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25 November 2016

Dem. Rep. of Congo: A briefing highlights the risks and challenges linked to DRC cobalt and how companies can improve their cobalt supply chain

Author: RCS Global - Making Sure

"The Emerging Cobalt Challenge - competition, concentration and compliance. Understanding the cobalt supply chain and how to respond", 1 October 2016...

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18 November 2014
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13 March 2014

Motorola Solutions and AVX Expand Solutions for Hope in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Author: Tama McWhinney (Motorola Solutions) & Callie Baldwin (AVX), on Enough Project

Motorola Solutions...and AVX...announced expansion of Solutions for Hope to the Province of North Kivu, the conflict-prone area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The innovative Solutions for Hope platform allows tantalum from the DRC to...

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21 January 2013

Conflict Minerals: Compliance Challenges Ahead as Businesses Worry About Penalization [USA]

Author: Joe Verrengia (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) on CSRwire blog

[Some] companies say the conflict minerals regulations penalize them for circumstances far beyond their influence. More than a year before the first conflict minerals report is due to the SEC in 2014, they are feeling the pinch from customers asking...

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16 January 2013

Implementation of US Dodd-Frank Act rule on conflict minerals: Commentaries, guidance, company actions

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 22 August 2012 the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the final rule accompanying Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act...The rule requires companies using gold, tin, tungsten and tantalum to make efforts to determine if those...

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1 January 2013

Report finds information & communication industry makes progress eliminating conflict minerals from supply chain while other industries remain behind

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1 January 2013

[PDF] What's Needed: An Overview of Multi-Stakeholder and Industry Activities to Achieve Conflict-Free Minerals

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

[Refers to Advanced Micro Devices (ADM), AIM Metals & Alloys, Alpha, American Mitsuba, AngloGold Ashanti, Apple, Asahi Pretec, AT&T, AVX, Banro, Best Buy, Boeing, BorgWarner, Cartier (part of Richemont), Chrysler, Cisco, Dell, Deloitte, Delphi...

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3 August 2012

[video] Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: Conflict Minerals webinar

Author: Maplecroft & UN Global Compact

[On August 3, 2012, the UN Global Compact and Maplecroft co-hosted the Conflict Minerals webinar, with the support of the GE Foundation. The webinar examined the risks posed by conflict minerals to multi-national corporations and featured speakers...

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29 February 2012

Nokia joins AVX in the ‘Solutions for Hope’ initiative [Dem. Rep. of Congo]

Author: evertiq

AVX Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, announced that Nokia has joined AVX in the Solutions for Hope initiative. “We are very pleased that Nokia has joined Motorola Solutions, Intel, HP and Foxconn ...

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31 January 2012

[PDF] The Costs and Benefits of Dodd-Frank Section 1502 - A Company-Level Perspective

Author: Green Research, sponsored by Global Witness

The purpose of the study is to gather and share information that may be useful to the SEC’s rulemaking process and to industry. It aims to paint a picture of the costs and benefits of compliance with Dodd-Frank Section 1502 [on "conflict minerals"...

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