Manufacturing of information and communication (ICT) products is related to exploitative work-ing conditions and human rights violations along the entire value chain. This also applies to the sourcing ofthemineralresources essential to ICT products. What do ICT brands do to prevent such adverse impacts "at the other end of the supply chain”?
The (German) report examines the approaches of 19 ICT brands on responsible minerals sourcing. The English Summary and an overview on ICT brands’ approaches on responsible sourcing is to be found below.