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The E-Waste Column

News on developments in law, policy, and business regarding e-waste, transition minerals, and critical raw materials.

Christine Nikander has been doing scholarly research into the legal and policy framework surrounding e-waste and conflict minerals since 2015. In The E-Waste Column, she draws upon this expertise and writes about recent developments in law, policy, and business.


  • The E-Waste Column is a weekly column that is published online on LinkedIn and on its own website.

  • The E-Waste Newsletter is a monthly newsletter that is published online on LinkedIn, Substack, and the website.


The column and newsletter touch on a range of topics including ESG, sustainable development, circular economy, EU law and policymaking, corporate social responsibility, the transition to renewable energy, the EU Green Deal, supply chain due diligence and auditing, human environmental rights, business and human rights, climate law, and corporate sustainability.

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