The Copper Mark provides an efficient system to independently verify responsible production of copper that is recognized as credible by key stakeholders.
The following documents must be used by sites and assessors participating in the Copper Mark Assurance Framework. In case of inconsistency between versions, reference shall default to the official language version, which is English.
The Copper Mark Standards and Interpretive Guidance
- The Copper Mark Criteria defined by the Responsible Minerals Initiative's Risk Readiness Assessment
- The Copper Mark Criteria Guide (CHI / ESP)
- Joint Due Diligence Standard for Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Nickel and Zinc rev. 26 August 2022 (CHI / ESP / JAP / RUS)
- The Copper Mark Chain of Custody Standard (CHI / ESP)
- Guidance on Criterion 19: Tailings Management
- Guidance on Criterion 10: Working Hours
- Guidance on Criterion 31: Due Diligence in Mineral Supply Chains (for Downstream Sites)
- The Copper Mark Assurance Process, rev. 4, 17 October 2022 (CHI / ESP)
- The Copper Mark Claims Guide (CHI / ESP)
- Copper Mark Recognition Process
- RRA-Copper Mark Equivalency Matrix
- The Copper Mark Assessor Management Procedure
- The Copper Mark Extensions Procedure
Policies and Procedures
- Policy on Human Rights and the Environment:
- The Copper Mark Due Diligence Procedure
- The Copper Mark Grievance Mechanism
- The Copper Mark Standard Setting Procedure
Additional documents will be developed and added to this list.