The Copper Mark demonstrates the 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.
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The Copper Mark takes the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its inspiration and organizing framework. The SDGs are recognized by 193 countries and make up a universally adopted framework for sustainable development.
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The Copper Mark recognizes organizations committed to responsible operating practices with regards to the environment, employees, local communities and governance.