conflict mineral reporting compliance News

  • Conflict minerals compliance webinar set for March 5

    Need guidance complying with the June 1 deadline for Conflict Minerals reporting? A new equipment-industry focused webinar from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) can help. Companies that don’t comply with the reporting may face legal action.  ...

  • The Benefits of Outsourcing your Conflict Minerals Compliance Process

    Companies are under increasing pressure to expand their supplier survey efforts in order to ensure an ethical supply chain. New regulations and formal compliance reporting requirements will place additional burden on companies whose resources will spend even more time away from their core duties in order to manage increasingly complex compliance requirements. Join our conflict minerals expert ...


    By iPoint-Systems GmbH

  • GAO Report Calls for Action to Improve Conflict Mineral Compliance

    The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a Report to Congressional Committees detailing its findings concerning the current implementation of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The report, titled SEC Conflict Minerals Rule: Companies Face Continuing Challenges in Determining Whether ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Releases CMRT 4.20

    The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) has released Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) 4.20, an update to its industry-standard conflict mineral data collection template. The CMRT 4.20 replaces version 4.10. ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Source 44’s Groundbreaking Technology Simplifies Conflict Minerals Compliance

    Source 44, a leading provider of sustainability data services and solutions, announced today it has released the next generation of its unique program designed to simplify detecting conflict minerals across a supply chain, providing retailers and manufacturers a cost-effective solution to meet the requirements set forth in the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act. ...


    By Source 44

  • Conflict Mineral Benchmarking Study RY2015 Released

    Thirteen publicly-traded companies in the United States have proven it is possible to not only comply with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, but to also perform supply chain due diligence in line with industry best practices. These companies achieved perfect scores in Development International’s Conflict Mineral Benchmarking Study RY2015, ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Framework Established for EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

    The European Union (EU) Parliament, Council and Commission have agreed upon a framework for an EU conflict minerals regulation. According to a press release from the European Parliament, a political understanding was reached on June 15th between the three groups. Until now, the primary roadblock has been a disagreement on mandatory due diligence for downstream companies, as well as ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Actio Corporation to Show `Conflict Mineral` Solution in Montreal

    For those looking for the next innovation in risk management solutions, Actio Corporation today announced it will be showing an updated conflict mineral compliance solution at the AIHce Expo in Montreal, Canada. Viewings of the award-winning solution will begin on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10 A.M. local time in the ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • RILA Showcases Actio Conflict Mineral Solution

    Actio Corporation, leading provider of risk assessment and compliance solutions for companies with a global supply chain, has announced participation in a solution showcase webinar. The webinar will focus on conflict mineral compliance. This exclusive event is hosted by RILA, Retail Industry Leaders Association. It will be geared toward manufacturers, distributors and retailers who already have ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • European Union Passes Conflict Minerals Legislation

    On Wednesday, June 15th, The European Union (EU) agreed to outline a deal to facilitate a focus on transparency in the supply chain. This legislation concerns the sourcing of conflict minerals, not just in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but from high-risk regions, worldwide. In an effort to tackle human rights ...


    By Source Intelligence

  • EU Conflict Minerals: Due Diligence to be Mandatory for Importers

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have announced a victory in the development of the EU’s conflict mineral regulation. On November 22, the European Parliament announced under the new regulation, due diligence would be mandatory for importers of conflict minerals to the European Union. “We have laid the groundwork for an effective tool to break the link ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • 3E Company’s Supply Chain Product Compliance Practice Rolls Out Conflict Minerals Solution Set

    3E Company, a leading provider of EH&S compliance and information management services, today announced that its supply chain product compliance and risk management practice has expanded services to include support for conforming to the conflict minerals regulations and requirements in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Using 3E’s expertise, established processes, and specialized tools ...


    By 3E Company

  • VOXX International Chooses 3E Company’s 3ESC Platform to Support Conflict Minerals Compliance

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that VOXX International Corp. (NASDAQ:VOXX), has chosen the 3ESC™ platform to support its supply chain product compliance initiatives, specifically its efforts to comply with existing and emerging conflict minerals regulations, such as section 1502 of ...


    By 3E Company

  • Actio Unveils Conflict Mineral Solution at IPC Apex Expo

    Actio Corporation today announced it will unveil the updated conflict mineral compliance solution at IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, California. Electronics manufacturers and distributors use this software for: Tracking conflict minerals in a supply chain Manipulating data for SEC Dodd Frank reporting requirements ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Final Rule on Conflict Minerals

    On August 22, 2012, a divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted three-to-two in favor of adopting a final rule regarding disclosure and reporting obligations with respect to the use of conflict minerals to implement the requirements of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). Not surprisingly, the vote was along party lines with ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Assent Providing Key Conflict Mineral Insights at Marcus Evans Conference

    The conflict mineral reporting deadline has come and gone, but already companies are looking ahead to next year. Many have joined the compliance industry’s top conflict mineral thought-leaders in Chicago for the 4th Annual Marcus Evans Conflict Minerals Compliance and Supply Chain Transparency Conference, with the hope of gaining invaluable insights into improving their programs for 2017. ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Final Rule on Conflict Minerals

    On August 22, 2012, a divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted three-to-two in favor of adopting a final rule regarding disclosure and reporting obligations with respect to the use of conflict minerals to implement the requirements of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). Not surprisingly, the vote was along party lines with ...


    By Acta Group

  • 3 Things You Should Know about the Revised Conflict Minerals Rule

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made it clear that the recent court decision will not impact the majority of companies’ obligations under the Conflict Minerals rule. Businesses that are subject to the rule will still be required to conduct due diligence as laid out in the rule and to report those actions and findings to the SEC as described. The following are the top three ...


    By 3E Company

  • Assent Compliance Joins the CFSI

    Assent Compliance has joined the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) as one of its first vendor members. The CFSI provides members with access to its database of conflict-free suppliers and smelters, along with other beneficial resources. Combined with Assent’s own extensive supplier and smelter database, this partnership will create the most comprehensive supply chain data ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Crosshair Commences Drilling in the Central Mineral Belt, Labrador

    Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced at both the CMB Uranium/Vanadium Project and the CMB Joint Venture ("CMB JV") Uranium Project located in central Labrador, Canada. The CMB JV Project is a joint venture with Silver Spruce Resources, whereby Crosshair retains a 63% ownership and Silver Spruce 37%. The 2011 program ...


    By Marketwire

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