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Electronics Companies Respond to the Enough Project

...Raise Hope for Congo Campaign is sounding the alarm: minerals vital to cell phones, computers, digital cameras and other electronics products are fueling the...war...in eastern Congo. As a first step toward educating electronics companies about their role in ensuring that Congo's minerals don't continue to fuel the ongoing crisis, a coalition of 32 organizations...sent a letter outlining our concerns to the 21 largest consumer electronics companies... Enough has received replies from 15 of the 21 companies, as well as a response from the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition, or EICC... These responses provide an opening for dialogue with the industry, but they also show how much work still needs to be done. Here is a summary of the most common responses from the electronics industry [with comments by Raise Hope for Congo Campaign]:... [refers to tracing of minerals & gold by Tiffany, Signet, Wal-Mart]

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