Why SUSHI BIKES has joined the Fair Cobalt Alliance
This is a guest blog authored by SUSHI BIKES founder and CEO Andy Weinzierl, as Munich-based SUSHI BIKES joins the FCA as the first e-bike brand, joining the growing membership of the FCA. SUSHI BIKES is a young start-up for e-bikes, founded in 2019. We produce quality e-bikes for the urban environment at an affordable […]
The FCA welcomes Cobalt Institute
As we welcome the Cobalt Institute to the Fair Cobalt Alliance, we speak to Susannah McLaren Head of Responsible Sourcing & Sustainability, who shares her views on what’s driving demand for cobalt, what opportunities this presents the supply chain and ultimately, what drove the decision to join the FCA.
The FCA welcomes FREYR
The Fair Cobalt Alliance welcomes FREYR, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production, as the latest industry player to join the FCA and recognise the legitimacy of cobalt from responsible ASM operations.
The FCA welcomes Dutch insurer AnsvarIdéa to its membership
Dutch insurer AnsvarIdéa has today announced its membership of the FCA. AnsvarIdéa is the first company outside of the immediate cobalt supply chain to join us. Their decision to join the FCA represents a growing awareness of the issues faced by the ASM sector in the DRC and the need for collaboration across the value chain to take responsibility and invest for positive change.
Britishvolt joins the Fair Cobalt Alliance to help develop responsible, fair and transparent cobalt supply in the DRC
Today, Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in battery cell technologies and associated R&D, has joined the Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA).
The Fair Cobalt Alliance welcomes its latest members CMOC and IXM
China Molybdenum Co., Ltd (CMOC) – the second largest cobalt producer and the largest tungsten producer in the world.
Launching The Fair Cobalt Alliance
Working together to improve conditions in cobalt mines and communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Taking Joint Action Towards Fair Cobalt
Cobalt is a critical resource for many industries and is seen, by many, as crucial for a transition to a green economy. More than 50% of the world’s cobalt are held in the Copper Belt of the DR Congo, a country still struggling with poverty and malnutrition despite its mineral wealth.