Assurance and Validation

ICMM’s Mining Principles combines clearly articulated performance expectations with robust site-level validation. Third-party assurance is provided over alignment of company members’ sustainability policies to ICMM’s Mining Principles as part of members’ corporate sustainability reporting. Compatible with the objectives of other responsible sourcing initiatives, our assurance and validation procedures reinforce commitments to transparency, and ensure the credibility of reported progress on social and environmental performance.

Assurance and Validation Procedure

ICMM’s Assurance and Validation Procedure establishes company member requirements for independent assurance and validation.

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Validation Guidance

Supplement to the ICMM Assurance and Validation Procedure providing explanatory information on the implementation and evaluation of performance expectations.

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