Conflict Minerals

Reporting Conflict Minerals with the Latest CMRT Tool

You may be bombarded with requests from customers asking if they can have your latest compliance status for conflict minerals. If so, you’ll need to download the latest version of the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) and send it off to your suppliers for more information. Each year publicly traded companies need to include this information in their financial filings by June 1st.

This Conflict Minerals Reporting Template is a standard that has been set across multiple industries for collecting country of origin information regarding tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold specifically sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo. This template also identifies the smelters and refiners in your supply chain who are approved by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI). Visit the Responsible Minerals Initiative website at

Download the RMI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template

Differences between CMRT 5.11 and CMRT 5.12

The following updates were made to the CMRT and released as version CMRT 5.12 on April 26, 2019

Descriptions of the Functional Change:

  1. Corrections to all bugs and errors
  2. Enhancements which do not conflict with IPC-1755
    • Update to ISO short names for countries, states / provinces
  3. Updates to the Smelter Reference List and Standard Smelter List

Updates to the Smelter List:

This version incorporates a few changes to the smelter list as reflected in the Cobalt Standard Smelter List as of February 27, 2019. The latest version of the Standard Smelter List is available at

BlueCircle Advisors (BCA) Helps You:

  • Poll your suppliers
  • Collect data from third parties
  • Leverage known industry data
  • Validate smelter data
  • Train your team and supply chain
  • Comply and keep up with the changing regulation

Learn more about how BCA helps your responsible mineral sourcing program: