A significant part of the minerals in our electronic devices, especially tin, tantalum and tungsten (3Ts), originate in eastern DR Congo (DRC). The new makeITfair report From Congo with [no] blood: Recent developments relating to the sourcing of conflict-free minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo - shows that electronic companies differ in their responsibility practices when it comes to securing human rights when sourcing minerals from the DRC. The report provides an overview of recent developments relating to the Congolese conflict mineral issue at different levels. The focus is on initiatives aiming to improve human rights and due diligence practices.

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