Alloyed with other metals, copper is hard and resistant to heat and corrosion, which makes it perfect for the intricate springs and balance wheels of a wristwatch movement. But it’s copper’s conductivity that’s really needed today. It’s essential to the electric mobility revolution and to cutting the time it takes to transfer energy from the power grid to an electric vehicle.
The transition to emission-free mobility is vital to ensuring a sustainable future, and that’s driving an unprecedented global demand for materials like copper. At Glencore, we’re working to ensure this demand is met in a way that protects the future it’s helping to build.