Sustainable Trade

amfori Builds Stronger Worldwide Support for Open and Sustainable Trade

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Launching today its first annual report (2017-2018) under the name of amfori, the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade showcases a year of landmark achievements, rooted in its new Vision 2030 Strategy for inspiring action around the world. This sends an encouraging message to all who want to use trade for good in the world.

Shaping a Future of Sustainable Trade: The Foreign Trade Association Becomes amfori

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The Foreign Trade Association is now amfori, the organisation for trade with purpose.

As the world continues to change faster and more fundamentally than ever before, expectations toward businesses are increasing. It’s no longer enough to deliver high-quality products at low prices with good availability. They need to be delivered in a way that does no harm – either to people or the environment.

Source Intelligence Releases a Series of White Papers Based on its Five Step Process on Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Retailers and manufacturers have been asking the question, "Where do we begin to comply with the U.S. regulation on conflict minerals?"

Companies are required to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in their products. However the prospect of surveying and requesting data from every tier 1 supplier is daunting and inefficient.

Source Intelligence relieves this burden with its five step process in Conflict Minerals Compliance:

1. Product Filtering

2. Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI)

3. Due Diligence

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