Sigma Lithium Corp. has successfully prepared 22 500 t of battery-grade, carbon neutral, zero hazardous chemicals, and zero tailings sustainable lithium (triple zero green lithium) at Vitoria Port to be shipped to Glencore.
The shipment is part of an agreement with Glencore that aims to build a low carbon, environmentally and socially sustainable global lithium supply chain for electric vehicles.
“We are delighted to partner with Sigma Lithium, as we continue to offer our customers responsibly produced, low carbon lithium,” said Robin Francois, Lithium Trader at Glencore. “This partnership also underpins our ambition to become a partner of choice for the provision of such a critical mineral to the battery and EV industry, thereby supporting the energy transition.”
“Sigma Lithium and Glencore are building an EV supply chain that is focused on providing lithium materials that are responsibly sourced in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner,” said Ana Cabral, Sigma Lithium CEO & co-Chairperson. “Given the critical role of EVs in reducing the carbon footprint of the transportation sector, Glencore and Sigma Lithium’s joint efforts are fully aligned with our clients’ approach to responsible sourcing and supply chains built in line with the ethos of the consumer of the EV.”
“At Sigma Lithium, we believe that businesses have a critical role to play in combating climate change, particularly in the mass transition to electric vehicles. Our triple zero green lithium set a high standard of sustainability to fully support the electric vehicle industry in reducing its environmental footprint. By successfully achieving net zero carbon production, we have proven that our industry can effectively embrace sustainable practices and pave the way towards a greener future,” she added.
Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/trade-transport/26092023/sigma-lithium-ships-triple-zero-green-lithium-to-glencore/
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