Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed. This week’s special edition features information about conflict minerals from throughout 2017.
- “Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo” (Report)
Enough’s 2017 rankings examine what 20 of the largest companies in the world are doing to source conflict-free minerals and support peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- “Progress and Challenges on Conflict Minerals: Facts on Dodd-Frank 1502” (Fact Sheet)
Enough’s conflict minerals fact sheet provides information about the number of mines that have been validated conflict-free in Congo, Congolese civil society support for Dodd-Frank 1502, and general information about ongoing progress and challenges related to implementation of the law.
- “Chemical Watch Op-ed: Controversy Grows in US over Plans to Abolish Conflict Minerals Rule” (Op-Ed)
In this June 19 Chemical Watch op-ed, Annie Callaway and Ian Schwab highlight the recent groundswell of support from Congolese groups, as well as a number of businesses, investors, and the public for maintaining the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Conflict Minerals Rule, in response to attempts to undermine it.
- “S. Businesses, Investors Express Support for the Conflict Minerals Rule” (Blog)
In early 2017, in response to a possible suspension of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Rule, investors worth $4.8 trillion, companies such as Tiffany & Co., Richline, over 100 Congolese groups, NGOs, and others have come out publicly in support of the Rule.
- “Take Action: Enough’s Demand the Supply Campaign” (Take Action)
Learn more about Enough’s 2017 rankings and take action by contacting the companies to tell them you #DemandtheSupply of products made with conflict-free minerals from Congo