RCM’s Active and Busy ESG Agenda

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) produces coins for Canada, exports over 1 billion coins each year and provides technical support and materials to other mints. Sustainability (in its broadest sense) is a key part of the Mint’s operations and philosophy and it has recently issued its 2023 Environment Social and Governance (ESG) report.

Sustainability - May 4, 2023 midnight

Finnish Mint’s Approach to Social Responsibility

The Mint of Finland has issued its 2022 Corporate Social Responsibility report. This article is a summary of that report, along with the presentation that the Mint made in the coin session at the recent Silk Road Conference in Kazakhstan.

Mints - May 4, 2023 midnight

Federal Reserve Continues to Report $1 Coin Surplus

Under section 104 of the US Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-145), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is required to submit an annual report to Congress on the Presidential $1 Coin Program.

Studies-Reports - April 5, 2023 midnight

Safeguarding Cash: ICA Recommendations to Central Banks

The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, has published a Cash Policy White Paper. It wants policy makers to recognise that the benefits of cash to society may be lost without practical steps to protect the supply and acceptance of cash in society and promote its further development.

Studies-Reports - April 5, 2023 midnight

Counterfeiting in the Eurozone

Last month, the ECB released its 2022 banknote counterfeit figures. Whereas the ECB publishes counterfeit banknotes statistics promptly one month after the year end, the figures for euro coin counterfeits are less timely.

Free - March 6, 2023 midnight

IMIA Hits the Ground Running

The official launch of the International Mint Industry Association (IMIA) took place at the World Money Fair in Berlin. The IMIA has been established to promote cash and coin access and acceptance, with six mints as founding members.

Associations - March 6, 2023 midnight

Cash Industry Directory is Back

Back by popular demand, the latest edition of The Directory of Currency & Technology Suppliers is now being compiled. This sought-after directory is an essential resource for central banks and issuers, printers and mints, and everyone in the cash cycle.

Studies-Reports - March 6, 2023 midnight