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Member Benefits

The PPA is composed of supply chain actors, governments, foundations, and civil society organizations. Each sector brings unique expertise and contributions, and each benefits from the opportunity to collaborate across sectors. For information on the benefits each sector experiences, please see the appropriate category below:

Civil Society Organizations:

  • The PPA provides a forum for civil society organizations to work directly with companies, foundations, and governments on solutions and to coordinate and harmonize various initiatives.
  • The PPA has created a community of peers where members can share challenges.
  • The PPA provides an opportunity to play a leadership role in building the solution to conflict-free trade in Congo.
  • The PPA reinforces the implementation of the Certification Mechanism in the Great Lakes Region and ICGLR member states.

Foundations:

  • The PPA provides an opportunity to have a direct impact on in-region activities.
  • The PPA is a vetted, safe channel for organizations seeking to provide funding to spur development of conflict-free sourcing in the GLR.
  • The PPA allows donors to join together to maximize the impact of their contributions.
  • It is a platform to manage various funding priorities. Further, it provides donors with a relatively flexible and efficient funding channel.
  • The PPA has created a community of peers where members can share challenges. Multi-stakeholder and multi-sector participation creates the best way to avoid unintended consequences of sourcing from the region.
  • The PPA provides an opportunity to play a leadership role in building the solution to conflict-free trade in Congo.

Governments:

  • The PPA provides an opportunity to have a direct impact on in-region activities.
  • The PPA is a vetted, safe channel for organizations seeking to provide funding to spur development of conflict-free sourcing in the GLR.
  • The PPA allows donors to join together to maximize the impact of their contributions.
  • It is a platform to manage various funding priorities. Further, it provides donors with a relatively flexible and efficient funding channel.
  • The PPA has created a community of peers where members can share challenges. Multi-stakeholder and multi-sector participation creates the best way to avoid unintended consequences of sourcing from the region.
  • The PPA provides an opportunity to play a leadership role in building the solution to conflict-free trade in Congo.
  • The PPA reinforces the implementation of the Certification Mechanism in the Great Lakes Region and ICGLR member states.
  • The PPA provides a forum for governments to work directly with companies and civil society organizations on solutions and to coordinate and harmonize various initiatives.

Supply Chain Actors:

  • The PPA has created a community of peers where members can share challenges. Multi-stakeholder and multi-sector participation creates the best way to avoid unintended consequences of sourcing from the region.
  • The PPA allows end users to communicate and demonstrate their commitment to conflict-free mineral sourcing and to reinforce that commitment with their suppliers.
  • Alignment meetings benefit both members and non-members alike, creating harmonization on mine site inspections, audits, and data.
  • It provides a forum for end users to provide input to those on the ground, and vice versa, which is critical for the ongoing management of conflict-free supply chains as problems emerge.
  • For investors in mining and extraction, the PPA provides 1) a network that can assist with planning for ASM; and 2) a platform to explain their interests to NGOs.
  • The PPA provides an opportunity to play a leadership role in building the solution to conflict-free trade in Congo.
  • The PPA allows buyers to support the region while avoiding purchase of conflict minerals.

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