Circular Supply Chain for Rare Earth Elements: Implementing Chan...
Discover how circular economy principles can revolutionise the rare earth elements (REEs) supply chain, tackling sustainability challenges and boosting global resilience.
Minviro’s Quarterly Kick-Off
A new quarter is an excellent time to reflect, learn, and aspire for growth. At Minviro, we like to host an internal kick-off event that sets the stage for our next chapter. It’s an opportunity to build deeper connections across our teams, reestablish our goals, and kickstart the quarter with renewed enthusiasm.
Nature Reviews Paper – LCA & Geometallurgy
In the transition to a low-carbon economy, the materials powering our innovative solutions are of paramount importance. Yet, producing these materials carries environmental costs that are not always immediately obvious. A comprehensive review published in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment titled "Towards sustainable extraction of technology materials through integrated approaches" by Robert Pell, Laurens Tijsseling, and their esteemed colleagues, sheds light on the environmental impacts of the raw materials essential for this green transition.
What is Life Cycle Assessment? (LCA)
By definition, life cycle assessment (LCA) is a scientific methodology to assess global environmental impacts associated with the life cycle of a product or process. Beyond this generic definition, here at Minviro we see LCA as a comprehensive and reliable tool that enables environmentally informed decision-making throughout all stages of a project’s or product’s life.
Life Cycle Management: A Critical Platform for Sustainability of...
The market is in transition, and there is increasing pressure at every stage of the supply chain to quantify, understand and mitigate the carbon footprint and environmental impacts of production, which can be conducted using LCA approaches.
Wired article: The Surprising Climate Cost of the Humblest Batte...
Minviro CEO Robert Pell contributed to this excellent article in WIRED on the climate change impact of graphite.
EU Battery Regulation and Carbon Footprint Requirements
Explore key aspects of the EU Battery Regulation effective from Feb 2024, including carbon footprint reporting, life cycle assessments, and the rollout of Battery Passports.
Minviro secures investment for sustainable mining
Dive into the story of Minviro's latest achievement in our drive for environmental sustainability within the mining and raw materials sector. From our roots at the University of Exeter to our groundbreaking methodologies, learn about our investment partnership with Sustainable Ventures. Discover how this collaboration aims to redefine the environmental footprint of mining projects worldwide and our vision to set new industry benchmarks in the face of a rapidly evolving global demand for materials.
Minviro's five year anniversary
From our humble beginnings, with our founder Robert Pell pitching to clients and investors and slowly placing the first bricks of Minviro’s foundation to today's 40+ team across three continents, the past five years have been remarkable. In November, as we celebrate Minviro’s 5th anniversary, we look back at some of the milestones and stories that have defined us. We reflect on the challenges faced, triumphs celebrated, and, most importantly, the fantastic team that has been with us every step of the way.
Minviro secures funding from EIT RawMaterials Booster
Minviro has been awarded the EIT RawMaterials Booster grant, after a successful application and pitch to an expert jury. The RM Booster will accelerate the development of a software tool that will transform environmental sustainability in the mining industry. The technology supports integrating life cycle assessment (LCA) into the different development stages of mining and metal projects.
Minviro through to the next stage of Innovate UK's ICURe program...
Robert stated "The ICURe programme, supported by Innovate UK, is an ideal way to get out in to industry and speak to customers. An essential step in developing any business."
Minviro Joins the International Lithium Association
We are happy to have joined the International Lithium Association (ILiA) as an Associate Member.
Journal of Industrial Ecology: Toward a life cycle inventory for...
CEO of Minviro, Robert Pell, has contributed to this graphite-focused paper
Opportunity or increased demands for Australian mining companies...
It’s becoming increasingly important for Australian resource companies to understand sustainability disclosures, marketing, and opportunities. This article reviews the new International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards (IFRS S1 & IFRS S2) and provides insights into European (EU) legislation (battery passport regulations and the Green Claims Directive) that may affect Australian companies. ISSB, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), EU as well as US standards will all require Scope 3 emissions reporting.
S&P feature | Graphite emissions fuel search for solutions along...
Minviro's founder and CEO Robert Pell talked with S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Minerals journal: Geometallurgical Characterisation with Portabl...
Minviro‘s Laurens Tijsseling has co-authored an interesting open access paper in Minerals journal
The Battery Report 2021
Discover key insights from the 'Battery Report' by BatteryBits and Intercalation, a comprehensive 130-page review of the 2021 battery industry landscape. From technological advancements and research trends to talent dynamics and policy shifts, this post highlights the pivotal takeaways.
Recycling's role in achieving net zero targets: a lifecycle pers...
Explore the pivotal role of recycling in advancing global net-zero targets, uncovering its benefits, challenges, and the crucial considerations within a comprehensive life cycle assessment framework.
E-Tech Europe 2022 video interview
In April 2022, Robert Pell and Jordan Lindsay attended the E-TECH EUROPE event, marking a notable presence amidst a gathering of industry luminaries.