Carmakers and tech firms take aim at deep-sea mining

Germany’s BMW Group, South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI and US web services company Google plan to not use deep-ocean minerals in their supply chains until more comprehensive scientific research is conducted into its deep-sea mining’s impact.

Carmakers and tech firms take aim at deep-sea mining Carmakers and tech firms take aim at deep-sea mining Carmakers and tech firms take aim at deep-sea mining Carmakers and tech firms take aim at deep-sea mining Carmakers and tech firms take aim at deep-sea mining

Deep-sea deposits of mineral raw materials have recently been in focus

The companies announced their plans as part of a joint initiative by BMW Group and conservation group WWF Germany to halt deep-ocean minerals usage and investment until the consequences for the