Green growth dilemma

Last update – June 2023
Business environment risk
Political risk
Commercial risk
  • Increasing demand for metals, especially those critical to renewable-energy technologies and electric vehicles
  • Despite volatility, many metals have high prices, boosting profitability for the sector
  • Governments' focus on critical materials could increase support for the sector
  • Firms' strong liquidity position
  • High exposure to geopolitical tensions and conflicts
  • Fragmented supply chain at risk of disruptions
  • Mining companies are facing increasing pressure related to ESG (water use, biodiversity, social impacts etc.)
  • High capital intensity