Can Blockchain Help Rid Tech Products of ‘Conflict Minerals’?

Can Blockchain Help Rid Tech Products of ‘Conflict Minerals’? | Geopolitical Monitor

The driver of the cryptocurrency revolution, blockchain, looks set to address one of the biggest ethical headaches for tech and electronics manufacturers – concerns over the possible presence of so-called conflict minerals in their products. Yet as companies look to clean up their supply chains, over-reliance on distributed ledger technology carries significant risks, potentially masking shortcomings in their due diligence efforts.