The Copper Mark – Ensuring Responsible Production

The Members of the International Copper Association (ICA) are proud to introduce the Copper Mark™—a new assurance system for responsible copper production. Goals of the ...

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Top 3 Copper Trends to Watch in 2019

2018 was a great year for clean energy and mobility. To give a few examples: Countries agreed on an implementation plan for the Paris Agreement ...

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Building Better: A Guide to Copper in Green and Healthy Buildings

What material can contribute to green and healthy buildings in 128 different ways? Copper. Creating a smart, sustainable world starts with buildings. An impressive and ...

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Three Considerations for the Next Wave of Smart Buildings

Written by Fleming Voetmann, International Copper Association. Today, 36 percent of energy use and nearly 40 percent of the carbon emissions in the world come ...

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Natural resources as a driver for the SDGs—the case of Chile and copper mining

Written by Fleming Voetmann, International Copper Association. As the world transitions to a low-carbon future and delivers on SDG7, we are going to need more ...

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Circular Economy Cube – A Model for EU Sustainability

European Sustainable Energy Week is the annual flagship event for all things energy efficiency and renewables-related at the European level. During the week many policy ...

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The Socioeconomic Impact of Copper Mining in Chile

In the early ’90s, Chile had the perfect climate for economic prosperity, one in which the mining sector could play a significant role. Chile’s institutional ...

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Closing The Loop: Optimizing The Copper Life Cycle For A Sustainable World

The European Copper Institute (ECI) and the International Copper Association (ICA) held a successful breakfast workshop in Brussels to discuss the key role of life ...

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Copper Environmental Profile

The International Copper Association (ICA) is the leading organization for promoting the use of copper worldwide. Its mission is to bring together the global copper ...

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