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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | Conflict Minerals Special Edition | December 7

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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | Conflict Minerals Special Edition | December 7

Posted by Enough Team on December 7, 2017

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. 

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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