conflict minerals

Greenpeace: Samsung’s Exploding Phone Presents Opportunity for Leadership

Greenpeace is calling on Samsung to be more transparent as to how it will process recalled Note 7 smartphones, which gained notoriety after…

Samsung’s Failed Note 7 Phones Pose a Big Environmental Problem

By now nearly everyone knows Samsung was forced to issue a recall of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7. One less discussed…

Child Labor in Cobalt Mines is a Stain on the Global Electronics Industry

Congo provides about half the world's supply of cobalt, but this conflict mineral has ties to human rights abuses and child labor.

Report: Progress Slow On Conflict Minerals

Most companies still cannot determine if their supply chains are conflict-mineral free.

The Conflict-Free Effect: Better for Society, Better for Business

At the Consumer Electronics Show, the CEO of Intel announced that the company is moving beyond microprocessors to validate its broader product base…

Highlights from 3p Traceability Week: Expert Panelists Answer Your Questions

Last week, Triple Pundit gathered a panel of experts to get to the bottom of some of the toughest traceability issues in four…

3p Traceability Week: Q&A with Source Intelligence on Mineral Traceability

As part of 3p Traceability Week, Tristan Mecham, director of product development for Source Intelligence, will be on-hand all week to answer your…

Intel: The Push to Stop Conflict Minerals is Gaining

The tungsten, gold and other minerals in our computers have a nefarious past, and Intel is out to change that. It's set 2016…

3p Traceability Week: Expert Panelists Answer Your Questions

Join Triple Pundit and a panel of experts for 3p Traceability Week to discuss traceability in four controversial arenas -- seafood, fashion, minerals…

Target Pushes ‘Long-Term Value’ in 2013 Sustainability Report

"It’s about making sure the partnerships we take, the processes we follow and the products we sell are helping us create long-term value…

Apple Confirms Your MacBook Contains Only Conflict-Free Tantalum

Apple’s recently released supplier responsibility report contains good news concerning conflict minerals.

Why We’re Saying No to Dirty Gold

Behind the sparkle of Valentine’s Day lies the reality of gold mining, one of the most polluting industries on Earth.

Boosting Impact Investment in Natural Resources: Minerals

Mining—and its products, minerals—have a bad reputation in the world of sustainability. Mineral extraction is widely associated with human rights violations, environmental damage…

Intel CEO Challenges Electronics Industry to Dump ‘Conflict Minerals’

This year at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich reminded us that the cost of producing technological wonders goes well beyond…

Can Sustainability Disrupt Nintendo?

When it comes to conflict minerals, Nintendo is nothing but disruptive innovator, and actually seems to be lagging behind most other electronic companies.…
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