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G r e e n S t a t u s

African Top Minerals (ATM)

United Republic of Tanzania

Publication date: 10th January 2022

1. Introduction

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is implementing a Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) which is the part of the Regional Initiative Against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources (RINR). The RCM aims at providing assurance to buyers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold extracted in ICGLR Member States that minerals were produced, transported, and exported legally and in accordance withminimum standards related to conflict free sourcing while respecting Human Rights.

To provide  reliable assurance, the RCM requires an independent third-party audit of the mineral exporter to verify compliance with applicable requirements. The third-party  audit  process  includes  the  verification  of  systems, processes,  and practices at the exporter, as well as at a representative sample of its supply chains up to andincluding mine sites.

The third-party audit process is managed by the ICGLR Audit Committee, which is a tripartite forum representing government, industry as well as civil society. The Committee approves auditors and formulates standards and terms of reference for the audits. According to the ICGLR Certification Manual, the Committee is further responsible to review the audit reports submitted by the accredited auditors.

The specific objective of this initial audit is to verify the level of conformance of African Top Mineral (ATM)systems, processes, and practices, up to and including mineral supply chains and mine sites of origin with the audit criteria with a view to obtain certification of ...(click to read more details on teh report)

 

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- Summary Report African Top Minerals Lts Tanzania