by Lombard Odier

A new pathway to greener aluminium?

Aluminium is lightweight, durable, and 100% recyclable. It’s also a key input for numerous industries. But today, the aluminium sector contributes about one per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Now though, the London Metal Exchange is planning to launch a platform for low-carbon aluminium, hoping to encourage more sustainable production. But critics say the strategy is overly simplistic.

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