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.
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.
Breaking down the basic terminology of conflict minerals compliance
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:
Conflict minerals should play a role in your holiday shopping decisions
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.
Need for Bold, Innovative Talent and HR Strategies to Compete for Skills amidst Global Economic Recovery
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.