NGOs and Human Rights Groups Get Loud on Conflict Minerals

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NGOs and Human Rights Groups Get Loud on Conflict Minerals

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 11:00am

CAMPAIGN: Conflict Minerals

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With the first filling deadline approaching, companies are feeling the pressure to get up to speed on compliance from all sides.  A recent Guardian report with Particia Jurewicz, Director of the Responsible Sourcing Network details her most recent report co-authored with Enough.  The report outlines a set of guidelines for companies. Click Here for Full Report

Patricia states that “the key is for businesses to show commitment and to highlight the steps they are taking to fulfill their goals. For instance, a company needs to show how it is holding its suppliers accountable."

Additionally, in the same article, Source Intelligence CEO Jess Kraus remarks “it's no longer enough for companies to merely state their intentions without backing it up with action.  Global economies have entered an era where the megatrend of transparency requires that companies and brands must move from having nothing to hide to pro-actively showing and proving they have nothing to hide," he sad. "These companies must go beyond uttering lofty statements on values and culture and begin giving unambiguous and clear evidence about actual results."

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