How New Business Models Can Address Human Rights Risks in the Cobalt Supply Chain

This paper maps existing efforts to establish responsible sourcing strategies for cobalt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It highlights the need to address the systemic human rights risks of artisanal mining practices that are a business reality in the DRC. It assesses the prospects of formalizing artisanal mining practices.

This post was originally published on Press and Publicity – NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights.