Our sustainable business

Our business is sustainably finding, mining and processing mineral resources. We produce metals and minerals that help fulfil vital consumer needs and improve living standards.

Hybrid car
Image showing the use of Rio Tinto materials used for a car
Lithium, Nickel car overlay image showing its usage within the car
Molybdenum, Nickel car overlay image showing its usage within the car
Boron car overlay image showing its usage within the car
Gold car overlay image showing its usage within the car
Copper wiring car overlay image showing its usage within the car
Copper tyre car overlay image showing its usage within the car

Source: Mineral Information Institute

What’s in a hybrid car?

The technology in a hybrid car makes for a clean and efficient way to move around our urban environment. Roll over the dots for more information on how our metals and minerals enable the modern world to keep moving.