The International Raw Materials Observatory is a not for profit independent, honest broker, providing authoritative specialised support on raw materials cooperation, diplomacy and foresight.

The Observatory’s goals are to:

Promote international cooperation on mineral raw materials research & innovation, education & outreach, industry & trade and recycling, management & substitution of strategic raw materials

Expand raw materials diplomacy and disseminate best practice on mineral raw materials supply

Provide to policy-makers independent comprehensive analysis of raw materials that is authoritative, confidential and objective

Help organisations along the minerals value chain improving their sustainability.

These goals are all reflected in the services provided by the Observatory.