Category Archives: Responsible sourcing

Responsible sourcing progresses despite setbacks linked to army intervention in DRC industrial mines

By RCS Global

Much news has spurred from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of late. While rumours are swirling around a potential sale of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Congo assets, downstream OEMs and other companies should carefully monitor the impacts of the drop in global copper prices and the … Read more

Responsible sourcing concerns and the reconfiguration of the cobalt market

By RCS Global Group

While this past month has seen a logical slowdown in responsible sourcing news following the OECD Forum, the impact of cobalt sustainability requirements is starting to increase and reach most upstream suppliers. Umicore’s acquisition of the joint venture between Freeport McMoRan and Lundin Mining, Freeport Oy … Read more