The Copper Mark, the assurance framework to promote responsible practices and demonstrate the copper industry’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, has welcomed the commitment of its semis-fabricator partners to participate in its 2021/2022 pilot scheme.
All of The Copper Mark’s eight semis-fabricator partners have expressed their commitment to participate in the pilot scheme, highlighting the growing momentum of the Copper Mark’s work to promote responsible production practices throughout the copper value chain.
Through these growing partnerships, The Copper Mark has made clear and sustained progress in its mission to advance the importance of responsible production, building a strong market signal to encourage responsible practices.
The Copper Mark’s semis-fabricator partners committed to participate in the pilot scheme include:
- HALCOR, Copper Tubes Division of ELVALHALCOR S.A.
- MM Kembla
- Mueller Industries, Inc.
- Nanotec S.A.
- Revere Copper Products, Inc.
- Superior Essex
- Wieland Group
The scheme will pilot the implementation of The Copper Mark’s assurance framework for semis-fabricators, helping to ensure a smooth formal expansion in 2023, and further advance responsible sourcing practices in the supply chain.
Michèle Brülhart, Executive Director of The Copper Mark, said:
“We are delighted that all our semis-fabricator partners have committed to participate in our 2021/2022 pilot scheme. Organisations are becoming increasingly conscious of the imperatives of promoting and adopting responsible production and sourcing practices. Our partners’ participation in the pilot scheme will help to further promote awareness, understanding, and adoption of responsible practices throughout the copper value chain.”
Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/27102021/the-copper-mark-welcomes-participation-in-its-semis-fabricator-pilot-scheme/