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Unlocking the Future of the Global Battery Supply Chain

Industry experts discuss the intricate web of challenges and opportunities within the global battery supply chain.

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During the second webinar of this year's World in Transition series, the Right Honourable Sir Alok Sharma KCMG, MP, President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), shared his insights into the latest global dynamics and their impact on businesses, from mining to end-user products. Our distinguished panel discussed the critical issues shaping the industry's trajectory, including compliance requirements, modern slavery considerations, decarbonization initiatives and attracting ESG conscious investors.

The panel also considered how to navigate new and upcoming issues such as shifting market standards, risk allocation and mitigation, geopolitical considerations, legislative incentives, ensuring competitive production, enhanced due diligence requirements and penalties for non-compliance that are relevant to various industry sectors.


See findings from the webinar presented in the graphic below

If you have any questions regarding this webinar, or the full series, please contact White & Case Events.



Right Honourable Sir Alok Sharma KCMG, MP
President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)

Marcelo Bastos
Director of Anglo American, Iluka Resources and Aurizon

Corinna Class
Head of Legal Regulatory & Product Compliance, Mercedes Benz

Inga Petersen
Executive Director, Global Battery Alliance

David E. Bond
Partner, White & Case LLP

John Tivey
Partner, White & Case LLP


David Strickland
Partner, White & Case LLP


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