Tesla joins body to improve DRC artisanal mining of cobalt

US-based electric vehicle maker Tesla has joined cobalt producers Huayou and Glencore as a member of a recently founded organization whose aim is to improve the artisanal mining sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA) will help to boost the appeal of cobalt produced in the DRC by developing the working standards in artisanal mining, a part of the industry that has been blighted by concerns about the use of child labor and unsafe working...


Michael Greenfield

September 07, 2020

15:27 GMT