Responsible Raw Materials Initiative

How does the CFSP audit work?

The validation process reviews a smelter’s supply-chain due diligence activities of all applicable raw material inputs and assesses their alignment with the five-step framework of the OECD Guidance.

It includes an analysis of the smelter’s:

  • Internal Management Systems, including:
    • Conflict Minerals Policy
    • Management Structure
    • Internal Material Control Systems
    • Supplier Engagement
    • Supply Chain Control and Transparency System, including sourcing traceability and origin determination.
  • Identification and assessment of supply-chain risk(s).
  • Risk management program and related activities.
  • Public reporting on supply-chain due diligence.