Marek Schmidt is a mechanical engineer and works as a manager in the Energy & Climate Affairs department at Aurubis AG at Group level. In this area, he is responsible for CO2 issues such as emissions monitoring and European emissions trading. Aurubis AG is a leading global provider of non-ferrous metals and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. Sustainability is a fundamental part of the Aurubis strategy. "Aurubis responsibly transforms raw materials into value" - following this maxim, the company integrates sustainable conduct and business activities into the corporate culture. Aurubis has around 7,200 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive distribution network around the world.