What's Behind Your Supplier's Declaration of Conflict Free Supply Chains?

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What's Behind Your Supplier's Declaration of Conflict Free Supply Chains?

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 3:15pm

As FCPA enforcement gets tougher, compliance demands bold measures

FCPA Blog. Firms need to know not only what all of their divisions and employees are doing, but what their subsidiaries and vendors are doing. 


What's behind your supplier's declaration of conflict free supply chains?

RCS Global. Suppliers tend to look at their products in relatively broad categories to determine if these contain conflict minerals, without a clear process to determine the actual conflict minerals content.


Online toolbox for Safer Chemical Substitution

Environmental Leader. The EPA, the University of Wisconsin Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development have launched an online toolbox to help companies use safer chemicals.


Companies, not World Bank, make progress on forced labor in Uzbekistan

Triple Pundit. Last year, another cotton harvest in Uzbekistan made its way to the market on the backs of Uzbek citizens forced to labor in the cotton fields.


Sustainability and the bottom line: the issues most likely to pay-or cost-companies big money

The Guardian. When it comes to corporate sustainability, what really matters? It’s a tough question to answer, especially as the diversity and complexity of issues under the umbrella of “sustainability” continues to grow.




E-Book - 2015 Conflict Minerals Filings - Insights from 2014

An E-Book of our most influential white papers of 2014 that have guided companies to conflict minerals compliance. The E-Book includes white papers on Overcoming Supplier Resistance, Conflict Minerals Compliance Programs Implementation: An Analysis of 4 Prevailing Approaches, Moving Beyond Supplier Provided Information: A Guide To Smelter Verification, and the 2015 Guide to a Successful Conflict Minerals Program.  

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FAQ - Smelter Verification Frequently Asked Questions

The Smelter Verification FAQ is a compilation of the most frequently asked questions regarding verification of supplier provided smelter information basics, research and engagement for unknown smelters, issuers and non-issuers, and publicly available smelter information.

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Diagnostic - Smelter Verification Diagnostic

A complimentary smelter verification diagnostic that will authenticate the validity of your smelters based on data from official sources, such as the LBMA, CSFI, RJC, DOC, and OECD.

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Anti Corruption - Policy, Procedures and Records Assessment 

Anti-corruption, being a major topic of discussion for the start of 2015, compliance will be a primary focus and need for many companies. Source Intelligence would like to extend a complimentary assessment, that benchmarks your current anti-corruption policies, procedures and records section of your compliance program.

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Subscription - Alerts and Updates on Conflict Minerals Resource Center 

The CMRC provides subscription for real time alerts for updates that impact conflict minerals compliance, smelter information, and the most current regulation information.  

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Webinar on Demand - Conflict Minerals Reporting: How to Get it Right By May 2015

Join us for a 30-minute webinar with Jennifer Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer and EVP Operations of SourceIntelligence, for case study based guidance on the first step to accurate data, the process and timing necessary to compile supplier data, if filing “undeterminable” is right for your company, and how to develop a program that works for 2014 reporting and beyond. 

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Webinar - Technology and Anti-Corruption Risk Management: Getting Off The Spreadsheet

The standard "spreadsheet" method of tracking and monitoring 3rd party business partners and vendors is becoming insufficient. In response to companies looking for compliance solutions that meet their global compliance needs, thought leaders will present a complimentary webinar, "Technology and Anti-Corruption Risk Management: Getting Off The Spreadsheet," on February 19, 2015 at 10 am PST/1 pm EST. 

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