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Support for SMEs on mineral supply chain due diligence: implementation phase (conflict minerals)

Support for SMEs on mineral supply chain due diligence: implementation phase (conflict minerals)
Published on: 10/07/2018 Last update: 11/07/2018
Deadline: 10/09/2018

Reference: 676/PP/GRO/SME/18/F/103

The aim of this contract is to:

  • implement a comprehensive SME due diligence support system regarding mineral and metals with a focus on tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG)
  • contribute to the objectives of the Regulation (EU) 2017/821 on supply chain due diligence obligations for EU importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold from conflict-affected and high-risk areas
  • limit and/or offset the administrative challenge facing SMEs caused by the Regulation
  • provide SMEs with due diligence capacity to remain competitive in increasingly responsible global mineral supply chains

Deadline for submission of tenders: 10 September 2018, 16:00 Brussels time

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SME supply chain due diligence guidance files