There is significant distrust towards technology in mining. But technology is making mining safer – and it doesn’t have to be at the cost of jobs.
Global companies are using 3TG, conflict minerals often mined in the Congo, in their products. Yet only a portion of them know where it’s being sourced.
Blockhead Technologies and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) have collaborated on a set of Blockchain Guidelines.
Responsible mining isn’t easy, but it is fundamental for the continuation of the mining industry. Better technologies and improved sourcing can help us achieve this.
The UN Forum is highlighting concerns around human rights abuses in supply chains.