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Responsible Minerals Initiative Releases Blockchain Guidelines to Drive Alignment in Mineral Supply Chain Due Diligence

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their mineral supply chains, today announced voluntary guidelines to drive the common adoption of definitions and concepts in the application of blockchain-enabled solutions.

How EHS + Due Diligence Can Power Up Your Acquisition and Integration Strategy

Lessons from The Food & Beverage Industry
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The food and beverage industry is increasingly taking an integrated approach to mergers and acquisitions that incorporates environmental, health, safety and security. How would such an approach help other industries?

From safeguarding your risk to protecting your brand, Antea Group brings you the benefits of factoring in EHS and due diligence in your transactions.

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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
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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.

Are These 8 Smelters of High Concern Present in Your Supply Chain?

Companies that determine smelters of high concern exist or may exist in their supply chain can take action and still stay Dodd-Frank 1502 compliant by following these risk mitigation guidelines:
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Over the past three years, many companies have taken a proactive approach to mitigating the risks of unethical sourcing practices in their supply chains, like sourcing minerals from war-torn areas of the Congo (conflict minerals). However, many of these supply chain sourcing approaches that were effective in the past may not produce the same results; and, outdated supply chain data sharing practices may actually hinder ethical sourcing progress.

EHSxTech Perspectives: The Changing Landscape of Tech Mergers and Acquisitions

How to keep up and even get ahead of the game
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In 2016, the tech industry had a record 1,613 deals valued at $323B, including a number of high profile transactions such as Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn. The pace of these transactions is only expected to increase. 

Feb.15 Free Webinar Offers Expert Insights for Supply Chain Due Diligence in the European Union

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One of the world’s foremost experts on supply chain management, audits and investigations will offer critical insights into improving and sustaining high-performing end-to-end due diligence processes that help companies and suppliers comply with a growing number of regulations in the European Union.

Practitioner Spotlight--Dan Keltner

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Let's take a closer look at one of Antea Group's most valuable resources--its people! Next up is transaction support project manager Dan Keltner out of the Chicago office, who talks to us about his most interesting project (hint--it involves a glacier!), his bucket list, and how he would explain his job to a stranger at a party.

Read it all on the Antea Group blog.

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CSR in Canada Goes Beyond PR to the Bottom Line

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In Canada, corporate social responsibility is evolving from public relations to a factor that affects the bottom line. So reports the Financial Post.

Human Rights Due Diligence: Can My Business Start By Focusing On One Or A Few Human Rights?

by Lise Smit
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Businesses embarking on human rights due diligence for the first time often assume that they need to focus only on those human rights which are associated with risks in their particular sector. For example, information technology companies may only concern themselves with privacy rights, or pharmaceutical companies may view the right to health to be their most important focal point.

Government Accountability Office Reports More Information on Smelters is Needed

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 The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) conducted a study, Stakeholder Options for Responsible Sourcing Are expanding, but More Information on Smelters is Needed. In  2011, in response to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development set out to create a strategy to address human rights abuses linked to armed groups and mining of conflict minerals. The report specifically examines:

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