This article is reposted in its entirety from the Enough Project. On Tuesday, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that its entire 2014 line of microprocessors would be conflict-free making them the first in the rare mineral-heavy industry to completely phase out conflict minerals in one of their products.
This announcement was followed by on Wednesday by a conversation and moderated Q&A with Intel and social activists, including the Enough Project, on the challenge for the electronics industry, as a main users of metals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in making conflict-free products.
- Intel CEO Brian Krzanich
- Actress & Activist Robin Wright
- Enough Project Senior Policy Analyst Sasha Lezhnev
- Moderated by Marc Gunther, Editor at Large, The Guardian
Watch the full fireside chat here: