Anglo American Aims for Carbon Neutrality Across Operations by 2040

Global mining company, Anglo American has set targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030, and become completely carbon natural across all operations by 2040.

Anglo American Head of Technology Development, Mining, and Sustainability, Julian Soles, stated that the company’s primary sources of emissions are emitted from coal-fired power stations that power operational energy grids, diesel consumption by heavy mining vehicles, and diluted coalbed methane at its coal mines. Soles stated that the company consumes approximately one-billion liters of diesel every year and that the transition towards green hydrogen as the fuel of the future will be key to achieving carbon neutrality goals.

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