Responsible Raw Materials Initiative

Does CFSI recognize audits by other organizations?

Yes, the CFSP, LBMA and RJC audit programs cross-recognize each other’s audits:

 

LBMA

RJC

CFS

Common Features: 3rd Party Audit, OECD DDG & SEC compliance

Focus:

London Bullion Market

Jewellry Supply Chain – Mine to Retail

Manufacturers

Audit Outcome:

Continued Good Delivery Accreditation

CoC Certification

Validated SOR list

Mutual Recognition:

RJC CoC and CFS audits = Responsible Gold Requirement

LBMA and CFS = conflict-sensitive requirement only.

RJC and LBMA audits = CFSP Complaint

Disclaimer: Fulfilling CFSP requirements only meets the LBMA & RJC conflict-free audit requirements to avoid duplication. There are additional requirements for refiners to achieve LBMA & RJC certification.