Here is copy of the Halifax Initiative ‘s mining map. It highlights some of the atrocities happening in Canadian mines all around the world.
Mandatory not Voluntary. Regulate Canadian Mining Companies Overseas!
Below are some of the legislative and corporate initiatives to stop mining abuses. These efforts are only a start and truly need to be increased. They are not enough to stop the violence.
Act respecting Corporate Accountability for the Activities of Mining, Oil or Gas in Developing Countries
In the US:
Conflict Minerals Trade Act of 2009
Congo Conflict Minerals Act of 2009
In the EU:
Global Witness pushes for legislation
Some of the corporations:
Congo tracking project aims to end IT industry’s use of “blood tin”
Supply chains unite to start iTSCi mineral traceability project in DRC
Global e-Sustainability Initiative