• Blockchain and sustainability through responsible sourcing ...

    28/12/2020 · Responsible cobalt sourcing also contributes to corporate citizenship efforts related to fighting poverty, supporting human rights and preventing environmental degradation. Mines and smelters sit at the top of the supply chain, where responsible sourcing efforts begin and where the real challenges lie.

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  • CRAFT: a path towards responsible sourcing and progressive ...

    The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and RESOLVE have released a code to facilitate increased responsible sourcing from artisanal miners, while contributing to improved social and environmental performance of artisanal and small scale mining sector.. September 18, 2018. Artisanal miners produce 20% of the world's gold, but the complexities of risk management for artisanal sources often ...

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  • IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining IRMASTD001

    directions, refine requirements and the means of their verifiion, and continue to actively engage stakeholders in the Standard for Responsible Mining. The data, feedback and other input collected during the Launch Phase will be used to refine the content of the Standard for Responsible Mining.

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  • Conflict Minerals Regulation explained

    01/01/2021 · Why does the EU promote the responsible sourcing of minerals among its companies? There are several points in the 3TG minerals and metals supply chain (: extraction, refining, transportation) where money from the sale may go to armed groups or criminals.

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  • Mining And Refining Responsible Sourcing

    Responsible sourcing of metals is characterized as an approach for life cycle management (LCM) and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) of social issues. The focus is on the supply of "conflict minerals"—tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG)—whose mining and trade are implied in conflict and severe social conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Bullion association punting responsible sourcing as a ...

    "Responsible sourcing is viewed as 'a must have' and not as 'a nice to have'," Crowell explains to Mining Weekly, noting that the precious metals industry, in addition to focusing on these standards, aims to conduct sourcing in a credible manner. Indeed, refiners that fail to meet the stringent standards of the LBMA will either not gain the coveted accreditation label or lose it if ...

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  • Cobalt mining and the corporate outsourcing of ...

    01/12/2021 · More than in reaction to the conflicts inherent to the DRC's plural legal regime and "authorized" and "unauthorized" mining (KatzLavigne, 2020), these "responsible" mining schemes all respond to growing market pressure for cobalt sourcing by offering a licit route for artisanal sources in corporate supply chains. In these "mixed ...

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  • Mining And Refining Responsible Sourcing

    Mining and Refining – Responsible Sourcing. As demonstrated by the TJX Vendor Code of Conduct and our Social Compliance Program, we believe in responsible sourcing. TJX is many layers removed from the mining, smelting, or refining of any minerals contained in the products we sell, so we must rely on our vendors to collect current, complete, and reliable information to .

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  • Responsible sourcing | Anglo American

    Commit to Responsible Business Practice Every supplier to our business is required to comply with relevant laws and commit to Responsible Sourcing requirements as a precondition to supply. Complete a SelfAssessment Suppliers are to complete a selfassessment questionnaire (SAQ), including making updates to the information provided.

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  • Why Is Responsible Mining So Important?

    10/12/2018 · Responsible mining can ensure the economic and sustainable future of local communities. Big companies sourcing near small communities can, in fact, benefit them by producing jobs and bringing business to the area. This relies on the fact that workers are engaged in safe, ethical, paid labour. Responsible mining isn't easy, but it is ...

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  • Corporate sourcing of artisanal cobalt in the Democratic ...

    companies involved in the mining, refining, trading and use of cobalt claim to have "derisked" by eliminating "illegal" ( informal) artisanally mined cobalt from the DRC in their supply chains. Other multinationals have initiated nascent responsible ASM cobalt sourcing programmes that aim to mitigate supply chain risks by "formalising" artisanal cobalt production. These ...

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  • Mining And Refining Responsible Sourcing

    Mining And Refining Responsible Sourcing. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing equipment, milling equipment,dressing equipment,drying equipment and briquette equipment etc. we offer advanced, rational solutions for any sizereduction requirements, including quarry, aggregate, grinding production and complete plant plan.

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  • Mining and the SDGs: 1English version MINING

    The Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) is an independent research organisation that encourages continuous improvement in responsible extractive value chains, by developing tools and frameworks, sharing publicinterest research results and data, and enabling informed and constructive

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  • ASM, responsible sourcing and COVID19 – An initial ...

     · ASM, responsible sourcing and COVID19 – An initial analysis. On 7th January officials in China announced that a new virus – COVID19 had been identified. Since then the world has changed more than we could have dared to imagine – and the changes continue to outpace our comprehension of and response to this new shared reality.

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  • Conflict Minerals Regulation explained

    01/01/2021 · Why does the EU promote the responsible sourcing of minerals among its companies? There are several points in the 3TG minerals and metals supply chain (: extraction, refining, transportation) where money from the .

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