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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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Joint Statement from the International Wrought Copper Council, Copper Development Association and the Copper Mark on the Fabricator Pilot

September 14, 2021

The International Wrought Copper Council (IWCC), Copper Development Association (CDA) and the Copper Mark issued a joint statement about the launch of the pilot scheme for semis-fabricator sites. The pilot will test the Copper Mark Criteria for Responsible Production and the Copper Mark Assurance Process to ensure it is fit-for-purpose for semis-fabricators. Read the full […]

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Copper Mark welcomes LMEpassport to drive transparency in metal supply chains

September 2, 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, welcomes the launch of LMEpassport by the London Metal Exchange on 31 August 2021. The Copper Mark is among the first group of standards LME brands can indicate to demonstrate their sustainability […]

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Over 10% of global copper now produced by Copper Mark-awarded sites

August 31, 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 three new participating sites. With these additions, the Copper Mark has now been awarded to 12 participating sites. The new sites include:  Minera Centinela (Chile, […]

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The Copper Mark welcomes growing industry engagement over responsible production in its latest report

July 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 published its first Annual Report, covering the period of December 2019 to April 2021. The report marks an important milestone for the Copper Mark, which continues to expand its organisational capacity […]

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The Copper Mark welcomes six new participants and two new partners

June 21, 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, grows to add six new participating sites which have applied for assessment against the Copper Mark assurance criteria and two new fabricator partners. With these additions, The Copper Mark now has ten […]

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Multi-metal Coalition Publishes Joint Standard to Respond to LME Responsible Sourcing Rules

February 9, 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 the publication of their Joint Due Diligence Standard for Copper, Lead, Nickel and Zinc. The Joint Standard can be accessed here. The five organizations collaborated to issue the Joint […]

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Joint Due Diligence Standard for Copper, Lead, Nickel and Zinc Open for Public Consultation

August 27, 2020

27 August 2020 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 the Joint Due Diligence Standard for Copper, Lead, Nickel and Zinc has been published for consultation. The five organizations are collaborating to develop a joint […]

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Newsflash July 2024

July 11, 2024

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Call for consultant on Value Chain

June 17, 2024

The Copper Mark is looking for a consultant to : Interested ? Please refer to the full Terms of Reference and submit your proposal to info@coppermark.org

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Case study Minera HMC – Michilla

May 29, 2024

‘The Copper Mark changes the way in which we operate’ In March 2024, Minera HMC from Chile was awarded The Copper Mark for its Michilla site. It is the first medium-sized mining company to achieve this in the country. Board member and CFO Diego Arrigorriaga explains the actions required on the part of Minera HMC […]

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Newsflash May 2024

May 28, 2024

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Revised standard enhances The Copper Mark’s value

April 23, 2024

April 23, 2024 – The Copper Mark stands as the world’s leading assurance framework for responsible value chains of copper, molybdenum, nickel and zinc. A revised standard effective from 1st January 2024 further enhances the value of The Copper Mark and its sister products The Molybdenum Mark, The Nickel Mark and The Zinc Mark for […]

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Consolidated Mining Standard Initiative(CMSI)

April 8, 2024

The Copper Mark is working with ICMM,  Mining Association of Canada, and the World Gold Council to consolidate our four existing voluntary standards into one standard for responsible mining. We are excited to launch a new website for the Consolidated Mining Standard Initiative. Find out more about our journey towards a less complex, more transparent standards landscape that encourages […]

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The Mining Association of Canada and The Copper Mark collaborate to enhance Accountability, Transparency, and Credibility

March 26, 2024

OTTAWA & CHELTENHAM, March 26, 2024 – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and The Copper Mark are pleased to announce a new collaboration on an important pilot project to enhance the assurance processes of both Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) and the Copper Mark standards.  TSM and the Copper Mark have always been committed for […]

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Newsflash March 2024

March 19, 2024

Please go to READ MORE and open our March 2024 Newsflash Newsflash March 2024

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The Copper Mark organization celebrates its first anniversary of Molybdenum, Nickel and Zinc Marks 

January 30, 2024

The Copper Mark developed its three new metals marks in collaboration with the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA), the Nickel Institute (NI), and the International Zinc Association (IZA) in 2022. Launched in late 2022, the Molybdenum Mark, the Nickel Mark and the Zinc Mark aim to promote sustainable and responsible production and sourcing practices along their corresponding […]

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Newsflash December 2023: a year of opportunity

December 18, 2023

Please go to READ MORE and open our December 2023 Newsflash

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