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The Cobalt Institute is a trade association composed of producers, users, recyclers, and traders of cobalt. We promote the sustainable and responsible production and use of cobalt in all its forms.

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MEP Christophe Grudler: “The EU Batteries Regulation will be a successful case study for the rest of the world”

MEP Christophe Grudler: “The EU Batteries Regulation will be a successful case study for the rest of the world”

The Cobalt Institute spoke with Christophe Grudler, Member of the European Parliament, about the EU’s Batteries Regulation and its contribution to the circular economy and climate neutrality.
15 September 2021 Read more
Cobalt Industry EU REACH dossier updates well received by ECHA

Cobalt Industry EU REACH dossier updates well received by ECHA

The Cobalt REACH Consortium (CoRC) carried out a comprehensive update of EU REACH dossiers to implement the new harmonized classification for cobalt metal.
10 September 2021 Read more

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Chemicals Management in China: overview

Chemicals Management in China: overview

The Chinese government uses a network management model in the regulatory supervision of chemicals. The Ministry of Industry and Information technology (MIIT), Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE)...
02 September 2021 Read more
Cobalt Institute appoints Tom Fairlie as Sustainability Manager

Cobalt Institute appoints Tom Fairlie as Sustainability Manager

Tom will lead the sustainability work at the Cobalt Institute, which focuses on the decarbonization of cobalt supply chains, circular economy agendas and electric vehicle battery legislation.
01 September 2021 Read more
Met4Tech: Circular Economy Centre for Technology Metals – including Cobalt

Met4Tech: Circular Economy Centre for Technology Metals – including Cobalt

Cobalt Institute collaborates with Met4Tech on carrying out case studies on cobalt deposits mined by large scale mining (LSM) and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). Read a blogpost from Met4Tech on its new Circular Economy Centre for Technology Metals.
30 August 2021 Read more

The Cobalt Value Chain

The global cobalt value chain is composed of a range of different actors from mining, concentrated in large scale copper and nickel mines across the world; to processing. With the sharp increase in demand, the global supply chain is evolving fast, with new mining operations starting up or expanding in many parts of the world.

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Cobalt conference

Cobalt in the green recovery: a sustainable future

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2022 Annual Conference

The next Cobalt Conference will take place on 16-19 May 2022 in Vancouver, Canada. Stay tuned for more updates!

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