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Anything You Could Want to Know About Conflict Minerals Compliance

Source Intelligence offers expansive white paper library
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If you want to know anything about conflict mineral reporting, there is only one place to turn, the Source Intelligence white paper library. There you will find information from leading experts in all areas of compliance.  Included in the library are papers on product filtering, RCOI, due diligence and data assessment.  

Last Chance to Register

Don’t be left out of Source Intelligence’s December 4th Conflict Minerals Webinar
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With only 2 days left until Source Intelligence’s end of the year Webinar, registration spots are filling up fast.  Don’t deprive your company of vital information from industry experts about preparing your conflict minerals report and streamlining your compliance program.

Jordan Groves: Build Vs Buy

Jordan Groves' presentation from Source Intelligence's Virtual Symposium
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In preparation for their December 4th webinar on conflict minerals filing challenges, Source Intelligence is releasing an excerpt from their virtual conflict minerals symposium.  The presentation by Jordan Groves is entitled, "Build Vs Buy" and discusses the pros and cons of self reporting vs hiring outside help to file a conflict minerals report.

As an incentive for companies that attend the upcoming webinar, a link to a new white paper about the subject of building vs buying will also be distributed.

Gold: Top DRC Conflict Mineral

New report shows that gold is the most sought after mineral in the Eastern Congo
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In a new report, the International Peace Information Service (IPIS) has reported that out of the 800 mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 200 are involved with armed groups and 265 are involved with the army.  Both of which impose illegal taxes on miners. Many of these mines are gold producing, which are targeted by the armed groups because of the hike in price of gold and the ease of smuggling gold.

White Paper Answers the Complexities of Data in Conflict Minerals Programs

Source Intelligence Releases Its Data Assessment and Assurance White Paper
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If you have initiated your conflict minerals compliance program, you likely began your process by filtering your products to identify those that may contain tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) necessary to functionality or production. Based on this focused list, you initiated a Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) that involved hundreds or even thousands of telephone and email inquiries, data requests, data files and other supporting documents. Now what do you do with all that data?

Data Assessment and Assurance White Paper

Source Intelligence's white paper on what to do once your conflict minerals due diligence has been completed
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If you have initiated your conflict minerals compliance program, you likely began your process by filtering your products to identify those that may contain tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) necessary to functionality or production. Based on this focused list, you initiated a Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) that involved hundreds or even thousands of telephone and email inquiries, data requests, data files and other supporting documents. Now what do you do with all that data?

Performed Your Dodd-Frank Due Diligence? Time to Asses Your Data

Source Intelligence Releases Its “Data Assessment and Assurance” White Paper
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November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - If you have initiated your conflict minerals compliance program, you likely began your process by filtering your products to identify those that may contain tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) necessary to functionality or production. Based on this focused list, you initiated a Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) that involved hundreds or even thousands of telephone and email inquiries, data requests, data files and other supporting documents. Now what do you do with all that data?

Sappi Fine Paper North America Showcases Sustainability Leadership with Notable Industry Research in eQ Insights

Latest Editions to White Paper Series Cover the Life Cycle Assessment of Paper Products
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BOSTON, October 17, 2013/ 3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today released the newest editions of eQ Insights, the white paper series aiming to address common stereotypes and misconceptions by examining important sustainability issues in the paper industry from a unique, insider perspective.

Sustainable Brands Releases White Paper on Redefining and Measuring New Forms of Business Value

Study frames opportunities for ‘New Metrics of Sustainability’ being examined at Dow Chemical Company, Interface, SAP and Becker Underwood
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently released a white paper framing the forthcoming opportunities in the field of emerging sustainability metrics called Redefining Value: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business. The 28-page report introduces the rational behind the need for metrics that better reflect new forms of business impact and value for the 21st century.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Sponsors First-Ever Convening on Sustainability Curriculum and National Standards

HMH and CFGS brought together private, public and nonprofit sectors to develop a core set of recommendations for establishing a national action plan to increase the presence of sustainability concepts in K–12 content
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On Wednesday, June 19, a group of 30 professionals and sustainability practitioners from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors convened for the first-ever Sustainability Curriculum and National Standards Visioning Session, which took place at the headquarters of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in Washington, DC.

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