Democratic Republic of Congo

“Cobalt, Congo and Child Labor” – ESG Risk Alert – Solaron – January 28, 2016

The analytics and research firm Solaron published on January 28, 2016 an ESG Risk Alert entitled, “Cobalt, Congo and Child Labor.”  The document analyzes the prevalence of child and slave labor in the cobalt mining industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  Cobalt is not classified a conflict mineral. You may read the alert […]

“Intel supply chain will be conflict free this year” – Supply Management – January 7, 2016

According to an article published on Supply Management on January 7, 2016 “Intel’s entire supply chain and every product it produces will be free of conflict minerals from this year.” Intel’s CEO made the announcement at the Consumer Electronics Show 2016 in Las Vega.  If successful, Intel would achieve the goal it set for itself […]