hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

"Responsible natural resources trade through supply chain due diligence"

Author: Marie Wilke, WTI Advisors, on Intl. Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Published on: 11 September 2015

Supply-chain due diligence is increasingly becoming a business reality and a regulatory requirement. The most recent example for mandatory regulation is a proposal by the European Parliament to translate the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas into law. The draft rule sheds light on a number of trade regulatory mechanics of supply chain due diligence. This article explores essential elements that assure due diligence’s effectiveness and coherence with existing trade regulation.

Read the full post here