The Serious Gaps Exposed Through Conflict Mineral, Supply Chain Compliance

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The serious gaps exposed through conflict mineral, supply chain compliance 

Supply Chain Management Review. As a two-year grace period soon expires, thousands of U.S. corporations are still scrambling to overcome severe obstacles to gather and authenticate a complex web of supply chain information to meet conflict minerals reporting requirements.


Get ready for UK extractive industries disclosure rules 

The FCPA Blog.  The UK government recently announced the publication of draft legislation entitled “Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014."


Conflict Minerals Post Filing Insights, a Deep-Dive Interview with Chris Bayer 

Triple Pundit.  Our upcoming interview will address a broad range of conflict minerals post-filing questions as well as present insights from a supplier’s perspective from last years filing results. 


Cotton production linked to images of the dried up Aral Sea basin

The Guardian. What do the catwalks of Paris have to do with 25,000 miles of exposed sea bed thousands of miles to the east? While all eyes have been fixed on designer collections and members of the front row, the true cost of the fashion industry has been revealed in a shock announcement by NASA that the Aral Sea in Central Asia has now completely dried up.


Transparency in supply chain: shining a light on Fairtrade gold

The Guardian. Consumers are now very familiar with Fairtrade coffee, bananas and flowers. It’s quite remarkable that you can buy a £10 bunch of Fairtrade roses from Sainsbury’s and know exactly which farm in Kenya they were grown on, because a transparent supply chain has existed for over 25 years.



Report - Conflict Minerals 2013 Year In Review

This analysis documents first-hand the daunting task companies faced in the 2013 reporting year collecting data from suppliers. Topics addressed in the analysis include SEC filing trends, uncertainty and unknowns in reporting, percentage of 3TG suppliers reporting unknown sourcing, and percentage of 3TG suppliers without smelter reporting.

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October 15 - Conflict Minerals Post Filing Insights: An interview with principal investigator, Chris Bayer

Join Nick Aster, Founder of Triple Pundit, as he interviews Chris Bayer, Principal Investigator of Tulane University's Conflict Minerals Issuer Survey. The discussion will include insights from a suppliers perspective.

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