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The role of finance in the mineral supply chains
November 1, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Enough’s Deputy Director of Policy, Sasha Lezhnev, will join a panel from industry, investors, and international financial institutions, on the role of the financial sector in the minerals trade from conflict- and high-risk areas.
· Georgina Hallet, Chief of Staff, London Metals Exchange
· Sasha Lezhnev, Deputy Director of Policy, The Enough Project
· Lauren Compere, Managing Director/Director of Shareholder Engagement, Boston Common Asset Management
– Representative from the International Finance Corporation
Moderator: Carlos Busquets, Director of Public Policy, Responsible Business Alliance
Financial service providers are exposed to social, environmental and ethical risks through the activities of their clients. How are they managing these sustainability risks? How do illicit financial flows and corruption manifest in mineral supply chains and intersect with global financial and trade systems? What actions are being taken from the finance sector to incentivize companies to take proactive approaches to safeguarding human rights and reducing corruption and fraud in mineral supply chains?
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