BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to support sustainable cobalt mining
Green Car Congress
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
As part of a cross-industry initiative, the BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This fully privately financed project seeks to pilot an approach to address challenges in artisanal mining. The world’s largest known reserves of this raw material are found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.