conflict minerals, and we were shocked to realize that four main conflict minerals — gold, tungsten Masco community wants Apple, Dell, Intel, Toshiba, and Samsung to stop using conflict minerals in our minerals has so we can pressure these companies to change their policies.
Conflict minerals are. However, these minerals are mostly extracted from the Eastern Congo and neighboring countries. The mines are controlled by warlords who use the money from these minerals to fuel their wars and maintainRead more
The Halls of Gems & Minerals at the American Museum of Natural History is a place out of time—a reconsider your plans to do away entirely with the current Halls of Gems & Minerals. Please considerRead more
Jennifer BernsteinBrooklyn, NY, United States
Created Oct 17, 2017
Petition to our Representatives in the European Parliament
Hidden behind this screen is gold, tin, tungsten and tantalum, in addition to many other minerals extraction, purchase, and sale of these minerals are tied to the funding of armed groups in places like to adopt legislation to promote the responsible sourcing of conflict minerals. While it is a step in use these minerals practice due diligence in their supply chains.
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conflict minerals, such as tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold - many of which are used in Apple products, making Apple responsible for ensuring that the minerals it uses do not contribute to such conflict done more for the fight against the use of conflict minerals, but Apple could do even better. The leader of the tech industry should also be the leader of use conflict free minerals, but the leader of the duty to the people of the DRC to responsibly source the minerals used in your products fromRead more
Wolf Minerals intend to apply for planning permission to extend their mine and remove the hill andRead more
Paul SampsonPlymouth, ENG, United Kingdom
Created Aug 2, 2016
Petition to Human Rights Campaign, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Greenpeace USA, Eastern Congo Initiative, Greenpeace France, Congo Initiative, Human Rights Watch, Meghan Markle, Georg...
Massive killings are happening today in the Democratic Republic of Congo and it started over 20 years ago. In the eastern part of the country, millions of people killed, countless women raped and children exploited in the mines. Everyday, around 20 people killed in BENI.
Congo is one of the world's largest exporters of gold, cobalt, copper and more. The territory has the materials needed to produce smartphones, electric cars and more. The giants of this world know the chaos that reigns and no one acts. Apple, Tesla, Microsoft, Glencore and many other multinationals are aware of these massacres but continue to buy without transparency from merchants who orchestrate massacres and nameless chaos in the east of the country.
We, consumers, are the only ones who can change things, we have a responsibility to shout loud and clear: STOP
Sign this petition to demand that an international agreement be put in place to ensure that every mineral from the DRC Congo is traced, ethically produced and benefits the people who have suffered irreparable damage, be it psychological, economic or human.
Recently, it has come under light that many tech companies are buying minerals from war zones such as in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The money from the minerals is then used to purchase weapons, which are then used to force even more people to mine these costly minerals. Because of their role in continuing conflicts, these minerals have been dubbed 'conflict minerals'.
Recently, there have been many attempts to get companies to stop buying and using these conflict minerals. The mostRead more
of ‘conflict minerals’ mined with slave labour and violence in the Congo in Africa.
Armed groups in the Congo round up villagers at gunpoint and force adults and children to dig for minerals used in free of 'conflict minerals' mined with slavery by auditing your supply chain and making the information public.Read more
Kate KleinschmidtLouisville, CO, United States
Created Mar 14, 2013
Petition to Champlain College, Students, Faculty, Staff
College’s commitment to conflict-free minerals in our electronics and technology equipment on campus. Conflict minerals contribute to environmental injustice in various communities around the world. The mining of conflict minerals, like gold, tin, tungsten, and tantalum, is often linked with funding minerals that are used in our everyday electronics are inundated with violence and armed conflicts due to the global demand for these goods. The conflicts that arise from the mining of these minerals areRead more
Madison MuellerUnited States
Created Oct 5, 2021
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