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Tracking the trends 2023

The indispensable role of mining and metals


The products of the mining and metals industry support and enable many sectors globally, from civil infrastructure to transport, and from technology to agriculture. As the energy transition accelerates, the demand for metals and minerals will grow. The mining and metals sector is well placed to positively influence social, environmental and economic development by creating a healthy, regenerative ecosystem inclusive of people, planet and industry.

This year, Tracking the trends highlights 10 trends that show the indispensable value that the mining and metals sector can deliver. In each of these 10 trends, our global network of mining and metals professionals offer their expertise, insights, and examples of how mining and metals organisations can not only gain a competitive advantage but make a positive difference in the world.

    Explore the 2023 trends

    1. Valuing nature
    2. Conscious circularity
    3. Driving down embodied carbon in metals
    4. Collaborate, incubate, accelerate
    5. Building resilient supply chains
    6. Making change more holistic
    7. Rethinking external talent pathways
    8. Layering safety for greater sustainability
    9. Transparency equals trust
    10. The power of cloud

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