stream manufacturing companies such as electronics and automotive companies are increasingly demanding the following information from upstream producers with regards to the metals and mineral in their end products:
- Provenance: From which mines/miners are the minerals and metals that are contained in their end
- Production methods: Under which methods are they produced? Are they produced responsibly?
The ICMM has commissioned the following report to understand how blockchain technology could potentially provide the above-mentioned claims as part of robust Chain of Custody (CoC) systems.