Meeting Rising Copper Demand

Copper plays a key role in the transition to a clean energy economy. From smart homes to electric vehicles and energy storage, copper’s versatility makes ...

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Meeting Future Copper Demand

Demand for copper is growing. It is expected to jump by as much as 50 percent over the next 20 years alone, and this growth ...

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The Copper Mark – Ensuring Responsible Production

The Members of the International Copper Association (ICA) are proud to introduce the Copper Mark—a new assurance system for responsible copper production. Goals of the ...

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Top 3 Copper Trends to Watch in 2019

2018 was a great year for clean energy and mobility. To give a few examples: Countries agreed on an implementation plan for the Paris Agreement ...

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Building Better: A Guide to Copper in Green and Healthy Buildings

What material can contribute to green and healthy buildings in 128 different ways? Copper. Creating a smart, sustainable world starts with buildings. An impressive and ...

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Three Considerations for the Next Wave of Smart Buildings

Written by Fleming Voetmann, International Copper Association. Today, 36 percent of energy use and nearly 40 percent of the carbon emissions in the world come ...

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Natural resources as a driver for the SDGs—the case of Chile and copper mining

Written by Fleming Voetmann, International Copper Association. As the world transitions to a low-carbon future and delivers on SDG7, we are going to need more ...

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Circular Economy Cube – A Model for EU Sustainability

European Sustainable Energy Week is the annual flagship event for all things energy efficiency and renewables-related at the European level. During the week many policy ...

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The Socioeconomic Impact of Copper Mining in Chile

In the early ’90s, Chile had the perfect climate for economic prosperity, one in which the mining sector could play a significant role. Chile’s institutional ...

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