An overview of changes that should make the Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) more effective and provide for easier implementation by Member States and supply chain actors.
Learn about the removal of both ‘progress criteria’ and the Independent Mineral Chain Auditor function from the second edition of the Regional Certification Mechanism Manual.
Introducing “Blue Status” for Mine Sites and Exporters and how this “new” element of the RCM is aligned with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Minerals from Conflict Affected and High-risk Areas.
A series to help you understand what RCM elements have changed, why they were changed, what this means in practice and how the changes represent a significant improvement.
Learn about the collaborative revision process behind the Second Edition of the Regional Certification Mechanism