From the Source: European Parliament Endorses New Conflict Minerals Compliance Requirements

Jul 2, 2015 7:20 AM ET

From the Source: European Parliament Endorses New Conflict Minerals Compliance …

DOJ breaks its silence in 2015 FCPA enforcement

National Law Review. Last week, the DOJ announced its first corporate enforcement action under the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (“FCPA”) for 2015.

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Conflict minerals: European Parliament endorses new compliance requirements

JD Supra. It has been nearly a month since the deadline for companies in the United States to file their second annual conflict minerals reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.contract. 

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H&M banks on a fashion-conscious fashion conscience

Reuters. Swedish fashion company Hennes & Mauritz is focusing on its ethical profile to drive long-term sales growth as shoppers become more interested in how clothes are produced as well as their environmental impact, its new sustainability chief said.

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8 reasons why our industry needs a chain of custody

JCK. At the recent President’s Meeting, World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) president Ernest Blom said something noteworthy: “If customers are checking where their fruit and vegetables and tea and coffee were grown, be sure [they will do the same] when they go to buy an item of diamond jewelry that costs thousands of times more.”


The ripple effect of missed GHS deadlines

Occupration Health and Safety. The June 1, 2015, GHS deadline has come and gone. It was OSHA's intention that by now, chemical manufacturers and many distributors and importers would have reclassified hazardous chemicals according to the GHS-aligned requirements and updated all safety data sheets (SDS) and labels to reflect these changes.



Webinar - The Road to A Comprehensive Conflict Minerals Program in 2015: 
Perspectives from Multi-Industry Program Leaders (July 2, 2015 @ 10 AM PST)

Complimentary webinar. Perspectives, best practices and strategies from multi-industry program leaders on conflict minerals compliance in 2015.

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Webinar on Demand - Best Practices for Smelter Disclosures: What Issuers and Non-Issuers Can Learn From Recent CMR's 

This webinar provides critical insight on DFS1502 implications on smelters, smelter reporting formats, best practices, issuers and non-issuers trends, key take-aways, filing practices, lessons learned from recent filings, and benefits to SI's extended internal database of smelter data. 

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