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For more than a century now we have relied on fossil fuel-powered vehicles with costly consequences for our planet. But one mineral is now allowing for a technological revolution and this mineral is cobalt. The development of cobalt-based lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries brings a new lease on life to the automobile industry. But it is not the only beneficiary. From the aerospace industry to the medical sector, cobalt has become an integral part of major innovations that will shape our future.
2017 was an exciting year both personally and professionally. We have so much exciting news going on, we just had to send you a big update.
YESS is RSN’s spinner-level due diligence assessment designed to drive forced labor out of cotton production. We are looking for feedback on the YESS Draft Standard – the cornerstone of our YESS initiative. We want YESS to be as effective and appropriate for the industry as possible – therefore, we are looking to members of all levels of cotton apparel and home goods supply chains to give us feedback on how we can strengthen and advance the YESS Cotton Lint Standard.
The data proves that without regulatory threat, corporations won’t act to secure basic rights for those mining the ore that allows us to send messages from our smart phones, to fly in airplanes, or to wear gold jewelry.