no growth comes without commitment.
Understanding this topic now and setting your company up for future fund-raising success is critical for the mid-market.
In this report, we explore the four key drivers of decarbonisation:
Understanding these drivers will allow you to consider what action your organisation needs to take in the short, medium and long term. The good news is, starting the process is simple. We outline a set of solutions that will help you identify what is relevant to your organisation and how to make the best decisions about what to tackle and when.
If this is a starting point for your decarbonisation journey, we also acknowledge that this is an area full of specific and complex terminology. With that in mind, we have created a ‘Decarbonisation Jargon Buster’ that you can find at the end of the report.
The next great economic opportunity for WA: Transitioning to low-carbon mining was launched at the Diggers and Dealers mining forum, where Deloitte and Gold Industry Group hosted our 28th annual breakfast panel event. Hosted by Deloitte’s Nicki Ivory and GIG’s Richard Hayes, speakers shared their insights and experience on the challenges companies face in moving to a lower-carbon base, but also ways to embrace leading edge technologies while enhancing trust and engagement among all stakeholders.
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Watch the full length playback of the event below.
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The reality of climate change and the decarbonisation imperative create both physical and transition risks for businesses – as well as a wealth of opportunity, to those who can see and seize it.
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