As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical issues, there has been a trend towards countries across the world seeking resilient, diverse, and secure supply chains. With this in mind, the...
The Revised Cobalt Refiner Supply Chain Due Diligence Standard – Supporting responsible production efforts of companies
Alexandra Cech, Senior Project Manager of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), explains how the revised Cobalt Refiner Supply Chain Due Diligence Standard can support due diligence and responsible production and sourcing efforts by companies.
Fair Cobalt Alliance: “We want to support the DRC cobalt mining sector to become known as a responsible sourcing destination”
Fair Cobalt Alliance Executive Director Assheton Carter discusses the importance of industry collaboration to bring about a step-change in artisanal mining of cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Fostering multi-stakeholder initiatives is key to a transparent cobalt supply chain: Cobalt Institute joins the Fair Cobalt Alliance
The decision to join the multi-stakeholder action platform reflects the Institute’s vision to promote the sustainable, transparent and responsible production and use of cobalt in all its forms.
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.
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.