From the Source: Congo May Be Closer Than You Think

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:00pm


Six degrees of seperation? For conflict minerals requirements, Congo may be closer than you think

Inside Counsel. U.S. economic sanctions, for years relatively stable in their targeting of the “usual suspects,” state sponsors of terrorism and shadowy drug traffickers have gone into overdrive of late. 



Combating conflict minerals-supporting responsible mining

OECD News Today. Regrettably, the issue of conflict minerals is not a new one. Even more regrettable is the fact that minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses continue to find their way to market. 



Uzbekistan to triple light industry output by 2020

Azer News. In particular, the production of cotton yarn is planned to be increased by 2.5 times, the apparels by 3.2 times, knitted goods by 2.1 times, and raw silk production by 2 1 times.



Samsung pays $2.3 million to settle 'country of origin' false claim allegations

Whistleblower Today. Samsung Electronics America has agreed to pay $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it caused the submission of false claims for products sold on General Service Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracts in violation of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (TAA), the Justice Department announced Tuesday.



AIAG breaks down conflict minerals reporting

AIAG. Two sold-out crowds for the morning and afternoon sessions of AIAG's Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing III earlier this month proved that looming deadlines for meeting new reporting requirements have more than a few companies looking for help.





Report - Conflict Minerals Year In Review

This report contains an analysis of supplier data from 2013 and highlights the key supplier segments that present the greatest challenge for companies in meeting their reporting goals. Download now to find out the best ways to engage these suppliers for your conflict minerals compliance program.  

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September 29 - 30 - Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Workshop

Following the first-ever reporting of companies to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commision on their conflict minerals due diligence, the 14th CFSI Workshop will take a look back at what worked and what didn't in 2014 filings, and look toward the future to improved reporting and the implications of conflict minerals traceability in supply chains.

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Keywords: Ethical Production & Consumption | AIAG | Business & Trade | CFSI | Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative | Conflict Minerals | Conflict Minerals Compliance | Conflict Minerals Year in Review | Country of Origin | Democratic Republic of Congo | Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)