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Copper: An Essential Resource for Modern Economies

Copper has an important role to play in addressing issues critical to society. These include contributions to food supply, infrastructure, CO2 reduction and sustainable development. The copper industry works to engage employees, communities and governments in addressing the challenges encountered in providing essential materials for society. International Copper Association members and stakeholders along the copper value chain understand their responsibility to the environment and the communities in which they operate.

To learn more about copper’s essentiality to the modern world, check out the infographic below and click to download it in English here, Spanish here, or Chinese here.