We believe it is important not only to continue to promote responsible in-region sourcing but also to contribute to on-the-ground development efforts in the Great Lakes Region. It’s also critical that a broad range of stakeholders continues to work together if we are to make a responsible supply chain a reality and improve economic conditions on the ground in the DRC and adjoining countries.
With Qualcomm’s support, Pact is developing a graphic training manual to address the most common and serious risks for artisanal miners at mine sites in Katanga, Congo, based on a mining engineer’s recommendations for health and safety.
Our work with Pact is one example of how we are advancing the objective of improving quality of life for miners and their families.
Learn more about this endeavor