promoting the sustainable and responsible production and use of cobalt in all forms

Cobalt Institute appoints Caroline Braibant as Head of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs

The Cobalt Institute has appointed Caroline Braibant as its Head of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs.

Freeport Cobalt is first cobalt chemical producer to achieve Responsible Minerals Initiative’s "Conformant Downstream Facility" status

Freeport Cobalt recently became the first cobalt chemical producer in the world to achieve Conformant Downstream Facility status through the Responsible Minerals Initiative’s Downstream Assessment Program

New Head of Responsible Sourcing and Sustainability at the Cobalt Institute

CI appoints Susannah McLaren to lead on responsible sourcing and CIRAF.

First Cobalt announces cobalt partnership including a commitment to CIRAF

First Cobalt has announced a long-term strategic cobalt partnership including a commitment to apply the Cobalt Institute procurement framework CIRAF 

China’s GEM Co. Ltd and Glencore extend their long-term strategic cobalt partnership

Glencore and GEM have announced that they have extended their partnership for the supply of cobalt hydroxide by another five years and have formally embedded responsible sourcing and sustainability into the contractual relationship.

Cobalt Institute statement on the proposed European battery regulation

The Cobalt Institute comments on the proposed European battery regulation.

Fastmarkets International Ferroalloys 2020

9-11 November: The Fastmarkets Global Ferroalloys Club has been created to connect peers across the global buying, trading and selling communities with each other.

CRU Ryan's Notes Ferroalloys 2020

26-29 October: The event will be going ahead as a virtual conference

The CI is recognised as an influencer in the CSR space

The Cobalt Institute is pleased to announce that David Weight, Past President of the CI, has been named one of the 2020 CSR Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders

Glencore announces its membership of the FCA

Glencore, company member of the Cobalt Institute, has announced its membership of the Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA)