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

Conflict Minerals


Introduction to Conflict Minerals 

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Reporting


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

Conflict Minerals: Repercussions for Global Supply Chain


The final due date for Conflict Minerals reporting is nearing and U.S industries are feeling the pressure of implementing Conflict Minerals law, Dodd Frank SEC 1502 to their supply chains. Halting the massive consumption of raw materials that are being mined by grave human rights abuses in Africa, means transparency in supply chains. Whether the materials are Conflict-Free or not, all publicly traded U.S. companies must comply to the federal law by May 31, 2014. Its an undertaking that’s effecting the system of international supply chains entirely. 

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Data Quality Control


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

Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: RCOI


Next up in our “Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics” series we are going to cover your Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI). If you have initiated your conflict minerals compliance program, you likely began your process by carefully filtering your products to identify those that may contain gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) necessary to functionality or production. Based on this focused list, you are now ready to initiate a Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) by working with companies throughout your supply chain.

Apple, Intel And Source Intelligence Commited To Conflict-Free Mineral Sourcing


February 14, 2014. Cupertino, CA. based Apple Inc. added momentum to the rapidly changing landscape of ethical sourcing in manufacturing.  The company announced that its suppliers of tantalum have been verified as “conflict free”.  In their 2014 Supplier Responsibility Report, Apple boldly makes public the names of suppliers who have not agreed to be audited for verification.

Source Intelligence Launches its 4th 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.

Fresh Conflict Minerals Report

Press Release

February 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Stakeholders in the ecosystem of supply chain and regulated materials compliance will be surprised to see the similarities and differences of program progress and supplier profiles across industries.

This benchmarking study will present ACTUAL data, aggregated by industry, to provide insights on:

Conflict Minerals Initiative


The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) made a major accomplishment in its mission to fight the war on minerals deriving from human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the initiatives five year history, it has put forth hard work and effort to mitigate the consumption of raw materials being mined in the atrocities warfare in the Congo. Over 120 companies have worked with the program in hopes of gaining a transparent supply chain and partaking in international due diligence.  


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