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With high energy-intensive processes required to produce lithium hydroxide, SFA (Oxford) can help investors evaluate the sustainability of the lithium supply chain. SFA's ESG monitoring of the lithium market is critical to the long-term sustainability of battery electric vehicles for investors and stakeholders. Our analytics targets the lithium upstream and downstream players, benchmarking the critical ESG factors, their related energy economics and emissions, asset optimisation processes, recycling-loop linkages, and regulatory policy implications, to assist in evaluating future market risks and opportunities. Let SFA keep you informed of the latest ESG developments in the lithium market.
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