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Study published on responsible sourcing of materials in the electronics industry

The study, "Material Change," evaluates environmental, social and governance risks for 37 materials commonly used in the electronics and automotive industries.

The report was commissioned by Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative and completed by The Dragonfly Initiative (TDI). It aims to improve understanding of raw material supply chains enabling companies to identify and prioritise social, environmental and governance risks. It also seeks to strengthen industry co-operation in the area of engagement and capacity building in mineral supply chains.

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