Shearman & Sterling co-sponsored, along with the New York Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (NY SME), Rio Tinto, Dassault Systèmes - Geovia, the Government of Quebec, Great Bear Resources, Hatch, RESPEC Consulting, and SRK Consulting, the recent symposium “Sustainably Funding Global Mineral Supply Chains: How to Succeed. What are Leaders Doing? What is the Impact on Key Minerals? What Lessons Can Be Learned?” The symposium, held on September 29, 2021, featured a series of discussions led by industry executives, critical minerals supply chain experts and government officials.
As part of the symposium, partner Cynthia Urda Kassis, Lead Industry Coordinator for Mining & Metals, moderated a roundtable discussion titled “Traditional and Alternative Financing Sources Hold the Keys to Funding. What Trends are They Seeing? What Initiatives are They Pursuing?” The panel, which included representatives from EDC, Euler Hermes, IFC, ING and Royal Gold, shared insights on how global ESG and climate change trends are affecting the types of projects they are seeing and changing traditional funding structures.
Visit the NY SME website to view insights from the 2021 “Sustainably Funding Global Mineral Supply Chains: How to Succeed. What are Leaders Doing? What is the Impact on Key Minerals? What Lessons Can Be Learned?” Symposium.