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Friedland: Carbon footprint will be priced into copper

Robert Friedland, executive co-chair of Ivanhoe Mines, says the carbon footprint of copper production will eventually be priced into copper, enabling buyers to better evaluate how much the metal contributes to the environmental impact of their products, which will become increasingly important in product categories such as electric vehicles.

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Robert Friedland

Speaking with Rick Rule from his home in Singapore on the first day of the 2020 Sprott Natural Resource Symposium, Friedland said mining was being looked at with a new lens financially, socially and