About

Name Cobalt Industry Responsible Assessment Framework (CIRAF)
Scheme Holder(s) Cobalt Institute
First Published 2019
Current Version Published v1 (2019)
Licensing Terms Membership
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Number of Participants 20 Associate and sustaining members of the Cobalt Institute. The number of members applying CIRAF are not known.
Applicable Size of Entity Agnostic/All

Governance

Scheme Holder Type Industry Organisation
An organisation, association or membership representing and with a mandate for improving the services provided by an industry, its public standing, and including the industry's sustainability performance.
Core Focus Operating standard
A standard that sets expectations for the sustainability performance of a standard-holding organisation's own operations
Claim Type Business practice performance

Assurance

Verification Requirement Self-Assessments
Verification Frequency N/A
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Assessor Qualifications N/A
Public Audit Reporting Partial
Applicability Corporate-level
Assurance Notes

As CIRAF is not a certification scheme, it remains the individual company’s responsibility to demonstrate responsible production and sourcing. The Cobalt Institute requires initial independent verification on human rights and due diligence followed by subsequent self-assessment on self-identified high risk areas.

Consultation

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