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Enough Project Encourages Corporate Responsibility in DR Congo’s Electoral Process

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Enough Project Encourages Corporate Responsibility in DR Congo's Electoral Process
On March 26, 2018, the Enough Project sent a letter to Miru Systems Co., a South Korean company specializing in electronic voting systems. It has been reported that Miru is poised to provide electronic voting technology to the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Independent National Electoral System (CENI) for elections that are scheduled to occur in December 2018.   ...
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An Important Signal to Companies: New Federal Procurement Requirements for Computers Include Conflict Minerals Criteria

An Important Signal to Companies: New Federal Procurement Requirements for Computers Include Conflict Minerals Criteria
As of the new standard adopted in March 2018, the federal government procurement requirements for all computers and monitors now include key conflict minerals provisions, including due diligence, whether the company is helping build the conflict-free trade in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the region, and whether the company is sourcing from audited, conflict-free smelters ...
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Foreign Affairs Op-ed: The Key to Making Peace in Africa

In a new op-ed, The Sentry co-founders George Clooney and John Prendergast highlight the fatal flaw in peacemaking in Africa ...
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Conflict Minerals 101: 2018 Update

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Until recent years, the conflict minerals supply chain was a very lucrative scheme for Congo’s armed groups and even parts of the Congolese army. But now that’s all changing. Check out Enough’s updated conflict minerals 101 video and learn about what you can do to continue to hold companies accountable ...
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Red Flags in DR Congo’s Electoral Process: Time for Consequences

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Red Flags in DR Congo's Electoral Process: Time for Consequences
Current President Joseph Kabila’s term of office expired in December 2016, but his government has repeatedly failed to hold elections. Each time the Kabila administration delays elections, it trots out a smoke screen of technical excuses, and some of these are the government’s own making ...
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Justice for Atrocities Against Children in Congo Advances at Both Local and International Levels

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Two landmark decisions advancing justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo came down last week ...
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New Conflict Minerals Rankings Spotlight World’s Top Consumer Electronics Companies and Jewelry Retailers

New Conflict Minerals Rankings Spotlight World’s Top Consumer Electronics Companies and Jewelry Retailers
Apple, Alphabet (Google), HP, Microsoft, and Intel are leading the way, while Walmart, Sears, and Neiman Marcus are ranked worst, in the Enough Project’s 2017 Conflict Minerals Company Rankings, published today ...
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New Report – Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo

New Report - Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo
Today, Enough released its latest company rankings report. The report examines 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 ...
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Activist Brief: “Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo”

Activist Brief: "Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo"
The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies, as defined by market capitalization, in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold: consumer electronics and jewelry retail ...
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Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo

Demand the Supply: Ranking Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Companies on their Efforts to Develop Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chains from Congo
The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies, as defined by market capitalization, in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold: consumer electronics and jewelry retail ...
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