Conflict Minerals

Conflict Minerals

In 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act into law. Section 1502 of that act addresses the international trade and use of Conflict Minerals. 

But what are Conflict Minerals and how do they affect our everyday lives? Like the similar issue of Conflict Diamonds or Blood Diamonds, the term Conflict Minerals refers to minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses, mostly in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Source Intelligence can help you understand some of the key points surrounding this issue and what it means for consumers and companies in the United States.

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Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Accepting Proposals For Roundtable Discussion and Potential Speakers
Thought Leaders are gathering for the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium, taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.   This...
Apr 17, 2013 2:45 PM ET
Source Intelligence Answers Your Supply Chain Compliance Questions
During April 10th's webinar (Conflict Minerals: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence) there was no shortage of questions surround supply chain compliance. The following are samples of attendees...
Apr 17, 2013 1:50 PM ET
No Shortage of Questions Surrounding Due Diligence Compliance
There certainly was no shortage of questions during Source Intelligence’s Conflict Minerals: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence webinar.  The following are samples of attendees questions:  Q. When is the audit process required? What should I expect? Answered by Dr. Jennifer Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer of Source...
Apr 16, 2013 4:55 PM ET
Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Accepting Proposals For Roundtable Discussion
Thought Leaders are gathering for the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.   This invitation-only event will provide senior corporate and compliance executives, regulatory officials from across the...
Apr 16, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Will Take Place on the 1 Year Anniversary of the SEC’s Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Rule
Thought Leaders are gathering for the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.   This invitation-only event will provide senior corporate and compliance executives, regulatory officials from across the...
Apr 16, 2013 9:45 AM ET

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