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).
How to respond in moments of crisis
Artisanal and small-scale cobalt mining is often characterised by its hazardous working conditions that can be found at most of the roughly 40 mine sites known to be in operation throughout Lualaba and Haute-Katanga Province. Makeshift tunnels, a lack of professional mining equipment, poorly enforced regulations, and informal work structures frequently lead to accidents of varying severity – too many of which result in fatalities.
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.
FCA investments delayed, but work on the ground continuous
In 2019, The Impact Facility (TIF) started working out a programme to address the complex challenges in the ASM cobalt sector.
Launching The Fair Cobalt Alliance
Working together to improve conditions in cobalt mines and communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo