Conflict Minerals

Motorola and AVX Corporation Expand Conflict Free Mineral Project

(3BL/JustMeans) - Certain minerals are in the electronic devices we use everyday: cell phones, laptops, tablets, and iPods. Those minerals, which include tantalum, are often called “conflict minerals” because many of them come from regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo prone to armed conflict. One of those regions is the Province of North Kivu, an area that has been the epicenter of the military conflicts in the DRC since the early 1990s.

Auto Industry Gets Socially Responsible on Conflict Minerals

The auto industry gets ready to be more socially responsible with metal minerals it uses.

Two New Partnerships to Track Companies' Supply Chain Sustainability

diamond-miners-2This week saw the announcement of two new partnerships that promise to improve our ability to track the sustainability of companies' supply chains.

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