Sustainability

Doing our part
for a cleaner planet.

Sustainability at Li-Cycle

INTERIM ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE REPORT 2022

ESG AT LI-CYCLE

Sustainability is at the core of our business.

Our commitment to sustainability and ESG is at the heart of Li-Cycle’s business and defines our values and culture — it is core to the Company and to our management.

We are delivering environmentally friendly solutions that offer a sustainable alternative to existing mining practices and high temperature recycling, creating a sustainable source of battery-grade materials through our innovative and patented Spoke & Hub Technologies™. We strive to create a truly closed-loop lithium-ion battery supply chain to address global challenges. Our significant resource recovery rates uphold the highest standards in safety and environmental sustainability, providing a cleaner, more ethical method of producing finite battery materials.

Li-Cycle’s Integrated Business Policy encompasses all environmental, health & safety, and quality best practices.

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Environment

  • checkmark Minimal environmental footprint and commitment to strong environmental performance
  • checkmark Zero wastewater production from our processes
  • checkmark Minimal direct greenhouse gas emissions
  • checkmark Avoiding meaningful solid waste streams to landfill

Social Responsibility

  • checkmark We value the health and safety of our employees above all else
  • checkmark Committed to a diverse work environment, as well as the fair treatment of all employees
  • checkmark Local community engagement, including Fill it Forward and giving back campaigns

Governance

  • checkmark Our board of directors and senior leadership provide oversight and management of ESG and Sustainability
  • checkmark Strong governance framework supports delivery of our business and ensures our actions are carried out ethically and with integrity

OUR VISION, MISSION AND VALUES

Li-Cycle’s core values reflect the principles that guide how we operate.

Our vision is to lead the global supply of recycled critical battery materials for a clean energy future.

Our mission is to recycle critical materials to create a sustainable closed-loop battery supply chain.

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Safety

Safety is our top priority.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is at the core of our business. We are committed to advancing our clean technologies.

Integrity

We operate honestly, embrace diversity, and respect our employees and stakeholders.

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Agility

We drive innovation and effectively respond to opportunities and challenges to deliver winning results.

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Li-Cycle Sustainability

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Impact Stories.

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Li-Cycle Announces New CSR Partnership with Youth Employment Services (YES)

Li-Cycle Announces New CSR Partnership with Youth Employment Services (YES)

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 Li-Cycle is committed to corporate social responsibility (CSR) by ensuring positive steps are taken to improve the communities where we live and work. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted…

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Li-Cycle Partners with The Shore Foundation to Provide Communities with Enhanced Access to Technology

Li-Cycle Partners with The Shore Foundation to Provide Communities with Enhanced Access to Technology

November 30, 2021

At Li-Cycle, we’re committed to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and using sustainability measures to improve the communities where we live and work. Through collaboration and sponsorship, we’ve partnered with The…

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Li-Cycle rallies employees to join in the fight against cancer

Li-Cycle rallies employees to join in the fight against cancer

May 7, 2021

Every spring, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Daffodil Campaign rallies Canadians to support and remember those affected by cancer. Nearly half of all Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in…

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