Line of Sight Podcast

Impacts of Mining with Jean Nyembo

Episode Summary

Jean Nyembo is a Jesuit priest and the head of CARF (Arrupe Center for research and training), in Lubumbashi, DR Congo. CARF promotes sustainable development through research and education. In this conversation, Thane and Don explore the issue of mining for minerals used in electronics, which often deplete the natural environment and involve unethical labor practices. Jean discusses how the mining ecosystem impacts the community, how his vocation as a priest influences his work and how corporations can make their supply chains more ethical.