Conflict-minerals

ChainPoint to attend E-scrap in New Orleans

By Quirijn Foeken | September 27, 2018

This year, ChainPoint will attend E-scrap, the conference for leading experts in the field of electronics recycling. The conference is taking place in New Orleans, on 9-11 October. 

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Responsible Mining Index launched

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | August 03, 2018

The Responsible Mining Foundation has launched The Responsible Mining Index. This index, funded by the Dutch and Swiss government, is a ranking for the 30 biggest mining companies in the world,...

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The Dodd-Frank Act and conflict minerals

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | April 12, 2018

When discussing conflict minerals and regulations, you will probably hear about the Dodd-Frank Act and section 1502. What is this Act and how does it relate to conflict minerals?

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ChainPoint on technology panel at OECD Forum

By Quirijn Foeken | April 10, 2018

This year, ChainPoint will attend the 2018 Forum on responsible mineral supply chains that will take place from 17 till 20 April in Paris. ChainPoint's CEO Johan Zandbergen will be on the panel to...

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The role of technology in supply chains with conflict minerals

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | March 13, 2018

In a world where many of us depend every day on our smartphones, tablets and laptops, it’s fair to say that there’s a huge reliance on minerals such as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG). In...

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Conflict minerals in supply chains

By Quirijn Foeken | February 28, 2018

A modern-day household in the United States has 24 electronic devices such as mobile phones and laptops. All these devices contain precious minerals such as tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold. These...

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OECD due diligence for conflict minerals in the supply chain

By Anneleen Veldhuizen | February 12, 2018

Laptops, tablets and mobile devices all contain precious minerals such as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold. These minerals are often sourced in countries where armed conflicts take place. As the...

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