Resources

The Standard for Responsible Mining

Full documentation and guidance


Principle 1: Business Integrity

Principle 2: Planning and Managing for Positive Legacies

Principle 3: Social Responsibility

Principle 4: Environmental Responsibility


IRMA System

IRMA Principles of Engagement

IRMA Draft Mineral Processing Standard

IRMA’s first 6-day comment period on its draft Standard for Responsible Mineral Processing closed on 16 August 2021. IRMA is in the process of considering comments received to-date, and will be piloting the draft Mineral Processing Standard in the next few months before revising the document and circulating a second draft for public comment.

Feedback on the first draft is still welcome, and can be sent to:  comments@responsiblemining.net

–> Download the draft Standard as a pdf document

–> Download the draft Standard as a Word document

 

IRMA Draft Chain of Custody Standard

IRMA’s draft Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard is still available for download.

–> Download the draft CoC Standard

IRMA is in the process of considering comments received to-date, and will be piloting the draft CoC Standard in the next few months before revising the document and circulating a second draft for public comment.

Feedback on the first draft can still be sent to: comments@responsiblemining.net

Job Opportunity

We are looking for someone with expertise on chain of custody standards and assurance to oversee the chain of custody pilot project and feed results into an updated draft CoC Standard. Download the Terms of Reference.  Applications accepted until 17 September 2021.

IRMA Monitoring and Evaluation Documents

Resources for Mines

Self-Assessment

Press releases & webinars

IRMA Press Releases and Statements

IRMA Webinars

Introduction to the IRMA draft Standard for Responsible Mineral Processing (29 June 2021)

IRMA – Due Diligence Beyond Geographic Criteria – Presentation for OECD’s 14th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains (26 April 2021)

IRMA Public Webinar: Climate Change and the Push for More Mining (25 September 2020)

IRMA Public Webinar:  IRMA’s Value for Mining Companies (27 July 2020)

IRMA Public Webinar:  IRMA’s Value for Purchasers and Investors (18 June 2020)

IRMA Public Webinar:  Responsible Mining in the Time of COVID-19 (20 May 2020)

IRMA Public Webinar:  What is IRMA and how can you use it? (19 May 2020)

IRMA Public Webinar (July 2019)

IRMA Self-Assessment Webinar (October 2018)