The Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) annual conference, held on September 29-30, will be addressing new techniques to ensure suppliers are doing their part in responsible sourcing from conflict-free locations. The CFSI has gathered over 200 members from seven industries to discuss the growing discussion of conflict-free sourcing and up-to-date best practices on conflict minerals.
Awareness campaign launched in response to global automotive survey results
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To accelerate industry action on the issue of Conflict Minerals, AIAG launched today a conflict minerals awareness campaign with a microsite that simplifies this complex issue. It's the latest of AIAG’s industry-leading tools that provide automotive OEMs and suppliers unlimited access to the resources and best practices needed to ensure that global vehicle production does not support armed conflict in central Africa, where conflict minerals are often mined.
The final reporting due date for federal law Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act, falls on May 31, 2014 and is leaving several industries feeling unprepared and overwhelmed by the task of compliance.
As annual shareholder meetings reach their peak last April, Global Brands and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) are keenly aware of the exposure they face from the complexities of Conflict Minerals Compliance implementation. The pressure to elimate risk is at an all time high.
In response to requests for a single source "news alert" on key events in supply chain and regulated materials compliance, Source Intelligence is pleased to introduce "From The Source," a direct mail and web-based newsletter written to keep you informed at a glance.
2014 promises to be an exciting year as the theme of "transparency" and the impact of technology continue to transform the delivery chain of products, impacting every player up and down stream.
This March the EU’s trade chief will take an aggressive approach regarding the importation of Conflict Minerals stemming from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its neighboring regions. The voluntary movement is in high prospect to understand the exact source of the minerals and how to avoid sourcing from the areas of conflict.
If you missed the live stream of Source Intelligence’s “Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges” webinar don’t worry, here it is. The webinar addressed the steps that can be taken right now to get your organization ready to comply by the May 2014 reporting deadline. Their cast of experts helped viewers gain cross-industry best practices to craft a streamlined process and implement a conflict minerals program for reporting and beyond.