Glencore in the Democratic Republic of Congo organized its 4th annual conference in Kinshasa this Tuesday, December 13, 2022. The theme of this conference is: Glencore, a partner for the energy transition and for the sustainable development of the DRC, was attended by representatives of the National Assembly elected from Lualaba, province which hosts Glencore’s activities in the DRC, representatives of the government, the Presidency of the Republic, and public institutions of the DRC, representatives of diplomatic missions, representatives of civil society, experts from the mining sector, economic operators as well as teams from Glencore in the DRC, Glencore International, administrators and executives from Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) and the delegation of executives from Mutanda Mining (MUMI).
Glencore is particularly proud to have known during its conference the participation of HE the Director of Cabinet of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as that of the Director of Cabinet of the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
in accordance with the requirements of the Mining Code, the amount of which exceeds 50 million USD for the next five years. The highlight of the conference was the panel discussion on the energy transition and the highly crucial role played by the DRC and Glencore in this area, as well as the expected effects of a rise in the power of the DRC in the value chain. natural resources for sustainable development.
In her address, Marie-Chantal Kaninda, Vice-President – Corporate Affairs of Glencore in the DRC and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) declared that:
“It is our collective responsibility to protect our cobalt, copper and other minerals. Cobalt’s reputation is too often marred by some dramatic aspects of Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASM). Glencore firmly believes that responsible ASM has a key role to play in the further development of the DRC, particularly where it operates…”
Glencore is more committed than ever to a better future for the DRC.
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