Next January 2021, the EU Regulation on responsible supply of “conflict minerals” will came into force introducing mandatory human rights due diligence obligations for direct importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (the so-called 3TG minerals). Around 300 or 400 companies which are direct importers of these minerals into the EU market are expected to … More Fondazione MAGIS & ALBOAN join the coalition of civil society organizations to demand responsible supply chains of conflict minerals in Europe
Nobody, unless they are sadic or irresponsible, likes to think that the products we consume in our everyday life can be related to breaches or violations of human rights. That is why we tear our apparels, everytime that a clothing factory falls down in Bangladesh. Or we think about it twice before consuming palm oil … More Electronic industries and human rights: What to do?
Picture: Residents survey damage after a Vale SA dam burst in Brumadinho on Jan. 26. Photographer: Victor Moriyama/Bloomberg. Source We cry with Mother Earth tears of mud and blood. Last Friday January 25th, a tiling dam burst in the municipality of Brumadinho, in Brazil, releasing a mudflow of toxic waste. Three days after this tragedy at least 60 … More Solidarity with Brumadinho
“Conflict-free Technology” is a campaign launched by Justice in Mining member, ALBOAN, to draw attention to the connection between mobile phones, tablets and computers and the war in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).