Alternatives for the ‘Energy and Raw Materials Chapters’ in EU trade agreements

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The European Union is one of the largest importers of raw materials, with its companies being particularly...


Supply chain due diligence: China’s role in the international debate and setting of standards

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The debate on mandatory human rights supply chain due diligence is gaining momentum. Legal regulations are discussed extensively both at the international level as well as in Germany. In this debate, one country...


Policy Paper Working Group on Raw Materials: Towards a Democratic and Globally Just Resource Policy

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The Federal Republic of Germany depends on the import of metallic, mineral and fossil fuel resources. The extraction of these raw materials takes place...