Dodd-Frank Act

The State of Ethical Sourcing


Forced Labor, in its most contemporary form, affects over 21 million people and spans across some of the most globalized industries in the world. From electronics to automobile manufacturing, forced labor has taken an increasing presence in supply chains, and is becoming a serious issue that companies need to be aware of.

What Do the Conflict Minerals 2015 SEC Filings Show Us? Know the Insights


Approximately 1,200 publicly traded companies filed Conflict Minerals Reports with the SEC this year, in accordance with Dodd-Frank Section 1502 (Conflict Minerals Rule).

Source Intelligence has analyzed data collected from the 2015 filings, and mined meaningful insights for companies to utilize for the 2016 reporting year. Key findings demonstrate differences and similarities between industries, trends from past reporting years, and new findings from 2015.

European Union Agree On Conflict Minerals Legislation


On Wednesday, June 15th, The European Union (EU) agreed to outline a deal to facilitate a focus on transparency in the supply chain. This legislation concerns the sourcing of conflict minerals, not just in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but from high-risk regions, worldwide.

"We need to step up to our responsibilities and finally break the vicious cycle of the trade in minerals and the financing of conflict," - EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom

One Week After the Conflict Minerals Filings, Here's What We Know


Transparency is the key to complete traceability in supply chain. When transparency increases, companies have better insights into where their products are coming from and how they’ve been made. Data is the key in supplier networks that provides greater data accuracy, clarity, and insights, leading to more contextual intelligence shared across supply chains.

Will Everything Change in Conflict Minerals Reporting Year Three?


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:

3 Frequently Asked Questions About Conflict Minerals


AIAG's Conflict Minerals Work Group fields three common questions about the SEC legislation and how it affects your business.

AIAG Works to Address Conflict Minerals - And Hazardous Materials Management Challenges

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Watch Jean-Paul Meutcheho from member company Global Advanced Metals speak to the challenges of keeping up with fast-changing conflict minerals regulations.


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AIAG Breaks Down Conflict Minerals Reporting


Two sold-out crowds for the morning and afternoon sessions of AIAG's Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing III earlier this month proved that looming deadlines for meeting new reporting requirements have more than a few companies looking for help. And help did come in the form of a select group of speakers with the know-how to answer just about any question related to the challenges, regulations, and best practices connected to conflict minerals reporting.

AIAG Takes Conflict Minerals Reporting By the Horns


Our work demands responsibility. A coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, and service providers, AIAG values an open, active forum for identifying emerging threats to the sustainable growth of the automotive industry. 


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