• [Webinar]Creating Positive Impacts in Artisanal & Small-Scale Congo Cobalt Mines

    The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the world’s largest cobalt supplier, but many of the region’s artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) operations are controlled by armed groups and use child labor. To mitigate supply chain risks, companies are avoiding cobalt purchased from independent miners — a reaction that may cause more harm than good to both the region and industry.

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Creating Positive Impacts in Artisanal & Small-Scale Congo Cobalt Mines — Webinar

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to mitigate conflict minerals risk while creating positive impacts for DRC miners from experts in the field. The webinar is on July 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM ET. If you can’t make it, you can still register to receive a copy of the slides and recording.%0D%0Ahttps://www.assentcompliance.com/assentu/resources/webinar/creating-positive-impacts-in-artisanal-small-scale-congo-cobalt-mines-200707/%0D%0A

TIME

9AM ET | 6AM PT | 1PM GMT

DATE

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

DURATION

Approximately 60 minutes

Webinar Summary

Join Tirza Voss, Sustainable Materials & Mining Manager at Fairphone, David Sturmes, Senior Director of Programmes & Operations at Impact Facility and Assent’s Jared Connors as they discuss the importance of mitigating responsible minerals risk without cutting off support to independent miners who rely on this source of revenue. You’ll learn about:

  • Why industry needs to work proactively with DRC miners to improve ASM conditions.
  • ASM impacts and its prevalence in your supply chain.
  • The role of technology and due diligence in identifying opportunities for development.
  • How companies can get involved.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to mitigate conflict minerals risk while creating positive impacts for DRC miners from experts in the field!

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