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 30 Sep 2023
Within our own business and in the metals industries more widely, we are committed to both driving and lending support to sustainability initiatives.
Responsible sourcing
We have introduced new rules that apply to all our listed brands to ensure that metal delivered against LME contracts is responsibly sourced.
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Electric vehicle battery materials
As set out in the LME Strategic Pathway, the LME is building new risk-management tools for electric vehicle battery materials.
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LME Metals Seminar
Join us for one of the key events for the global metals and mining communities, on Monday 9 October at the QEII Centre in London.

“Steel scrap markets – a bird’s eye view” is a new report commissioned by LME, designed to give market participants a unique perspective on the highly fragmented and often opaque world of ferrous scrap markets. Visit the page to learn more.

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