Supplying a Sustainable Future

Sherritt’s products have a role to play in global plans for a sustainable future for all. So, where do Sherritt’s products end up? What is unique about them? What are the opportunities? Scroll down the page to learn more.

Sherritt’s products have important roles to play in a sustainable future. Each contributes to the development of goods and services which can provide a safe, healthy, secure existence for all. Our products are used widely, in thousands of applications, in the global marketplace.

More and more, in their efforts to ensure a responsible supply chain, customers want to know how we conduct our business. Sherritt expects this interest to grow, and is prepared for the evolution occurring in supply chain relationships.

At Sherritt, we are committed to ensuring that we operate sustainably and that we are not creating undue environmental, social, and economic harm in the areas in which we operate. How is Sherritt responding to the challenge sustainability presents when mining and refining non-renewable resources?

Ensuring the safety and health of our employees and communities Protecting the environment
Interacting with a wide range of stakeholders Providing benefits to local communities
Respecting human rights Establishing respectful and productive relationships with all levels of government
Ensuring the survival of a viable business
Plane Plane
345
million tonnes
345 million tonnes of CO2 emissions could be eliminated due to increased fuel efficiency in aviation as the result of improving aerodynamics and engine design, using nickel-containing parts.
Building Building
25–35
years
The average life of nickel-containing products is in the range of 25–35 years, and for some applications such as roofs and cladding this can go up to 100 years. Nickel-containing materials and products are necessary for sustainability.
Electric car Electric car
70%
More than 70% the world’s supply of nickel is unsuitable for battery production; however, 100% of Sherritt’s Class I nickel briquettes and cobalt is suitable for batteries, including hybrid and electric vehicles.