Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.
- "Record-High Conflict-Free Minerals Exports from Eastern Congo" (Blog)
The conflict-free minerals trade has been slowly but steadily increasing in recent years, and 2016 resulted in record-high exports from the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo once again.
- "Dangerous Divisions: The Central African Republic faces the threat of secession" (Brief)
On February 15, the Enough Project published “Dangerous Divisions: The Central African Republic faces the threat of secession, which offers key recommendations for the international community and CAR government to prevent secession. Pour la version francaise, voir ici.
- "2017 Conflict Minerals Company Rankings" (Blog)
On Valentine’s Day the Enough Project announced we will once again be ranking leading electronics and jewelry companies on their efforts to source conflict-free minerals from Congo.
- "Enough Project Statement on U.S. Refugee Policy" (Statement)
A key aspect of combating the atrocities the Enough Project is dedicated to ending is to ensure protection of innocent people fleeing this violence, especially when the governments responsible for protecting their civilians either cannot, or will not, do so.
- "New Analysis Shows Costs for U.S. Companies to Implement Conflict Minerals Law 74-85% Lower than Expected" (Blog)
On February 6th, Elm Sustainability Partners, an independent advisory firm, published detailed information demonstrating that implementation costs related to federal conflict minerals reporting requirements for businesses have been substantially lower than expected and U.S. companies have in fact seen “tangible business benefits.”