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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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Call to Action: Putting People at the Heart of the Decarbonization of Transportation

Call to Action: Putting People at the Heart of the Decarbonization of Transportation

In advance of COP26, read our blogpost outlining the steps we need to be taking in cobalt to ensure a just transition for everyone in the decarbonization of transport to reach climate neutrality by 2050, and calling on decision-makers to do the same.
28 October 2021 Read more
Cobalt Institute workshop: Procedure for sampling, weighing, and analysis of cobalt hydroxides

Cobalt Institute workshop: Procedure for sampling, weighing, and analysis of cobalt hydroxides

The Cobalt Institute will present an industry best practice guideline on the sampling, weighing, and analysis of semi-refined cobalt hydroxides to relevant stakeholders and interested parties on 9 November 2021.
26 October 2021 Read more

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Cobalt industry develops a guideline to increase transparency across value chain

Cobalt industry develops a guideline to increase transparency across value chain

The Cobalt Institute and its members developed an industry best practice guideline to promote the standardization of sampling and weighing methodologies of cobalt hydroxides and contribute to increasing transparency of cobalt markets and across the entire value chain.
26 October 2021 Read more
Battery-powered future: How can the EU ensure electric vehicles drive the green transport revolution?

Battery-powered future: How can the EU ensure electric vehicles drive the green transport revolution?

The Cobalt Institute was delighted to take part in an online webinar on ‘Battery-powered future: How can the EU ensure electric vehicles drive the green transport revolution?’, organized by a lead...
14 October 2021 Read more
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

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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