Laura Gerritsen, head of value chain, Fairphone

31 Jul , 2020

Mining is critical for our increasing demand of raw materials. Millions of people rely on small-scale mining for their daily income and livelihood. We need to develop long-term solutions to ensure these miners work under human conditions or can transition to other more sustainable livelihoods. The Impact Facility is a much needed innovative mechanism to catalyse this development of small-scale mining communities.