Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals

Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals

Smelter Verification

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Alerts Subscription: Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals
The Conflict Minerals Resource Center (CMRC) has recently added a new feature that alerts members of the CMRC when there has been a notable change made to smelters and reporting templates. This resource center provides information and training for vendors, suppliers and other companies in the supply chains of members. The CMRC supports more than 15,000 member companies, and this number...
Mar 18, 2015 10:10 AM ET
If You Supply to a Global Brand Read these Conflict Minerals Smelter Verification FAQ's
The Best Practices: Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals Frequently Asked Questions has recently been released by Source Intelligence, and is a compilation of frequently asked questions from global brand clients and suppliers regarding the smelter...
Feb 23, 2015 10:30 AM ET
What Suppliers to Global Brands Should Know About Conflict Minerals
With only 15 weeks left until the conflict minerals reporting deadline, many suppliers are currently being requested to comply with their customers’ smelter and conflict minerals requests.  Smelter Verification for conflict minerals is the process through which an issuer or non-issuer validates the list of smelters they have received and will be providing to their supplier or including in the...
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Apple Takes Initiative in Verifying Smelters for Approaching Conflict Minerals Reporting Deadline
The world's second largest technology company, Apple, has acknowledged that the best way to ensure a conflict free supply chain is by having a process to verify the smelters in their supply chain as conflict-free. Last June, Apple, in a statement to Time Magazine, stated “’Rather than simply funneling its demand through a limited number of verified smelters or those that are not...
Feb 11, 2015 1:50 PM ET
From Mine to Smelter to Manufacturers: Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals
Manufacturing, Electronics, and Oil and Gas industries, use the four conflict minerals tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold—better known as 3TG—in a wide variety of their products. One of the most common questions asked about conflict minerals is, what are tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, used for on a daily basis, and how are they transferred throughout the supply chain from mine, to smelter,...
Feb 2, 2015 11:40 AM ET

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