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  • CSR - Gold is now the Most Lucrative Conflict Mineral from Eastern Congo

    Gold smuggled from eastern Congo’s war zone is now the most lucrative conflict mineral and is ending up at jewelry stores and banks, according to a new investigative report by the Enough Project. The study found that following a 65 percent drop in profits from the conflict minerals tin, tungsten, and tantalum, armed groups have increasingly turned to smuggling the fourth conflict mineral, gold, to generate income that finances mass atrocities in eastern Congo. The armed groups use poorly paid miners, who work in dangerous conditions, including thousands of children as young as eight years old. The study maps out how conflict gold makes its way from eastern Congo to consumers worldwide who purchase it in the form of wedding rings and watches, and investment banks that buy gold bars.

  • Global Compact International Yearbook - A Green Building Inspired by the Future

    of the Sonae Maia Business Center (SMBC). This is the first building on the Iberian Peninsula to be awarded the LEED Gold Design certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), awarded by US GBC (United States Green Building

  • G4 Forefront Course

    , Reporting Advanced Search">more G4 Forefront is a continuous learning program designed exclusively for GRI GOLD Community members to assist you in the application of the G4 Guidelines. The program is designed around a yearly

  • CSR - UNEP Studies Show Rising Mercury Emissions in Developing Countries

    see increasing emissions of mercury into the environment, due mainly to the use of the toxic element in small-scale gold mining, and through the burning of coal for electricity generation. The Global Mercury Assessment 2013 reports that

  • Global Compact International Yearbook - Sponsorship Opportunities

    the International Yearbook by macondo. Participants and other stakeholders can support the edition in four ways: Silver, Gold, Platinum and Global Logistic partnerships. Apply early to avoid missing out on this opportunity! GOLD PARTNER Cost:

  • CSR - A Green Building Inspired by the Future

    The recent Sonae Maia Business Center, located at Sonaeaps Business Park in Maia (Portugal), is the first building on the Iberian Peninsula to be awarded Leed Gold Certification. Built with the most environmental efficiency advanced technologies existing in the world, this eco-friendly building, with an area of 16.000 m2, allows a considerable reduction of environmental impacts, giving their occupants an indoor environment of excellence, quality and comfort.

  • Global Compact International Yearbook - Top-flight Compensation Projects: The Climate, People, and Animals All Benefit

    solution: The Swiss retailer only invests in development projects that are either developed by the WWF according to the Gold Standard or which are supported by the WWF . They stand for maximum quality. Khasti Devi, a farmer from the village of

  • CSR - Conflict Minerals and SEC Disclosure Regulation

    comply with the regulation. Section 1502 defines “conflict minerals” as columbite-tantalite (coltan), cassiterite, gold, wolframite, or any of their derivatives.[10] These minerals are widely used in industries ranging from electronic

  • From Child Miner to Jewelry Store

    This is the first of two papers on the illegal conflict-gold trade from eastern Congo that is fueling one of the most violent conflicts in the world. This paper tracks the transnational trade from mines in eastern Congo to consumers. The second paper will map a way to resolve this problem by setting out recommendations to formalize the trade, cut down conflict-gold smuggling, and create jobs to provide living wages to Congolese miners.

  • CSR - Insights from Ten First Time Reporters

    first reports in the line-up this year in alpha order are: Agco Corporation 2011 Report. Investing in sustainability Golder Associates Corporation Golder Sustainable Development Report 2011 GSK Romania Corporate Responsibility Report 2011 New





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