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Author: Enough Project
"U.S. Companies Hit 'Conflict Minerals' Deadline", 2 Jun 2015...
USA: Companies weighing their options on how best to achieve compliance with SEC rules on conflict minerals reporting
Author: Resilinc, on PRweb
“High Tech Companies Weigh Merit of Conflict Minerals Reporting Automation”, 6 January 2015...
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Author: Julie Jacobson, Associated Press
Intel...says its processors are now free of minerals from mines held by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. [This decision] is the fruit of four years of work by the company to determine the sources of four crucial metals widely used...
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Author: Jamila Trindle, Foreign Policy (USA)
A years-long effort to make U.S. companies disclose the use of minerals from war-torn African countries could finally go into effect this year...unless business groups...can get a court to toss it out...[National Association of Manufacturers, US...
Author: Enough Project
Although substantial progress has been made in supply chain reform and demilitarizing mines in the DRC, gaps in the mineral certification process threaten to undermine these advances, a new Enough Project report argues. The report...uses recent field...
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This briefing paper provides an overview of the due diligence efforts of 186 companies that are listed in Europe and make use of the minerals covered by Dodd Frank 1502. The information they make publicly available regarding their approach to the...
Author: Global Witness
Global Witness applauded the decision...to uphold the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) final rule for Dodd Frank Section 1502...“The court’s ruling on Section 1502 is a major victory for human rights and corporate accountability...Yesterday...
Author: Andrew Zajac, Bloomberg (USA)
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring companies to disclose whether any “conflict minerals” are used in their products was upheld by a federal court in Washington...dismissing a challenge to the reporting requirement brought by...