Recycled content in ~20 million tons of zinc entering first use annually
IZA full members reporting on Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions (2020)
ZINC'S SUSTAINABILITY PROPOSITION
IZA Members are committed to using resources as efficiently as possible, limiting environmental impacts at every level, and contributing positively to our global society. Our commitments and initiatives span the scope of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals from zero hunger to climate action. Our role is to analyse impacts, and interact with member companies, zinc users, and stakeholders towards responsible and sustainable production and use of zinc:
Guiding the global zinc industry towards maximum contributions to the UN SDGs as a sector.
Identifying and sharing impact opportunities/solutions to enable decarbonization of the zinc value chain.
Implementing strategies to address risks in the zinc value chain, across the ESG spectrum.
Supporting long-term availability of zinc through identification of circularity gaps and impact opportunities.
Integrating life cycle thinking into technology and market development opportunities for zinc products.
Navigating Zinc to a Sustainable Future
Through its targeted projects, IZA enables the sustainable development of the global zinc sector and it's products. Follow the image links to learn more.
United Nations SDGs
Life Cycle Assessment