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RMI and the Copper Mark Launch Public Consultation on Revised Criteria for Responsible Minerals and Metals

May 2, 2022

ALEXANDRIA and CHELTENHAM, May 2, 2022 – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Copper Mark today announced the launch of a public consultation on the draft Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA) and Criteria Guide. The consultation is available to all interested stakeholders and will be open from 2 May to 1 July 2022. The RRA […]

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Molybdenum, zinc and nickel join the Copper Mark’s assurance framework

April 13, 2022

The Copper Mark is deepening its collaboration with the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA), the International Zinc Association (IZA) and the Nickel Institute (NI) to promote responsible production practices by making its assurance framework available to molybdenum, nickel and zinc producers. The four organizations recognize the growing demand for responsibly produced minerals and metals. By joining […]

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Over 15% of global copper now produced by Copper Mark-awarded sites

March 28, 2022

Versión en Español abajo. The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has awarded the Copper Mark standard to six new participating sites in Q1 2022. With these additions, the Copper Mark has now been awarded to 24 participating sites. […]

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World’s largest copper producer commits all its sites to participate in the Copper Mark’s framework by end of 2023

February 10, 2022

The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has confirmed that Codelco – the world’s largest copper producer – has committed to have all its sites participate in the framework by the end of 2023. The first Codelco site to […]

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The Copper Mark welcomes new partner Southwire and two new participating sites from Grupo Mexico

January 17, 2022

The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has welcomed Southwire as its newest partner and has grown to add a further two participating sites from Grupo Mexico. With these additions, the Copper Mark now has 33 participating sites. The […]

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Multi-metal Coalition’s Joint Standard recognised by the London Metal Exchange

December 16, 2021

The Copper Mark, the International Lead Association (ILA), the International Zinc Association (IZA), the Nickel Institute and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) are pleased to announce that their Joint Due Diligence Standard for Copper, Lead, Nickel and Zinc (Joint Standard) has been recognised as a conditionally approved standard for Track A of Responsible Sourcing Requirements […]

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The Copper Mark awards three new sites, as well as welcoming six new participants and being joined by Siemens Energy and Oddo BHF Metals as partners

December 6, 2021

The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has awarded the Copper Mark standard to a further three sites. Six new participating sites have also begun the process of assessment through the Copper Mark process, while Siemens Energy and Oddo […]

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Copper Mark’s assurance framework incorporated into CRU’s Emissions Analysis Tool

November 8, 2021

The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and CRU Group, the leading global mining, metals and fertilizer market intelligence company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which includes the integration of the Copper Mark assurance award status into […]

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The Copper Mark welcomes partners’ participation in its semis-fabricator pilot scheme

October 27, 2021

The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has welcomed the commitment of its semis-fabricator partners to participate in its 2021/2022 pilot scheme. All the Copper Mark’s eight semis-fabricator partners have expressed their commitment to participate in the pilot scheme, […]

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The Copper Mark launches its pilot scheme for semis-fabricator sites

September 16, 2021

The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has announced that it is piloting the implementation of its assurance framework for semis-fabricators in 2021/22. Semis-fabricators convert the metal produced by refiners and convert it – along with clean scrap – […]

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