The 3rd Edition of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance was published in April 2016 in order to clarify that the Guidance applies to all mineral supply chains. Due to the presence of the specific supplements for 3T minerals and gold associated with the Guidance, some stakeholders had believed that the recommendations were not relevant to other minerals but the minor changes in text by the OECD have now confirmed that this is not the case. There are no other substantial changes.
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