A Movement of Transparency: Lightning in a Bottle


Over 97% of climate scientists have concluded that the Earth’s unnatural and rapid atmospheric changes can be credited to human activity. Acidic oceans, endangered rainforests, and declining fresh water are immeasurable causes for concern. A shift in environmental politics and public policy is slowly paving the path for a greener future in California.

Upcoming Webinar: Don't Let GHS Double Your Costs.... Streamline Your M/SDS Efforts


With the globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS) around the corner, companies will be faced with over double the amount of records. 

Attend this complimentary webinar Wed, Apr 16, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT to learn how to protect your budget while keeping your organization compliant. 

A live questions and answers session will follow a brief presentation by Source Intelligence's (M)SDS expert. To attend the webinar click HERE

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.

Webinar Today: Conflict Minerals Compliance and Third-Party Verification

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March 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today, Source Intelligence and Bureau Veritas will present the Conflict Minerals Compliance Third-Party Verification Webinar. 

Register for this webinar to: 

- Gain cross-industry insight on due diligence programs that lead to successful third party verification 
- Learn how the new guidelines from the OECD impact third party verification 
- Identify immediate next steps for your company's conflict minerals compliance program 

Conflict Minerals


Introduction to Conflict Minerals 

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. 

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Important Details


In 2013 the SEC has issued $468 Million in fines for violations with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to date.  Moving into 2014 enforcement of the FCPA will continue to be a high priority area for the SEC.  This financial wake up call which comes on the heels of Wal-Mart’s high profile Mexican bribery case has the worlds most recognized multi-billion dollar companies seeking better visibility into activities at the agent, subsidiary and/or supplier level.  

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.


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