After two years of running through Conflict Minerals Compliance Programs, the regulated community is asking, where do we go from here? What are the appropriate steps forward to create a more efficient process that will not be heavily scrutinized by regulators and NGOs? In looking at reporting information for 2013 and 2014, very few Form SDs or Conflict Minerals Reports provide extensive discussion on process, more specifically relating to sustainability and transparency in the supply chain. Many have focused on response rates, suggesting that the Reasonable Country of Origin (RCOI) rates
Bloomberg, we are committed to funding high-quality computer science research in areas that are critically shaping the computer science world and impacting our own research and business including machine learning, natural language processing, machine translation, statistics, and theory.
Amsterdam, April 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Attracting and retaining investments can present myriad complexities for business, governments and local communities, as Africa’s doors of opportunity swing open ever-wider. In order to explore ways to maximise these opportunities in a manner that benefits all of Africa’s stakeholder groups, GRI is convening the Africa Regional Conference, on 12 and 13 May 2015, at the EY offices in Johannesburg, South Africa.