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Responsible Battery Materials Webinar

A lively panel discussion followed an overview of the latest scene setting report conducted by the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney and The University of Melbourne for the FBICRC.

The study assesses the drivers and schemes for sustainability certification of battery minerals and the role of life cycle assessment in supporting social and environmental performance claims for the battery value chain.

If you missed the FBICRC Webinar on Responsible battery materials, the video is now available here.  Listen as Project Lead Damien Giurco, Professor of Resource Futures at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, chairs an international panel session with Claudia Becker, Purchasing and Supplier Network Sustainability, BMW (Germany), Jessica Robinson, General Manager, Critical Minerals Facilitation Office (Canberra) and report co-author Elsa Dominish, Research Principal, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures (Sydney)

The report can be downloaded here.

“Both Lithium and Cobalt will be sourced in Australia, among other places.” Claudia Becker, BMW Group
 

 Battery Materials for a Circular Economy: Advancing Certification and Improving Life-CycleImpacts for Market Advantage 2020-2024

PROJECT OUTLINE

>  Certification Pathways for Australian industry and government 

> Battery Industry Data Management Framework

>  Integrated life cycle modelling platform for a circular economy

> Benchmarking, footprintingand improving resource efficiency

>  Adoption for industry transformation

CURRENT COLLABORATORS

Future Battery Industries CRC Limited

University of Technology Sydney

Australasian Pozzolan Association (APozA)

Australian Vanadium Limited

BASF Corporation USA 

Battery Stewardship Council

BHP Billiton Nickel West Pty Ltd 

Chemistry Centre (WA)

Cobalt Blue Holdings Limited

Curtin University

European Lithium Institute 

Galaxy Resources Limited

IGO Limited

MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd

Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia

Multicom Resources Limited

Murdoch University

National Institute for Environmental Studies

Syrah Resources

TechnischeUniversitätBraunschweig

University of Melbourne

University of Western Australia