Access to Markets


Open safe routes to fair and regulated markets

We connect mines to legitimate markets for the minerals they produce.

By engaging in formal trade routes, mines can remove themselves from the shadow economy of illegal trading and money laundering. They are also able to work directly with downstream companies, unlocking financial support and access to loans.

We ensure that our supply chain traceability and chain of custody solutions along with mine data meet or exceed the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) expectations as well as being fully aligned with voluntary standards.

See our approach in action

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Digging for Change

In 2018 we have partnered with Fairphone, global lighting company Signify, the Chinese cobalt refiner Huayou Cobalt, ultimately forming the Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA). The

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