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NGO report finds that most conflict in eastern Dem. Rep. of Congo not related to mining, warns that responsible sourcing initiatives could negatively impact local community
The Danish Institute for International Studies and the International Peace Information Service (IPIS) released an updated report and webpage analyzing 10 years' worth of data relating to conflict and artisanal mining in Eastern DRC. The findings...
Earthworks releases report on the environmental and human impacts of rising mineral demand for renewable energy
Author: Earthworks, UTS ISF
"REPORT: Clean Energy Must Not Rely on Dirty Mining", 17 April 2019....
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Author: WEED e.V.
'Am anderen Ende der Lieferkette. Was tun IT-Herstellerfür einen verantwortungsvollen Bezug von Rohstoffen?' 20 April 2019...
Mozambique: Govt. to set up domestic diamond certification scheme as consumers become more socially responsible
Author: African Press Agency, Political Analysis South Africa
"Mozambique to set up executive secretariat for diamond certification", 3 December 2018....
Liberia: Golden Veroleum quits certification body to protest handling of complaint for alleged failure to consult local community
"Liberia's biggest palm oil project quits eco-certification scheme"...
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Consumer Goods Forum & Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative to develop benchmark & recognition tool for social compliance in seafood sector
Author: The Consumer Goods Forum & The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative
"GSSI and the CGF join forces on a benchmark and recognition tool for social compliance schemes in the seafood sector", 17 May 2018...
Greenpeace Intl ends membership with Forest Stewardship Council; raises concern about system's inability to protect forests and human rights
Author: John C. Cannon, Mongabay
"Greenpeace International ends its Forest Stewardship Council Membership," 02 April 2018...
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