Formal meeting request 9-19-19

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Meeting Request Dear XXX, please consider this our formal request for a meeting to review and discuss the following agenda items: 1. Presentation on the business math of responsible gold, success stories and challenges 2. Open source, market accepted approaches to responsible gold and social impact measurement 3. Private sector … Read More

When Mines Fuel Conflict – IOM

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This was a video shown by the International Organisation of Migration during the 2017 11th ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE Joint Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. Personal stories from miners like this one are essential to not just understanding the challenges of responsible mineral trading but most importantly to solving those challenges. I … Read More

Chambers Federation renews its investment into social enterprise, ELL, seeks new women to join its ranks

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The Chambers Federation is pleased to announce its renewal of financial and technical support for the social enterprise, Empowerment Lighthouse Ltd (ELL). The Federations initial capital investment of 15 million shillings will be rolled over to continue to support the financial capacity of the women owned enterprise while the Federations … Read More

Recycle Tribe receives investment from the Chambers Federation

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The Chambers Federation is please to announce its investment into the Kenyan social enterprise Recycle Tribe. Recycle Tribe is a social enterprise founded in 2015 that finds value and purpose in discarded materials from the construction and shipping industries. It was founded and is owned and operated by women to train and empower women entrepreneurs. Recycle … Read More

$24 Trillion

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An estimated $24 trillion in untapped deposits of raw mineral ores lie beneath the Congo’s incredibly vast lands. This is the equivalent to the combined Gross Domestic Product of Europe and the United States *1. This figure accounts only for the reserves not currently being mined, not including the many billions already being mined across the country. DRC … Read More

Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASM) & how does it relate to Large-Scale Mining (LSM)?

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Artisanal Small-Scale Mining vs. Large-Scale Formal Mining ASM activities often take place near or within the formal mining concessions of large-scale mining (LSM) operations. ASM may take place in abandoned mining areas, in tailing dams, low volume deposits, or in downstream areas. Interactions between LSM and ASM are increasing as both … Read More

What is Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM)?

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A common definition for the Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining sector has not been adopted as its legal status, defining criteria, and local definitions vary from country to country1. Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) are formal or informal operations with predominantly simplified forms of exploration, extraction, processing and transportation. ASM is normally … Read More

Conflict Minerals & You

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The Conflict: The conflict mineral ores of tin, tungsten and tantalum, as well as gold, are key elements of electronics products including cell phones, personal computers even gaming systems like the Sony PlayStation. Unfortunately, they have also been the principal source of revenue for armed groups that have preyed on civilians in eastern Congo over … Read More

Over 2.5 Billion Dollars in Managed Assets

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Announcing the upcoming closure of Chambers Financial Group Chambers Financial Group, a division of the Chambers Federation, represents both federal and private banking institutions and has helped shelter the industry through the financial crisis beginning in 2008. Incorporated in 2005, this division has managed over $2.5 billion dollars in assets … Read More

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