Largo Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$LGO #cleanenergy–Largo Inc. (“Largo” or the “Company”) (TSX: LGO) (NASDAQ: LGO) announces that it has published its 2021 Sustainability Report detailing the Company’s approach and progress towards integrating sustainability into all aspects of its business. Largo’s 2021 Sustainability Report has been compiled in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (“GRI”) Standards: Core option, as well as Value Reporting Foundation – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (“SASB”) Metals & Mining Industry Standard requirements.
Paulo Misk, President and Chief Executive Officer of Largo commented: “I am proud to see the progress we have made in 2021, which is reflected in higher ESG ratings in several important areas described in our latest report. Our journey will continue, with other improvements planned on many sustainability-related performance measures and priorities going forward.” He continued: “We’re moving forward on a new and exciting path at Largo and by continuing to focus on sustainability and dedicating ourselves to the very best practices in our industries, I am confident we are on track to become a respected leader and contributor to the planet’s low-carbon, sustainable future.”
Largo’s 2021 Sustainability Report: www.largoinc.com/sustainability/overview
Largo has a long and successful history as one of the world’s preferred vanadium companies through the supply of its VPURE™ and VPURE+™ products, which are sourced from one of the world’s highest-grade vanadium deposits at the Company’s Maracás Menchen Mine in Brazil. Aiming to enhance value creation at Largo, the Company is in the process of implementing a titanium dioxide pigment plant using feedstock sourced from its existing operations in addition to advancing its U.S.-based clean energy division with its VCHARGE vanadium batteries. Largo’s VCHARGE vanadium batteries contain a variety of innovations, enabling an efficient, safe and ESG-aligned long duration solution that is fully recyclable at the end of its 25+ year lifespan. Producing some of the world’s highest quality vanadium, Largo’s strategic business plan is based on two pillars: 1.) vanadium production from its operations in Brazil and 2.) energy storage business in the U.S. to support a low carbon future through its clean energy division.
Largo’s common shares trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “LGO”. For more information, please visit www.largoinc.com.
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