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ITSCI’s session at the OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

ITSCI’s session at the OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

A decade of success: Reflections and lessons learned from ITSCI by the International Tin Association ITSCI will host a partner session at the OECD - OCDE’s 14th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains on 26 April 2021. Since 2010, the International Tin Supply Chain...

ITSCI programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2019 to Oct 2020

ITSCI programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2019 to Oct 2020

ITSCI has issued its 2019/2020 Incident Review. The report gives an overview of the success of stakeholders working with the ITSCI Programme to achieve risk mitigation relating to mineral supply chains from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and...

ITSCI’s Annual Report is now available

ITSCI’s Annual Report is now available

We are pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report. Despite the many challenges of operating in high-risk environments, our programme grew in scope. We cover more than 2,250 mine sites and hold a unique position in 3T responsible sourcing through our collaboration with...

ITSCI Status Update COVID Impacts – September 2020

ITSCI Status Update COVID Impacts – September 2020

There has been keen interest in the continued work of ITSCI during the COVID pandemic, demonstrating the clear value stakeholders place on our activities and ten years of progress. We are providing this update to transparently report on our funding status and our...

NGOs call for emergency action in aid of ASM communities

NGOs call for emergency action in aid of ASM communities

Those who work in artisanal mining were already amongst some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable before the COVID pandemic, and are even more so now. Therefore, NGOs are calling for the international community’s attention to this crisis. Over 70 NGOs and civil...

CALL TO ACTION: EMERGENCY FUNDING REQUIRED

CALL TO ACTION: EMERGENCY FUNDING REQUIRED

ITSCI is urgently seeking support from our stakeholders, including donors, international institutions and downstream industry, in taking action in order to maintain livelihoods.  We echo the OECD and RMI calls to action in support of essential on-the-ground...

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON ARTISANAL MINERS IN CENTRAL AFRICA

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON ARTISANAL MINERS IN CENTRAL AFRICA

​COVID is directly affecting the livelihoods, health and long-term outcomes of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) communities where ITSCI operates.  The pandemic has caused supply chain disruption, low market prices and suspension and interruptions to mining...

ITSCI Champion Kay Nimmo wins Business Women of the Year Award

ITSCI Champion Kay Nimmo wins Business Women of the Year Award

Kay Nimmo, Head of Sustainability at the International Tin Association (ITA), has been presented with a CEO Today Business Women of the Year Award 2020. The prestigious Awards celebrate powerful and inspiring women around the globe, serving as role models for female...