The Copper Mark collaborates with other standard systems, across metals and along the value chains, to increase efficiencies and reduce the implementation burden for the users of its assurance framework.
RECOGNITION AND EQUIVALENCE
The Copper Mark Assurance Process recognizes existing standards systems, reporting frameworks, and certifications in order to avoid redundancy and to promote the use of these initiatives. The criteria, process and timelines applied by the Copper Mark to recognize existing Systems are defined in the Copper Mark Recognition Process.
The Copper Mark recognizes the following Systems in whole or in part as equivalent:
The Copper Mark is recognized by the following Systems in whole or in part as equivalent:
- London Metal Exchange Conditionally Approved Recognized "Track A" Standard, approved for "ISO 14001 / 45001 or equivalent"
- ICMM Mining Principles
- USGBC Company Standards for the Social Equity Pilot Credit
- Design for Freedom Toolkit Relevant Certification
The Joint Due Diligence Standard has been independently verified to be 100% OECD-aligned.
Copper Producers may submit a request to the Copper Mark for an equivalence review of a standard or certification that is not yet included in the RRA-Copper Mark Equivalency Matrix.
The information on recognition by the Copper Mark or of the Copper Mark by existing Systems will be updated on a regular basis.
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