Rio digs deep to repair planet - and reputation
Evening Standard|October 20, 2021
MINING
Simon Freeman

RIO Tinto’s new CEO today set out a $7.5 billion (£5.5 billion) vision to slash its carbon footprint as it seeks to repair its reputation from a run of operational setbacks and the Juukan Gorge scandal.

The FTSE 100 mining giant, whose metals underpin green technologies from wind turbines to electric vehicles, will plough proceeds from powering the global shift toward net-zero into cleaning up its own act.

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