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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

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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

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The Copper Mark announces launch of pilot implementation of the Molybdenum, Nickel and Zinc Marks 

October 25, 2022

The Copper Mark is launching the pilot implementation of the Molybdenum, Nickel and Zinc Marks. Producers of these metals are able to use the Copper Mark assurance framework to achieve their respective “Mark”, thereby signaling their leadership in sustainability and responsible production practices.  The main objective of the pilot is to test the implementation of […]

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Leading energy management and automation provider Schneider Electric partners with The Copper Mark

September 14, 2022

The Copper Mark, an assurance framework set up to promote the responsible production of copper and demonstrate the copper industry’s commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of green resource transition, has been joined in this commitment by Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Schneider Electric is […]

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The Copper Mark reaches coverage of 20% of global mined production and secures over 40 participants

August 30, 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 been awarded to two more sites from Antofagasta and Southern Peaks Mining. With these additions, over 20% of the world’s global mined copper production now comes from Copper Mark-awarded sites. In […]

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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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