CIM joins ICMM


CIM joins ICMM to help advance sustainability in the minerals and metals sector

09 April 2024

CIM has joined the International Council on Minerals and Metals (ICMM) as a new association member, along with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Federation of Chamber of Mines (EFEDCOM) and International Chromium Development Association (ICDA).

"I am delighted to welcome CIM, EFEDCOM, and ICDA as our newest association members. All three of these organisations share ICMM’s vision for a safe, just and sustainable world enabled by responsible production minerals and metals. The unique regional and commodity expertise and perspectives these three associations bring to ICMM will help to foster innovation and debate. We look forward to learning from their insights and reaching their networks to champion positive change across the wider mining industry."

 - Rohitesh Dhawan, CEO, ICMM

We're thrilled to announce this collaboration with ICMM, a pivotal step in our commitment to advancing responsible resource development within the mining, minerals, metals and energy sectors. The promotion of leading practices in environmental, social and governance issues lies at the heart of CIM’s mission, driving every facet of our work through our professional development and education platforms, world-class events, leading guidelines and award-winning publications. As a longstanding cornerstone for excellence, we are eager to join forces with ICMM to share our insights, leverage our collective expertise and propel our industry towards a more sustainable future that benefits our planet and communities worldwide.

- Angela Hamlyn, CEO, CIM

About CIM

CIM is a not-for-profit technical institute comprising professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals, materials, and energy industries. We are dedicated to advancing knowledge, facilitating innovation, celebrating excellence, and promoting sustainable practices across the full spectrum of our industry. CIM was founded over 125 years ago and has more than 10,000 members nationally and internationally.

About ICMM

ICMM stands for mining with principles. They bring together a third of the global metals and mining industry, along with key partners to drive leadership, action and innovation for sustainable development, ultimately delivering a positive contribution to society. Through collaboration, ICMM member companies set the standard for responsibly produced minerals and metals in a safe, just and sustainable world.