Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10419/175085 
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
ÖFSE Policy Note No. 18a/2017
Publisher: 
Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE), Vienna
Abstract: 
"No blood in my cell phone" - In the early 2000s, NGO-campaign slogans pointed out the links between raw materials in electronic products and the financing of armed conflicts. These campaigns focused on the responsibility of companies for their supply chain. In July 2017, an EU regulation came into effect that aims to prevent companies from financing armed conflicts via their procurement of raw materials. This Policy Note explains how the debates on 'conflict minerals' led to the formulation of various regulatory initiatives and analyses the scope and potential impact of the current EU-regulation.
Document Type: 
Research Report

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