Tag: commodities-and-supply-chains

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UN Convention Agrees to Phase Mercury Out of Cosmetics by 2025

147 Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury gathered in Geneva for the fifth Conference of the Parties (COP-5) and adopted a 2025 treaty phase-out date for mercury-added cosmetics. COP-5 decisions also seek to address the manufacture and trade in mercury compounds and mercury-added cosmetics.

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New Report Exposes Home Depot’s Alleged Connection To Grand Corruption and Forest Crimes in the Congo Basin

According to EIA’s findings, over 1.2 million doors sold since 2018 are at high risk for containing illegally sourced okoume wood from Equatorial Guinea. The supply chain for these doors leads to and benefits the oppressive and corrupt regime of President Teodoro Obiang, whose government has one of the worst corruption and human rights records in the world.