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What is a CMRT assessment ?

The Conflict Minerals Assessment enables organisations to report information about their sourcing of 3TG - tin (cassiterite), tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolframite) and gold.

The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMRT). If your organisation has already completed a CMRT you can upload it to quickly pre-populate your Assessment answers. The assessment supports the ethical sourcing of 3TG whic…

Can I simply share a CMRT with a customer without completing a SAQ?

Yes, you are able to share a CMRT without completing a SAQ.

The Conflict Minerals Assessment enables organisations to report information about their sourcing of 3TG - tin (cassiterite), tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolframite) and gold. The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMR…

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. Locate your completed Conflict Minerals Assessment you wish to share
3. Select 'share'
4. Enter the invitation code you have received or request a share with your customer


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, pl…

I already have a completed CMRT - How can I upload this?

Select the answer option 'No' on question 16b within your SAQ 4.0 and you can complete your Conflict Minerals Sourcing Report. You will be able to upload your completed CMRT.

The Conflict Minerals Assessment enables organisations to report information about their sourcing of 3TG - tin (cassiterite), tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolframite) and gold. The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMR…

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. Select the SAQ 4.0 you want to link your CMRT Assessment to
3. 'Respond' to your SAQ and select "No" to reference 16b
4. Submit your SAQ 4.0 for validation and you will start your Conflict Minerals Sourcing Report
5. Upload your completed CMRT in a .xl…

How do I update an already completed CMRT?

To update an already completed CMRT, select the option to 'Update Conflict Minerals Sourcing Report'.

The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMRT). The assessment can be updated at any time, allowing users to make necessary changes and re-submit.

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. Locate your completed CMRT Assessment
3. Select 'Update Conflict Minerals Sourcing Report'
4. Respond, edit or re-upload your CMRT spreadsheet and submit your answers


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, please…

How do I start a CMRT assessment?

Select the answer option 'Yes, I have data in a CMRT spreadsheet' or 'No' to question 16b in the SAQ 4.0.

The Conflict Minerals Assessment enables organisations to report information about their sourcing of 3TG - tin (cassiterite), tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolframite) and gold. The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMR…

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. Respond to the SAQ 4.0
3. Select either 'No' or 'Yes, I have data in a CMRT spreadsheet'
4. Respond to the CMRT that has been created based on this answer in the SAQ 4.0


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, plea…

Where can I find my CMRT assessment?

The Conflict Minerals Assessment will be located in your dashboard.

The Conflict Minerals Assessment enables organisations to report information about their sourcing of 3TG - tin (cassiterite), tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolframite) and gold.
The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMR…

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. Locate your existing CMRT Assessment by using the filter or search functionality


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, please use our Live Web chat where our support team will be happy to assist you with further…

How do I submit my CMRT assessment?

Go to the final page of the assessment and select 'Send response'.

The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMRT).

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. 'Respond' to the assessment
3. Submit your answers for the assessment
4. On the final page of the assessment, select to 'Send response'


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, please use our Live Web chat where our…

How do I add my smelters?

You are able to add your smelters on question 6 of the CMRT Assessment.

The Conflict Minerals Assessment enables organisations to report information about their sourcing of 3TG - tin (cassiterite), tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolframite) and gold. The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMR…

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. 'Respond' to the CMRT Assessment
4. Progress to question 6 and add your smelters
5. Save and submit the assessment


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, please use our Live Web chat where our support team will be…

How do I share a completed product scope CMRT?

Select 'Share' in the bottom right hand corner of the CMRT Assessment.

The Assessment is compliant with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and its Conflict Mineral Reporting Template (CMRT). The Conflict Mineral Reporting Assessment can be shared with buyers after the assessment has been completed.

1. Go to your dashboard on SupplierAssurance
2. Locate the CMRT Assessment you wish to share
3. Select to 'Share'
4. Enter the invitation code you have received and confirm or request a share for your customer to accept


If you have any further questions regarding the SupplierAssurance platform, pl…

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