Shaping Sustainable Supply Chains

Shaping Sustainable Supply Chains

#4 Mineral Value Chains - bad image, great potentials

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Mining often happens under poor working conditions, the transport of raw materials is energy intensive and the recycling of used minerals is yet often not profitable and sometimes illudes todays state of the art. In this podcast we want to ask. How is it possible that mineral supply chains can become more sustainable? Are voluntary goals of the industry enough or do they need stronger legislative guidelines?

Moderator Nicolas Martin is welcoming three guests. Christina Saulich and Svenja Schöneich - two global value chain experts at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and Jean-Pierre Imbrogiano, a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Economics and Management at the University of Helsinki.

https://www.swp-berlin.org/en/swp/about-us/organization/swp-projects/transnational-governance-of-sustainable-commodity-supply-chains

https://www.swp-berlin.org/publikation/due-diligence-act-responsibility-in-supply-chains

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1086026619897532

https://www.swp-berlin.org/wissenschaftler-in/christina-saulich

https://www.swp-berlin.org/wissenschaftler-in/svenja-schoeneich

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/jean-pierre-imbrogiano


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This podcast investigates multiple societal dilemmas arising in global supply chains and offers insights into evidence-based solutions for overcoming these challenges. Our mission: Revealing actionable shifts towards more sustainable and fair global supply chains.

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The Research Network Sustainable Global Supply Chains aims at contributing to the sustainability of global supply chains through research. It initiates new research, pools the expertise of leading scientists around the world and makes new findings accessible for political decision-makers and other stakeholders.

The research network is hosted by four research organisations: the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (former DIE), the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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