Interconnected supply chains: a comprehensive look at due diligence challenges and opportunities sourcing cobalt and copper from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Who’s behind it? – OECD (2019)
How can it help? – The focus of this report is on the upstream supply chain of copper and cobalt (2C) products produced in the DRC and:
- reviews the structure of the supply chain from production through trading to crude
processing and refining, the last phase prior to export;
- analyses the prevalence of risks covered in Annex II of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for
Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (“the OECD
- provides recommendations for due diligence considerations.