Sector Programme
Extractives and Development

Responsible Supply Chains

ASM-Arbeiter in Sierra Leone

Responsible Supply Chains Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Interner Link

It is estimated that more than 100 million people are dependent on artisanal and small-scale mining. This makes ASM a major economic sector and an important source of income. At the same time, ASM is associated with various social and environmental risks.

Artisanal Gold Mining

Responsible Supply Chains European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) Interner Link

The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM (Externer Link)) is a multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to the promotion of responsible mineral supply chains. The Sector Programme supports the BMZ in its role as member of the initiative.

LIMPIEZA DE BARRA MINERA PODEROSA

Responsible Supply Chains Workshop Series: "Responsible Gold in Germany" Interner Link

This workshop series is a gathering different actors in the German speaking region to exchange experiences and information about the responsible production and sourcing of gold.

MANTENIMIENTO CAMION HITACHI MINERA CONSTANCIA

Responsible Supply Chains Responsibility along the Supply Chain Interner Link

Many consumer products contain raw materials which are extracted in developing countries and emerging economies and associated with significant environmental and human rights risks. Through its activities, the Sector Programme supports the improvement of the conditions along the entire supply chain.