Ask Nintendo to Get Slave Labour Out of Supply Chain

I was disappointed to learn that of 24 major electronics companies, Nintendo was the only one to get a zero on its efforts to get slave-mined conflict minerals from the Congo out of its products.
Armed groups in the Congo round up villagers at gunpoint and force adults and children to dig for minerals used in electronics, from your cell phone to your gaming console. While other big companies have taken steps to make their products free of these slave-mined conflict minerals, Nintendo has just been ranked dead last in the industry in a report by the anti-genocide group, the Enough Project.
As Nintendo is getting ready to launch its newest Wii, it cannot ignore its responsibility to look at the connection between slave-mined minerals in the Congo and its products.
Will you join me in calling on Nintendo to take the first step and audit its supply chain?

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