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ESG questions overwhelm answers

The LME Seminar, a morning once dominated by questions on how new raw material developments, supply disruptions and changing demand centres will reshape metals pricing, was hijacked this week by the debate around environmental, social and governance challenges.

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Rio Tinto chief executive JS Jacques reckons the ESG debate could do with more pragmatism (image:Rio)

The agenda has appropriately evolved to more accurately reflect the areas metals and mining is in most need of guidance, though it would be fair to say it delivered more questions than answers.