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Five Practical Steps for Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and SEC Disclosure Published by CFSI

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Recommendations Support Responsible Sourcing and Reporting
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, today announced the publication of an updated white paper that details practical steps for companies to meet SEC conflict mineral reporting requirements and conform to OECD Guidance.

Discussed Changes to Dodd-Frank Will Not Affect 2017 Conflict Minerals Filing Requirement

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The acting chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced this week that the agency would reconsider how to enforce the conflict minerals rule contained within the Dodd-Frank Act, Dodd-Frank Section 1502.

Conflict Minerals Filings and the Automotive Industry

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Automakers are leading the way with their long-term commitment to corporate social responsibility and assertive supply chain transparency initiatives. At a recent event, members from the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) met to discuss leading practices in identifying and combating the funding of “conflict minerals” from areas of conflict, specifically Democratic Republic of Congo.

New Comprehensive Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting

2015 Best Practices
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Although the banter about the effectiveness of the conflict minerals rule (Dodd-Frank 1502) and the conflict minerals rule litigation continues, it does not change the fact that publicly traded US based companies are required to investigate their supply chain to determine if tin, tungsten, tantalum and or gold (3TG) originate from Democratic Republic Congo and its surrounding countries. On November 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied the SEC and Amnesty International petitions seeking rehearing en banc of the court’s Aug.

Will Everything Change in Conflict Minerals Reporting Year Three?

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On Tuesday, The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee of the US House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled “Dodd-Frank Five Years Later: What Have We Learned from Conflict Minerals Reporting?” with the following witnesses:

Sept. 22 Webinar To Examine Revealing Conflict Minerals Study That Analyzes 155 Large Cap Companies, 20 Industry Sectors

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A webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 22, to discuss the most-complete analysis to date of U.S. companies required to file disclosures about the use of conflict minerals in their products.

Mining the Disclosures: An Investor Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting In Year Two

Responsible Sourcing Network Report & Webinar To Be Released September 22nd
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Mining the Disclosures 2015: An Investor Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting In Year Two by Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN) will be a much-anticipated deep analysis of 155 companies that filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) per a mandate on whether their products contain materials from war-torn areas of Africa. 
 

NGO to Release Conflict Minerals Filings Report September 22

Mining the Disclosures: An Investor Guide to Conflict Mineral Reporting
Press Release

The 2015 edition of Mining the Disclosures: An Investor Guide to Conflict Mineral Reporting by Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN) will be a much-anticipated deep analysis of filings by more than 1,400 companies to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) per a mandate on whether their products contain materials from war-torn areas of Africa.

Conflict Minerals Audits. Another Chapter of Fifty Shades of Grey?

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After the August 18th DC Circuit court ruling, many companies right now wouldn’t mind a SEC Conflict Minerals “Grey” book sequel: what does the SEC really mean?

The Road to a Comprehensive Conflict Minerals Program in 2015

Perspectives from Multi-Industry Program Leaders
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Conflict minerals compliance will become more complex in 2015.

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Conflict minerals compliance will become more complex in 2015.

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