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Topic : Responsible Mining

Discover how you can engage with the new Forest-Smart Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Bolt-on Standard
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Discover how you can engage with the new Forest-Smart Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Bolt-on Standard

The Forest-Smart Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (FS-ASM) Bolt-on Standard (the Bolt-on Standard) is now available for use by artisanal and small-scale miners, their state regulators, and their customers.

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.

The 7 Billion Pound Reason to Focus on Supply Chains
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The 7 Billion Pound Reason to Focus on Supply Chains

April 14, 2022, by Estelle Levin-Nally with Asher Smith

At Levin Sources, we don’t think about supply chains only in terms of avoiding harm and managing risks, we are squarely in the camp of opportunity maximisation. Find out more in this article.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNOLOGY USE IN RESPONSIBLE MINERALS PRODUCTION AND SOURCING IN THE DRC
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OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNOLOGY USE IN RESPONSIBLE MINERALS PRODUCTION AND SOURCING IN THE DRC

Explore the opportunities for using technology solutions in responsible minerals production and sourcing in the DRC.

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.

Building a comprehensive list of environmental instruments for battery policymakers
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Building a comprehensive list of environmental instruments for battery policymakers

Levin Sources delivered a comprehensive review of existing instruments that can help strengthen the EU Regulation on Batteries and Waste Batteries for Transport and Environment.

Taking action for forests with the New York Declaration on Forests
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Taking action for forests with the New York Declaration on Forests

March 23, 2021, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Blanca Racionero Gomez

On International Day of Forests, we celebrate the New York Declaration on Forests and urge more mining and minerals institutions should get involved.

LSM and ASM relationships: from risk management to positive impact
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LSM and ASM relationships: from risk management to positive impact

April 5, 2020, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Dr Fabiana Di Lorenzo

Read sector Insights into how LSM and ASM relationships could move beyond risk management towards positive impact and how donor-funded programmes could provide avenues for reduced-risk engagement with ASM by LSM companies.

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