Responsible Minerals 2020

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Event Description

Panel: New Lens on Due Diligence in the Gold Supply Chain

This session will focus on enhanced efforts around transparency and progressive due diligence in the gold sector, highlighting advances in disclosure and grievance resolution processes, engaging new actors such as investors and exchanges to promote responsible gold production and trade, and exploring “supplemental” pinchpoints beyond fine gold refiners to support responsible sourcing of gold.

  • Iris Van der Veken, Executive Director, Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC)
  • Sakhila Mirza, Executive Board Director and General Counsel, London Bullion Market Association (LBMA)
  • Terry Heymann, CFO World Gold Council (WGC)
  • Nagendra Kumar, CBO, National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India
  • Rituraj Mukhia, Program Manager, ABB Group Conflict Minerals
  • Marianna Smirnova (Moderator), Director of Standards and Assurance, Responsible Business Alliance

RMI Annual Conference - Responsible Minerals 2020

This year’s RMI annual conference will be held virtually. This conference brings together experts and practitioners from industry, governments, and civil society for a 2-day program on responsible mineral supply chains. Conference participants will gain valuable insight on the progress to date from collective efforts and multi-sector stakeholder initiatives as well as updates on legal and regulatory activities, emerging issues, and relevant technologies and tools. Participants will walk away with a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities for facilitating responsible minerals trade and what it takes to meet stakeholder expectations and comply with regulations.

Topics covered during the RMI Annual Conference will include:

  • Preparing for the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation
  • Integrating ESG issues into due diligence and risk management
  • Standardization and interoperability of Blockchain technology solutions in mineral supply chains
  • The RMI’s approach to artisanal and small-scale mining
  • Putting a new lens on due diligence in the gold supply chain
  • Views from the field related to conflict-affected and high-risk areas and COVID-19 impacts
  • Responsible mineral audits, and more
Further Information

Events Team
Responsible Jewellery Council
+44 207 321 0992