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Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative Conference (CFSI)


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.

AIAG Launches New Microsite Following The Journey Of A Conflict Mineral Through The Global Automotive Supply Chain

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.

Complexities for Global Brands & OEM's: Taking on Conflict Minerals


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.

Source Intelligence Launches its 5th Newsletter


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.

EU's Approach to Conflict Minerals


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. 

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Companies That “Contract to Manufacture” Products


In this edition of “Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics,” we will cover if companies that “contract to manufacture” products are subject to Dodd-Frank 1502.

Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges: How to Prepare Your Report & Streamline Your Compliance Program


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.

The experts featured were:

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Reporting


The final step in the process of Conflict Minerals Compliance is reporting. 

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Supply Chain Tracability Auditing


In this installment of “Conflcit Minerals Compliance Basics,” we will be going over supply chain tracability auditing. 

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Data Quality Control


In this edition of “Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics,” we are covering data quality control. 


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