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Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: The Derivatives of 3TG

Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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In this edition of "Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics," we will give the derivatives of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold. 

A Shocking Revelation: Human Forced Labor in Africa for U.S. Consumerism

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Tis the season to be merry for large U.S. corporations fueling their holiday advertisements statewide and internationally. Most consumers are unaware that their shopping agendas are contributing to the internal conflict of Africa’s Democratic Republic of the Congo and its surrounding Eastern provinces. Chaos disrupts the regions of Africa with guerrilla warfare and grave human rights abuses as child laborers mine for the raw materials that are interwoven in many of the manufactured products we use today. 

Deloitte University to Allow Staff to Rise Through Ranks

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BIG FOUR FIRM Deloitte has opened a university in its own name, which will allow staff members to attend courses to progress through its ranks.

Deloitte Program Bridges Gap from Barracks to Boardroom

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America's business community has instituted many wonderful programs to help veterans transition from the military to the corporate world, Deloitte officials say, and this year they're proud to add their own innovative program, designed to help service members bridge the gap from the armed forces to corporate America.

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Companies That “Contract to Manufacture” Products

Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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In this edition of “Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics,” we will cover if companies that “contract to manufacture” products are subject to Dodd-Frank 1502.

A company is considered to be “contracting to manufacture” a product if it has some actual influence over the manufacturing of that product. This determination is based on facts and circumstances, taking into account the degree of influence a company exercises over the product’s manufacturing. A company is not be deemed to have influence over the manufacturing if it merely:

What Gaming System Should You Buy For The Holidays? Xbox One Vs. PS4

Conflict minerals should play a role in your holiday shopping decisions
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This holiday season when all the little girls and boys are filling out their lists with an upgrade to their gaming systems, there really are only two choices, the Sony Playstation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One.

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Dodd-Frank 1502, What Is The Rule And Why Does It Matter

Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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Today in “Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics” we will be breaking down Dodd-Frank 1502 with out legalese, and explain why it matters.

Patriotic Service or Forced Labor

The cotton harvest in Uzbekistan
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The Uzbekistan government calls it a patriotic service, comparing it to volunteering for the National Guard, but it is more like forced labor.

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Who Will Have To File

Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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This time on “Conflict Minerals Reporting Basics” we will cover who is required to to file a conflict minerals report.

Bersin by Deloitte Predicts that Employers Will Be Challenged to Attract and Retain Key People in 2014

Need for Bold, Innovative Talent and HR Strategies to Compete for Skills amidst Global Economic Recovery
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OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Bersin by Deloitte, a leading research and advisory firm empowering Human Resource (HR) organizations to drive bottom-line impact, today announced that it predicts organizations will be challenged to attract, retain and develop people in 2014 as they strive to keep pace with a global economic recovery.

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