Sustainability

The Cobalt Institute has a longstanding commitment to the sustainable and responsible production and use of cobalt in all its forms and applications.

We represent the voice of the cobalt industry on all cobalt-related issues and challenges relating to sustainability and in its role as a knowledge center, the Cobalt Institute generates data for sustainability research.

The diverse range of applications for cobalt substances encompasses many different value chains, including several uses that are important to the sustainability and climate change agenda, such as: 

Cobalt and its compounds play a fundamental role in improving the efficient use of resources and the recyclability of end products. Through their special characteristics, they also act as a technology enabler providing opportunities for innovation and new applications for cobalt.

Life-Cycle Assessment

Socio-Economic Value

Industry Initiatives