Waging war on conflict minerals

From 2021, companies in the EU will have to prove they are not importing minerals and metals that are a source of conflict. This is an important step in the fight against modern-day slavery, says Alyn Smith

by Alyn Smith
US law has made a difference in trade of Congolese conflict minerals. Photograph: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti
US law has made a difference in trade of Congolese conflict minerals. Photograph: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti

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