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9 January 2013

IPC Conflict Minerals Seminar Proceedings Now Available: Explains SEC Regulation and Provides Compliance Assistance

Author: IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries

To help industry professionals navigate conflict minerals compliance, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries is offering the proceedings from its fall seminars, featuring multimedia presentations about the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

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21 November 2012

Company responses re lawsuit against SEC over final rule accompanying section 1502 of Dodd-Frank Act

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 materials...

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Company non-response
21 November 2012

Research In Motion (now BlackBerry) did not respond to: Global Witness calls on electronics companies to issue public statements outlining their position on lawsuit filed by business associations against rules on "conflict minerals."

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19 September 2012
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Author: Le Potentiel [Rép. dém. du Congo]

...certaines nations ont imaginé et instauré des mécanismes [pour]...décourager le commerce des minerais du sang...Il s’agit, d’abord, des Etats-Unis avec la loi Dodd-Frank. Et, tout dernièrement, des Pays-Bas avec l’«initiative étain sans conflit »,...

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16 August 2012

Taking Conflict Out of Consumer Gadgets: Company Rankings on Conflict Minerals 2012

Author: Sasha Lezhnev & Alexandra Hellmuth, Enough Project

Leading electronics companies are making progress in eliminating conflict minerals from their supply chains, but still cannot label their products as being conflict free...Intel, Motorola..., HP, and Apple...have developed conflict minerals programs.....

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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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Company response
18 July 2012

Response by Research In Motion (now BlackBerry): Global Witness, Enough Project & others call on electronics & automotive firms to make public statements against US Chamber of Commerce position on conflict minerals.

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Company response
18 July 2012

Response by Research In Motion (now BlackBerry): Global Witness, Enough Project & others call on electronics & automotive firms to make public statements against US Chamber of Commerce position on conflict minerals.

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1 July 2012

Responses re lobbying over Dodd Frank 1502 on conflict minerals

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In May 2012…Global Witness [published]… “Are electronics companies trying to have it both ways on conflict minerals legislation?”…allege[ing] that…the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) “have been seeking to...

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24 January 2012
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Author: ComunicaRSE [Argentina]

La…Coalición ICT por una Internet más segura para niños, niñas y jóvenes anunció hoy sus principios rectores para el desarrollo de productos y servicios con el fin de mejorar activamente la seguridad de los niños y los jóvenes en Internet. 25 empresas...

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