What a year it's been! Here our Founder and CEO Estelle Levin-Nally looks back at 2020 and what the pandemic has meant for Levin Sources and the mining and minerals sector at large.
Based on our experience working in ASM, we suggest ways to further gender inclusion and equality in the sector.
Women ASM miners have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, as our research for the Delve COVID-19 Impact Reporting initiative in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Uganda and the DRC shows.
Discover how we used our environmental expertise to help International Women in Mining with their carbon accounting and mitigation.
Learn about the Women’s Rights and Mining (WRM)-OECD Gender Statement, why Levin Sources decided to become a signatory and our commitment to gender equality in the minerals sector.
Insights from the Nairobi forum, including the latest coloured gemstone jewellery trends, the challenges and success of value addition, and the status of efforts to improve gender equality and environmental management in the sector.
How can a fairer mineral system empower women and create more opportunities for us all? Global and Local Policy Dimension Briefing Documents for the European Commission and GIZ/BMZ available for consultation and feedback now
Levin Sources was contracted by GIZ to conduct in-country stakeholder engagement to establish a guidance document that informs KP stakeholders in programming and implementation of the KPCS in host countries.
As part of the European Development Days in June 2018, Levin Sources' Victoria Gronwald joined a European Commission and GIZ-organised panel to discuss how multi-stakeholder partnerships like the Kimberley Process can further mainstream gender into their work and governance structures.
On International Women's Day, members of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) and Levin Sources explore challenges and opportunities for women's economic independence in ASM.