• Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

Sigma Lithium Corporation announced that the CEO celebrated World Environment Day at the Presidential Palace with the President of Brazil and the Minister of Environment.

Sigma Lithium Corporation announced that the CEO celebrated World Environment Day at the Presidential Palace with the President of Brazil and the Minister of Environment.

Sigma Lithium Corporation (TSX-V:SGML, NASDAQ:SGML) joined Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and the country’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Marina to commemorate World Environment Day, said its CEO and Co-Chairperson Ana Cabral-Gardner. Silva Monday.

Cabral-Gardner joined other business leaders, prominent environmentalists, civil society representatives, congressmen and senior members of the federal government for a high-level discussion on the most pressing environmental issues at the Presidential Palacio do Planalto in the capital, Brasilia. Affects Brazil.

Other Sigma Lithium executives attended the commemoration, including Ligia Pinto, Director of Institutional Relations, Marina Bernardini, Chief Marketing Officer, and Vicente Lobo, Technical Committee Co-Chair.

“Sigma Lithium’s contribution to environmental sustainability is widely recognized as placing Brazil on a unique path in the lithium industry: Sigma Lithium is the only ‘zero tailings’ global producer,” noted Cabral-Gardner.

“Our efficient water consumption, along with low carbon and zero chemicals, enhances the company’s competitive advantage as a supplier of ‘green lithium’ and ‘green tailings’. Vehicles.”

The company noted that it began producing high-purity 5.5% battery-grade sustainable lithium (green lithium) in April this year, using 100% renewable energy and recycled water in the process at its GreenTech lithium processing plant.

Recently, Greentech announced a pioneering deal to move to “zero tailings” by selling the high-purity, zero-chemicals, approximately 1.3% lithium oxide and ultra-fine tailings produced by the plant.

First shipment of 15,000 tonnes of green lithium and 15,000 tonnes of green tailings is expected in June 2023.

Contact the author at stephen.gunnion@proactiveinvestors.com

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