Think zinc for sustainability

The producers of zinc, an element used in the health, agricultural, automotive, energy, infrastructure, and manufacturing sectors, have committed to mining and processing zinc sustainably. Andrew Green, executive director of the International Zinc Association, explains how the industry is overcoming these challenges. 

  • Zinc plays a major role in the health sector, but many people are not aware of its numerous other contributions to the world economy. 
  • Top uses of zinc include coating steel and other metals to prolong service life, powering the energy transition, and enhancing micronutrient fertilizers. 
  • The global zinc industry is committed to the sustainable production of this essential element through responsible sourcing, recycling, and decarbonization. 

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