Northvolt ‘will source directly from the miners’ to ensure clean supply chain

Euractiv | Nov 21, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  • A short supply chain “will make it possible for us to trace our materials” and ensure they come from responsible sources, said a senior executive at Northvolt, the Swedish startup aiming to supply Europe with green electric batteries.
  • Rising public expectations for raw materials supply transparency is also having an influence on EU bodies.
  • The logic being, that if enough public bodies demand higher transparency standards, tech companies, and their suppliers in turn, will begin to raise them.