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The hidden cost of scarce raw materials, like gold

From everyday items such as phones and jewellery, to astronauts’ visors and the equipment the network industry uses, gold is vital to modern day economies. But sourcing this raw material does not come without a cost.

Black markets still fuel a large part of the global gold consumption. Methods used to extract gold can cause health issues and severe environmental hazards (1).

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The sustainability toolbox is growing!

A growing number of companies want to make their business model more sustainable. That is a great development and we see more and more companies adapting and working towards that. But apart from the obvious how do you know what is best to do? How do you know what the actual impact is? Because in the end it is about traceable actions and insights and less about a statement on a page. 

Luckily all around the industry tools are beginning to pop up. Below we list a few of those tools that might give you the bit of guidance you are looking for.

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JANUARY 2022 – ALL ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Doesn’t everyone like to start off the new year better than the previous one? You know what we are talking about? Almost all of us have them.. Stop smoking, going to the gym, start recycling, loose some weight, pick up that one special project… That’s right: New Years resolutions!

January traditionally is filled with them, that is why we are focussing this month on sustainability and being a bit nicer to this big green and blue globe we live on.

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Important news: We’re not changing our name this time…

but we kind of are!

Two and a half years ago we changed our name to EmXcore which we all know and love today. But things are about to get shaken up again! As a company and as individuals, we are always looking to make improvements to ensure that you can get the best possible service and products.

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