Cobalt and the extractives industry


How investors can promote responsible cobalt sourcing practices

Lithium-ion batteries power products at the cutting edge of technology, from smartphones to laptops and electric cars.

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How did companies in the human rights and extractives engagement engage stakeholders and tackle grievance mechanisms?

Across Newmont’s operational sites, the company conducts a local stakeholder mapping process to identify, analyse and document individual and groups of stakeholders and their relationships with the project area. Sites must also develop a process to analyse stakeholder risks, conflicts, concerns, complaints and expectations. The stakeholder engagement plan should include ...

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Human rights and the extractives industry

Companies operating in the extractives sector face a multitude of complex human rights issues.

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