Audits, Assessments & Due Diligence
Desk review verification
We can work with you to conduct a desk review of your or your supplier’s environmental, social and governance practices against agreed requirements.
Onsite audits and assessments
We are an approved auditor against key sustainability and responsible sourcing standards for industry programs and trusted partners, including:
RMI RMAP audits
TDi is an approved auditor to conduct RMAP audits worldwide.
TDi staff are approved lead assessors for Bettercoal assessments.
Equitable Origin Audits
TDi staff are approved assessors to conduct audits against EO100 Standard and the EO100 for Natural Gas.
The Copper Mark
TDi is approved to provide audits and independent reviews against The Copper Mark’s assurance system, worldwide.
The Nickel Mark
TDi is approved to provide audits and independent reviews against The Nickel Mark’s assurance system, worldwide.
The Zinc Mark
TDi is approved to provide audits and independent reviews against The Zinc Mark’s assurance system, worldwide.
The Molybdenum Mark
TDi is approved to provide audits and independent reviews against The Molybdenum Mark’s assurance system, worldwide.
Audits and assessments against customer specific requirements, Supplier Codes of Conduct and sustainability standards and frameworks such as International Finance Corporation/IFC Performance Standards, IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining, OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas among others.
Continuous Improvement and Capacity building
Stay ahead of the curve and on top of ever-changing responsible-sourcing requirements by taking advantage of our services which include:
- Continuous improvement support: Following the assessments, we’ll work with you to help prioritise and implement improvement actions needed to close the gaps identified during the assessments.
- Building capacity of your staff: We’ll work with you between audits to ensure your knowledge stays current, complete and relevant.
Environmental and Social Issues and the Coal Industry in Kuzbass, and Focal Areas for Future Action
Russia has long been an important coal-supplying country to Bettercoal as it represents 39% of European coal imports. In recent years, this importance has only increased. In 2018 Bettercoal set up the Russia Working Group (RWG) to develop a coordinated approach to the monitoring of the suppliers’ improvement plans, enhance in-country context expertise, address risks arising from the country context, grow supplier participation and improve communications with key stakeholders.
Risk Readiness Assessment
An online benchmarking tool, commissioned by Apple and the RMI, designed to encourage the adoption of sustainability best practices in the mining and minerals processing supply chains.Read More