Reflecting on 2021: FCA’s Official Impact and Financial Report
As the demand for cobalt rises and our reliance on it becomes more evident, the need to ensure markets have access to reliable and responsible sources strengthens. The goal of the FCA is for the Democratic Republic of the Congo to be known as one such responsible source.
The fatal toll of artisanal cobalt mining continues. Is responsible ASM even possible?
At the Kamilombe mine site on January 22nd and 24th, just outside Kapata in Lualaba and home to more than two dozen informal cobalt mines, six men lost their lives during two separate incidents. Sixteen of their colleagues were rescued in time.
ASM Cobalt’s role and the green energy transition: championing equitable supply
As we launch into 2022, we’re also reflecting on the progress we made at the Fair Cobalt Alliance in 2021. Last year, we welcomed new members from across the battery supply chain and stepped up our operations to improve mine sites, support child labour remediation and much more.
Save the Children and The Centre Join the Fair Cobalt Alliance to Strengthen Child Rights in the DRC’s Artisanal Cobalt Sector
Both Save the Children and The Centre are committed to improving the lives of children and will bring their expertise in child rights, business, and in particular children’s rights and child labour issues, to the FCA.