Thought for the month

“To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.” Lao Tzu, philosopher (6th century BCE).

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Conflict minerals

The Enough Project report looks at the supply chain for leading technology manufacturers and the sources of various materials, including Ta, Sn and W, from the view of human rights abuses. The aim being to eradicate so called 'conflict materials' from their supply chains. Praise is given in the report to both Intel and HP for their efforts whilst at the bottom of the pile is Nintendo, which "has made no known effort to trace or audit its supply chain."

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