COBALT SUPPLY CHAIN DUE DILIGENCE IS NOW MAINSTREAM AFTER LATEST AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT, SAYS SAM HARDY
2017 was the year electric vehicles (EV) hit the mainstream. That a possible end to the internal combustion engine is potentially on the horizon is clearly a major story in its own right but what has been equally fascinating over the last year is the emerging debate over how the EV market can retain its virtuous brand image while ethical issues in the li-ion battery supply chain stubbornly remain.
It is a debate that is being played out on the pages . . .