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Conflict Minerals: Conflict Minerals’ Child Labor Problem

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Conflict Minerals’ Child Labor Problem

Companies sourcing tin, tantalum, and tungsten from the Democratic Republic of the Congo need to be concerned with more than just conflict minerals: Child labor in mines is one of the worst forms of child labor in the world.

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Conflict Minerals: Sustainable Sourcing of Minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Sustainable Sourcing of Minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

How can companies working on conflict minerals look beyond the conflict to build sustainable local communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and help create a stable supply chain for tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold?

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Conflict Minerals: How Can Business Contribute to the Ethical Mining of Conflict Minerals?

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How Can Business Contribute to the Ethical Mining of Conflict Minerals?

This report focuses on how addressing concerns about conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a topic of increasing scrutiny, creates a unique opportunity for companies to tackle related concerns in their supply chains, while also supporting local economic development.

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Conflict Minerals: Conflict Minerals Reporting: It’s OK to Say You Aren’t Conflict-Free (For Now)

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Conflict Minerals Reporting: It’s OK to Say You Aren’t Conflict-Free (For Now)

As companies prepare their first conflict minerals filings for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, many may consider pulling out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, fearful of not being able to say they are conflict-free. This isn't the best approach for sustainable development and stability in the region.

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