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Congo Minerals

Wealth of a Nation

Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Elizabeth Blackney

Ethically sourced, responsibly produced and market ready energy and commodities will strengthen us as a people and ultimately, our rival China, will be made better as well.

Why We Should Care About the Congo

Rep. Howard L. Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Howard L. Berman

Despite the difficult challenges we face here at home, Americans are a generous and compassionate people. Our values compel us to fight injustice wherever it occurs, and to reduce the suffering of innocents.

Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten: The New Blood Diamonds

Janet Ranganathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ranganathan

Rebel groups are funded by profits from mining activities, and by unwitting American consumers who purchase electronics using minerals sourced from mines in eastern DRC.

Lax Checks of Mineral Companies Allow Atrocities and Abuses in Congo

Lizzie Parsons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lizzie Parsons

Hundreds of thousands of people in the Congo region have been forced to flee from their homes - some many times - because men with guns have given them no choice. Others have been massacred, raped or tortured.

Congo Rapes, Violence Linked To UK Companies: Rights Group

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Murders, rapes and major internal displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been linked to a number of multinational companies in a report...