Cobalt is a major component of all lithium ion batteries.

  • Phones
  • Computers
  • Electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Solar power storage systems

Most cobalt is sourced from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Local child labour issues highlighted by Amnesty International 2016¹
  • Tech companies require ethically-sourced cobalt

KNP is an ethical source of cobalt.

¹ Source: “This is what we die for: Human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo power the global trade in cobalt.” Amnesty International, January 2016 (AFR 62/3183/2016)