Stories from the Field

Joint visit in Masisi territory, North Kivu, DRC

Joint visit in Masisi territory, North Kivu, DRC

ITSCI helps foster stronger local governance of the 3T artisanal mining sector through stakeholder engagement, including via joint field visits in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and other ITSCI areas. These missions are designed with representation of...

Empowering women in the Rwandan mining industry

Empowering women in the Rwandan mining industry

Many women are involved in the mining sector in Rwanda, and active in a historically male-dominated industry. The Rwandan government actively encourages women to study science and engineering and established regulatory and policy instruments to promote gender...

Traceability helps to promote community well-being

Traceability helps to promote community well-being

In June 2021, ITSCI field staff visited Kisende primary school in Kizigaziga village, in Maniema’s Pangi territory. The school has recently been renovated by Ngozi artisanal mining cooperative (COMINGOZI). The rehabilitation reinforces the cooperative’s pledge for...

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Addressing OECD Annex II risks with partners in the DRC

Addressing OECD Annex II risks with partners in the DRC

At ITSCI, we record, verify and report progress in addressing all OECD Annex II risks through our incident management system. In March 2022, for instance, it was reported that a group of armed and uniformed agents of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of...

ITSCI appoints new Programme Manager

ITSCI appoints new Programme Manager

ITSCI has announced the appointment of a new Programme Manager, Mickaël Daudin, who took over the role on 16 September 2022. Mickaël has significant experience in mineral supply chain due diligence, including risk assessment and mitigation in Conflict-Affected and...

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Press Releases

ITRI wins edie Sustainable Supply Chains Leader 2017

ITRI wins edie Sustainable Supply Chains Leader 2017

ITRI’s dedicated work and success in bringing positive change in the tin supply chain has been recognised with the award of the prestigious edie Sustainability Leaders Award 2017 for Sustainable Supply Chains. The winners were announced at an awards...

Responsible minerals programme receives donation from Qualcomm

Responsible minerals programme receives donation from Qualcomm

iTSCi announced that its responsible minerals programme has received a donation from Qualcomm Incorporated, a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies, to help break the link between minerals and conflict. iTSCi is a unique and highly...

OECD praise for “Remarkable Progress” of the iTSCi Programme

OECD praise for “Remarkable Progress” of the iTSCi Programme

The success of the iTSCi Programme in contributing to breaking the link between mineral trade and conflict in central Africa has been highlighted in the key findings of a detailed report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...

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