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.

Member Admission Process

ICMM's 'Member Admission Process' offers a consistent, rigorous and independently verified assessment of a prospective member company’s performance against the obligations of existing members.

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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 ICMM's 'Assurance and Validation Procedure': providing explanatory information for the implementation and evaluation of ICMM's Mining Principles.

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