Posts Tagged ‘Conflict Minerals’

Campaigning against ‘conflict’ minerals

TweetThe dark histories of some of the shiny items adorning our bodies has been popularised by recent Hollywood films and celebrity-backed campaigns. This has permitted the concepts of ‘conflict’ diamonds […]

A first step in the fight against conflict minerals

Tweet On 3 April 2017, the European Council formally adopted a regulation on the responsible supply of minerals which had previously been approved by the European Parliament on 16 March […]

Conflict minerals exhibition and roundtable

TweetIn response to the European Union’s adoption of legislation on responsible mineral sourcing in March 2017 Africa Europe Faith & Justice Network, JESC, and the Justice and Peace Commission organised a […]

Mixed results for legislation on “conflict minerals”

TweetAfter three years of negotiations, the European Union has finally got round to legislating on conflict minerals.  Definitely a step forward, but not going far enough, writes JESC Advocacy Adviser Emmanuelle […]

EU: Conflict Minerals agreement reached

Tweet22 November 2016: Following the publication of the EU’s proposed regulation on conflict minerals, JESC together with 27 other faith and civil society groups have issued this Press Release.  EU: […]

Poor agreement on the European Regulation of Responsible Sourcing

TweetThe European Institutions – Commission, Council and Parliament – have reached an agreement on the so-called “Conflict Minerals” Regulation last Wednesday.  Civil society organisations, both  in Europe and in the […]

Catholic leaders call for due diligence in supply chains

TweetMore than 70 Catholics bishops have signed the statement we reproduce here calling the EU to reinforce the supply chain due diligence in order to stop the complicity of transnational […]

Ensuring robust EU legislation on responsible mineral sourcing

TweetRecommendations to strengthen the European Commission’s proposal for a ‘regulation setting up a Union system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their […]

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