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Introducing the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

Introducing the Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)

The Cobalt Institute (CI) members have had a longstanding commitment to the responsible production and use of cobalt in all forms which is enshrined in its 5 key Objectives and 7 Guiding Principles....
20 November 2017 Read more
A new generation of fertilizers based on metal nanoparticles, including cobalt, expected to produce macro-harvests

A new generation of fertilizers based on metal nanoparticles, including cobalt, expected to produce macro-harvests

Russian scientists have developed a new generation of innovative fertilizers that, they say, are capable of increasing crop productivity by 25 per cent. Read More...
14 November 2017 Read more
EV Makers Join Forces to “Drive Sustainability” in Cobalt Mining

EV Makers Join Forces to “Drive Sustainability” in Cobalt Mining

Electric cars manufacturers join efforts in a new Drive Sustainability alliance. The initiative will set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify and address ethical issues in raw materials sourcing...
30 October 2017 Read more
The President of the Cobalt Institute talks about the cobalt market in a recent interview with Investing News

The President of the Cobalt Institute talks about the cobalt market in a recent interview with Investing News

David Weight, President of the Cobalt Institute, highlighted the role of responsible sourcing in a sustainable production of cobalt as well as other key issues and challenges currently facing the coba...
20 October 2017 Read more

Democratic Republic of Congo pledges to end child labour in mines

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) acknowledged that children are working in artisanal cobalt mines and has made a commitment to eliminate child labour in the mining sector by 20...
02 September 2017 Read more

Renault-Nissan Joins the Electric Car Race in China

The Renault-Nissan Alliance plans to make electric vehicles in China in partnership with local automaker Dongfeng Motor... Read More...
01 September 2017 Read more
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