The Debate published a multi-sector discussion “How Can U.S. Safely Mine Minerals Critical to a Carbon-Free Economy?” which included an article by Earthworks’ Payal Sampat entitled “Transition Must Be Just, Equitable and Responsible”.

In it she recognizes that “reforms start with the rules governing mining” and that “some leading automakers and electronics companies are already asking suppliers to undergo assessments by the multi-sector-governed Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance.”