Having spent more than 15 years in a large bilateral donor agency, Levin Sources' Senior Manager of the Good Governance division Holger Grundel shares his thoughts on ASM and how it fits into changing donor priorities.
In part three of our 'Better Business in the Jewellery Sector' series, Due Diligence Manager Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo addressed three capacity barriers to effective supply chain due diligence: human resources, knowledge gaps, and company and supplier willingness.
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.
In the second part of our 'Better Business in the Jewellery Sector' series, Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo explains the challenges of tracing precious metals and minerals back to source, and why it's an opportunity for businesses to harness, not ignore.
In the first part of our 'Better Business in the Jewellery Sector' series, Dr. Yolande Kyngdon-McKay explores the reasons supply chain transparency has been a barrier to responsible sourcing historically and why embracing it is an opportunity for businesses.
We are delighted to share a new podcast featuring Estelle Levin-Nally's presentation, 'Ethical Choices in Jewellery: What to Consider and Where to Start', at International Jewellery London (IJL) last year.
Levin Sources is pleased to announce it has joined the ResponsibleSteel™ Working Group as an associate member. ResponsibleSteel™ is an effective collaboration between actors at all levels of the steel supply chain, bringing together technical expertise to drive good practice and responsible sourcing.
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.
Levin Sources' January Newsletter covers Governance Themes for 2018, ASI Registered Specialists, New Book Chapter, and more.
Adam Rolfe, Levin Sources' Mineral Sector Development Manager, reviews our work in mineral sector governance in 2017, and looks ahead to 2018. This piece identifies key themes and trends that have been highlighted by our research and technical projects, and highlights the company's governance projections for the year.
Levin Sources’ Due Diligence Manager, Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo, has contributed a chapter to a new book, ‘Building New Bridges Between Business and Society’.
Levin Sources’ Andrew Cooke and Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo have been appointed ‘Registered Specialists’ with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a global, multi-stakeholder, non-profit standards setting and certification organisation.