At a glance

We are Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 60 commodities that advance everyday life.

Founded in the 1970s as a trading company, we have grown to become a major producer and marketer of commodities with around 150,000 employees and contractors and a strong footprint in over 35 countries in both established and emerging regions for natural resources.

Glencore's customers are industrial consumers, such as those in the automotive, steel, power generation, battery manufacturing and oil sectors. We also provide financing, logistics and other services to producers and consumers of commodities.

Our Purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. We want to bring about long-term growth and opportunity for all our stakeholders, including customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities and countries in which we operate.

People are at the heart of our business. That’s why we prioritise safety at all our assets; why we seek to minimise our impacts on the environment and communities; and why we aim to attract employees who strive to be leaders in their field.

What we do

Metals and minerals
Including copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc and lead, ferroalloys, aluminium/alumina, iron ore, gold and silver
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Energy products
Such as thermal coal and crude oil, oil products and natural gas
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We physically source commodities and products from our global supplier base - and sell them to customers all over the world.
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We are one of the world largest recyclers of end-of-life electronics, and a major recycler of complex secondary copper, nickel, cobalt, gold, silver, platinum and palladium bearing feeds
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Glencore in numbers - 2023

  • 35+


  • 60+


  • 150,000

    employees and contractors

  • $17.1 bn

    adjusted EBITDA

  • $13.2 bn

    industrial adjusted EBITDA

  • $3.5 bn

    marketing adjusted EBIT

  • $10.1 bn

    shareholder returns