EC Launches Conflict Minerals Public Consultation

April 01, 2013|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc.

On March 27, 2013 the European Commission launched a public consultation on conflict minerals. The aim of the consultation is get interested parties’ views on a potential EU initiative for responsible sourcing of minerals coming from conflict zones and high-risk areas – for example, war zones, post-war zones, and areas vulnerable to political instability or civil unrest.

The consultation is open until June 26, 2013 and will be managed by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Trade.

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