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Topic : Human Rights

GROUNDTRUTHING DOWNSTREAM ACTORS’ ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT DRC ASM GOLD
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GROUNDTRUTHING DOWNSTREAM ACTORS’ ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT DRC ASM GOLD

June 28, 2022, by Rachel Brass

USAID’s Zahabu Safi (Clean Gold) Project challenges negative assumptions about how DRC gold is extracted, associated risks, and how responsible mid-and downstream actors can tackle them.

Responsible Sourcing for the Just Transition: The biggest opportunity we have yet to seize
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Responsible Sourcing for the Just Transition: The biggest opportunity we have yet to seize

May 31, 2022, by Julie Schindall

An overview of tools companies that use minerals and metals in their products – or produce them – have at their disposal to demonstrate responsible sourcing.

USAID’s Zahabu Safi (Clean Gold) Project launches refiners Community of Practice to help set up responsible gold supply chain from eastern DRC
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USAID’s Zahabu Safi (Clean Gold) Project launches refiners Community of Practice to help set up responsible gold supply chain from eastern DRC

May 27, 2022, by Rachel Brass

Gold refiners Heimerle + Meule, IGR, Italpreziosi, L’Orfebre, MKS PAMP, PX Precinox, and Rand Refinery have joined a group of refiners interested in learning and sharing the realities of ASM gold from the DRC.

Gender equality to safeguard the environment: how women can improve the environmental performance of the minerals sector
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Gender equality to safeguard the environment: how women can improve the environmental performance of the minerals sector

May 17, 2022, by Jara Bakx and Blanca Racionero Gomez

Women in mining-affected communities feel the impact of unsustainable and environmentally harmful practices disproportionately. We explore their crucial role in tackling the environmental challenges in mineral production and trading.

Diligence raisonnable "Contributrice" dans les chaînes de valeur - Comment évoluer vers un impact significatif ?
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Diligence raisonnable "Contributrice" dans les chaînes de valeur - Comment évoluer vers un impact significatif ?

December 6, 2021, by Angela Jorns et Rosanna Tufo

Nos experts montrent comment la diligence raisonnable peut contribuer au changement "sur le terrain" et être bénéfique pour les entreprises mais aussi pour les communautés affectées par leur activité.

“Lean in” due diligence in value chains - How to move towards meaningful impact?
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“Lean in” due diligence in value chains - How to move towards meaningful impact?

December 6, 2021, by Angela Jorns and Rosanna Tufo

Our experts explore how due diligence can drive change “on the ground” and work not only for companies but also for communities affected by corporate activity.

HOW “BEYOND CONFLICT-FREE” CAN SUCCEED: THE CASE OF THE NEW BUGARAMA MINE LTD
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HOW “BEYOND CONFLICT-FREE” CAN SUCCEED: THE CASE OF THE NEW BUGARAMA MINE LTD

Find out how we identified and assessed the impact of going “beyond conflict-free” for tungsten extraction for Fairphone and its supply chain partners through the example of the New Bugarama Mine in Rwanda.

HOW LEVIN SOURCES IS REMEDIATING ITS HISTORICAL CARBON DEBT – AND CAN HELP WITH YOURS
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HOW LEVIN SOURCES IS REMEDIATING ITS HISTORICAL CARBON DEBT – AND CAN HELP WITH YOURS

November 8, 2021, by Estelle Levin-Nally, Blanca Racionero Gomez and Lucie Goulet

Discover the four NGOs we are donating to as part of our strategy to offset our carbon footprint past and present.

Child labour in ASM mining: enabling a holistic approach through the meaningful wheel of action
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Child labour in ASM mining: enabling a holistic approach through the meaningful wheel of action

June 9, 2021, by Blanca Racionero Gomez

Learn about the three pillars of the wheel of action to address child labour in ASM mining, based on a recent report we authored for the ILO.

How the Jewellery Industry Can Address the Responsible Sourcing Issues Raised in the Human Rights Watch Report, ‘The Hidden Cost of Jewelry’
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How the Jewellery Industry Can Address the Responsible Sourcing Issues Raised in the Human Rights Watch Report, ‘The Hidden Cost of Jewelry’

February 19, 2018, by Dr. Yolande Kyngdon-McKay

On the 8th of February 2018, Human Rights Watch released a report on how the jewellery industry is managing human rights abuse risks in its gold and diamond supply chains. Over the next six weeks, our due diligience and gems & jewellery team will unpack the issues and give actionable advice.

A Conversation with Harriet Kelsall – Part Two
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A Conversation with Harriet Kelsall – Part Two

May 6, 2016, by Anna Barker

Part two of Anna Barker's conversation with bespoke jewellery Harriet Kelsall

Global Trends in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: What do these mean for Mongolia?
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Global Trends in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: What do these mean for Mongolia?

October 23, 2014, by Estelle Levin-Nally

Climate change and the failure of traditional livelihoods, economic transition and collapse, conflict, and high mineral prices have led to a doubling of the ASM population in fifteen years to a total of around 30 million worldwide.

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