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Knowledge Centre

Conflict Minerals:

United Nations report on the Democratic Republic of Congo and conflict minerals

Overview on why we call them conflict minerals from the ENOUGH Project

Overview from the ENOUGH Project on the conflict

Report from the International Rescue Committee on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Supply Chain:

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) have compiled on its website a list of compliant smelters along with the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template and Dashboard.

The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) have partnered with other supply chain participants to facilitate a responsible sourcing of minerals.


Numerous organizations are advocating on behalf of conflict free minerals

Laws and Regulations:

Security and Exchange Commission Rules on Conflict Minerals related to Dodd-Frank Law

European Union (EU) Conflict Minerals legislation

Overview on how the UK is combatting conflict minerals