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50 NGO’s sign open letter recognizing responsible sourcing through IRMA

50 NGOs including Greenpeace, Earthworks, Global Witness and others signed an open letter to the World Bank stating that ‘where sourcing from mining operations is absolutely necessary, purchasers must insist that those operations adhere to stringent international environmental and human rights best-practices standards (such as those developed by the multi-stakeholder Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance)…

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Electric cars can boost responsible mining

New research commissioned by EarthWorks and done by the Institute for Sustainable Futures argues that demand for complex minerals needed by the rise in electric cars should come from recycled or be verified by certification schemes, such as IRMA. Read full article >

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