The Copper Mark is an assurance framework set up to promote the responsible production of copper.
We work with companies and organisations throughout the copper industry to enable them to better understand and meet the increasing demands for independently verified responsible production practices, and to contribute positively to sustainable development.
Welcome New Partners!
A warm welcome to Hellenic Cables, our newest of 18 Copper Mark Partners. See the full list of companies that use or rely on copper in their business and have made a public commitment to the Copper Mark’s vision and objectives here.
Joint Due Diligence Standard Conditionally Approved!
Safford and Sierrita are the 10th and 11th Freeport sites to receive the Copper Mark! This brings the total number of sites that have received The Copper Mark to 26. Congratulations to the whole Freeport team!
Our partners' participation in the semis-fabricator pilot scheme
18 sites from 10 companies participate in the semis-fabricator pilot scheme, highlighting the growing momentum of the Copper Mark’s work to promote responsible production practices throughout the copper value chain.
We welcome the addition of Lundin Mining Corporation's Distrito Candelaria to the Copper Mark, bringing the total number of participants to 38. Read more including the letters of commitment and summary assessment reports on our website.
Copper Mark overview
The Copper Mark demonstrates the copper industry’s contribution to sustainable development and provides a comprehensive social and environmental assurance program for copper production. Copper producers participating in the Copper Mark are committed to adhering to internationally recognized responsible operating practices.
What we do
The Copper Mark’s Standards (Criteria for Responsible Production and Joint Due Diligence Standard) combined with the site assessments provide up-to-date and credible information on responsible practices, strengthening transparency for investors, civil society, and companies using copper in their products.
Who we partner with
The Copper Mark’s participants cover key supply chain actors across mining, smelting and refining operations, and our downstream partners include world-leading companies and brands which use copper in their products.
The Copper Mark recognizes organizations committed to responsible operating practices with regards to the environment, employees, local communities and governance.
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