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The emergence of conflict-free, ethical, and Fair Trade mineral supply chain certification systems : a brief introduction

Steven Van Bockstael UGent (2018) EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL. 5(1). p.52-55
abstract
This introduction briefly examines the emerging field of ‘conflict-free’, ‘fair’, and ‘transparently sourced and traded’ minerals and the dynamics of their supply chains. Linking the growing prevalence of Corporate Social Responsibility norms in the global mining industry with increasing awareness of reputational risks associated with mineral extraction and trading that are associated with environmental impacts and armed conflict, the paper provides an overview of the Kimberley Process for rough diamonds and the various supply chain initiatives that it has inspired over the past 15 years. It distinguishes between conflict-free supply chains; efforts to embrace Fair Trade in artisanal mineral supply chains; and a third group of independently-organized interventions that lay claim to ‘ethical’ or ‘fair’ labels for often very specific instances. Finally, it provides a brief overview of the papers included in the Special Section.
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published
subject
keyword
Mineral supply chains, Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), Supply chain certification, Conflict minerals
journal title
EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL
editor
Julie Klinger and Steven Van Bockstael UGent
volume
5
issue
1
pages
4 pages
Web of Science type
Article
Web of Science id
000427996700007
ISSN
2214-790X
DOI
10.1016/j.exis.2017.12.014
language
English
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yes
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A1
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8558405
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-8558405
date created
2018-04-05 07:52:25
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2018-05-15 11:58:59
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  author       = {Van Bockstael, Steven},
  editor       = {Klinger, Julie and Van Bockstael, Steven},
  issn         = {2214-790X},
  journal      = {EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL},
  keyword      = {Mineral supply chains,Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM),Supply chain certification,Conflict minerals},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {52--55},
  title        = {The emergence of conflict-free, ethical, and Fair Trade mineral supply chain certification systems : a brief introduction},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2017.12.014},
  volume       = {5},
  year         = {2018},
}

Chicago
Van Bockstael, Steven. 2018. “The Emergence of Conflict-free, Ethical, and Fair Trade Mineral Supply Chain Certification Systems : a Brief Introduction.” Ed. Julie Klinger and Steven Van Bockstael. Extractive Industries and Society-an International Journal 5 (1): 52–55.
APA
Van Bockstael, S. (2018). The emergence of conflict-free, ethical, and Fair Trade mineral supply chain certification systems : a brief introduction. (J. Klinger & S. Van Bockstael, Eds.)EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, 5(1), 52–55.
Vancouver
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Van Bockstael S. The emergence of conflict-free, ethical, and Fair Trade mineral supply chain certification systems : a brief introduction. Klinger J, Van Bockstael S, editors. EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL. 2018;5(1):52–5.
MLA
Van Bockstael, Steven. “The Emergence of Conflict-free, Ethical, and Fair Trade Mineral Supply Chain Certification Systems : a Brief Introduction.” Ed. Julie Klinger & Steven Van Bockstael. EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND SOCIETY-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL 5.1 (2018): 52–55. Print.