Donors and investors are looking into the role of the ASM sector in the context of critical minerals. They are scoping how they might support mitigating the challenges and advancing the development of ASM. Here is our advice to support the professionalisation and development of a responsible ASM sector.
Our CEO and Founder Estelle Levin-Nally outlines her vision for our sector in 2024.
Key Takeaways on the New EU Batteries Regulation and implications for battery minerals value chains.
Read our 2022-2023 carbon footprint report and discover how we ensure that our reporting of emissions, environmental policy and actions is accurate and specific.
Jérémie Safari shares the most effective ways to protect LGBTQIA+ individuals in ASM mining in the DRC.
Exploring how we can integrate LGBTQIA+ rights into the responsible sourcing discourse, creating an environment that embraces inclusivity and safeguards the well-being of people irrespective of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Our CEO and Founder Estelle Levin-Nally reflects on the journey to being a certified B Corp.
It’s time to acknowledge we will never have perfect traceability through the entire value chain of a mineral and that we might want to consider tracking products and the traceability of information in the minerals value chain as a common good.
Shared insight from miners from Latin America, Africa and South-east Asia con challenges such as gender-based violence, lack of access to finance, land and markets, guaranteeing health and safety for miners, and combating prevalent narratives about the sector.
Our third Carbon Footprint report is symptomatic of how the minerals and mining sector and world are reopening post-pandemic.
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.