Conflict Minerals Compliance

PwC to Speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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PwC to speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium in Los Angeles, Californa August 21-22, 2013.  Authors of the recent conflict minerals survey titled "How Companies are Preparing" will present key findings such as the level of understanding of the conflict minerals rule, as well as their progress towards compliance.

D.C District Courts Demand Dodd-Frank Action from Industry Leaders

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Wednesday July 23rd, D.C. District Courts raised the demand for industry leaders to enact the Dodd-Frank SEC 1502 Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act with no exceptions.  Plaintiffs who objected the ruling were denied any relief of the newly passed federal law and therefore are expected to swiftly comply by the first reporting deadline of May 31, 2014.

Does SEC Conflict Minerals Reporting Law Apply to You?

Ask the Experts
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A recent survey by PWC found that nearly two-thirds of companies have not yet started due diligence requirements outlined in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Of the 900 executives surveyed, one third said they are still trying to determine if the ruling applies to them.  With the first reporting deadline fast approaching, businesses are running out of time to complete the complicated steps of product filtering, RCOI, due diligence, data assessment and assurance, and reporting.  

Paul Dewar Sponsor of Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill To Speak In Los Angeles Next Month

Global Leaders Gather for Conflict Minerals Symposium August 21-22
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Canadian NDP Take World Stage Announcing Conflict Minerals Bill

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yerlZE15m_I

Conflict Minerals Due Diligence Training

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Global Brands have been expressing compliance implementation concerns and have urged Source Intelligence to create a Conflict Minerals Compliance Training program.

In response to client demands we are hosting a FREE Conflict Minerals Compliance Training “Boot Camp”. The webinar will be held on July 9, 2013 at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT.

Chris Gopal Speaks on Cross Industry Best Practices for Conflict Minerals Comliance

At the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium
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The Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, coinciding with the 1-year anniversary of the ruling on August 21-22 in Los Angeles, is bringing together the greatest minds in the industry for ground-breaking discussions on current issues and the future of Conflict Minerals.

Conflict Minerals Due Diligence Program: Where to Begin

Intensive Training Based on Industry Best Practices
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Global Brands have been expressing compliance implementation concerns and have urged Source Intelligence to create a Conflict Minerals Compliance Training program.

In response to client demands we are hosting a FREE Conflict Minerals Compliance Training “Boot Camp”. The webinar will be held on June 26, 2013 at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT.

Youth Say "Enough" of Human Rights Abuses

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

Board-level Attention on SEC Regulation Requirements

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With board-level attention on SEC regulation requirements and heightened human rights violations, global brands must deliver value to consumers and shareholders AND meet environmental and social standards deemed desirable by a few very vocal members of the general public. 

Protecting the bottom line requires that companies implement programs to avoid tragic supplier events linked to their brand and take a proactive stance in creating, improving and maintain a positive public relations image. 

Emerging Audit Support Tools Protect Bottom Line

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With board-level attention on SEC regulation requirements and heightened human rights violations, global brands must deliver value to consumers and shareholders AND meet environmental and social standards deemed desirable by a few very vocal members of the general public.

Protecting the bottom line requires that companies implement programs to avoid tragic supplier events linked to their brand and take a proactive stance in creating, improving and maintain a positive public relations image.

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