Why Europe Needs to Regulate the Trade in Conflict Minerals

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Why Europe Needs to Regulate the Trade in Conflict Minerals

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 3:30pm

Corruption crackdowns alive and well in Brazil 

Corporate Counsel. Last month, the Brazilian Federal Police launched 45 early morning raids on major Brazilian companies, including state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (also known as Petrobras). 


Why Europe needs to regulate the trade in minerals

World Economic Forum. Natural resources should be a major contributor to development in some of the countries that need it most. And yet, in some of world’s poorest and most fragile states, they bring just the opposite.


Prop. 65's warning signs of chemical hazards may require more detail

LA Times. The ubiquitous, state-mandated warning signs about potential chemical hazards in bars, gas stations, parking garages and dozens of other locations may be in for a change.

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is standing up for peace in the Congo

Enough Project. Superbowl MVP and Enough celebrity upstander Aaron Rodgers wants you to join him on the field before his December 8th Monday Night Football game against the Atlanta Falcons. It only costs $10 to enter, and the funds benefit Enough’s Raise Hope for Congo Campaign.


Sanofi whistleblower alleges massive kickback scheme, says $1 billion 'missing from company'

The FCPA Blog. A former paralegal for Sanofi claims she was fired in September in retaliation for revealing a huge scheme involving kickbacks to doctors that violated U.S. federal law. 



Webinar on Demand - Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals, A Guide to Understanding the Facts (Chinese translation now available)

The verification of supplier-provided smelter information is a growing concern for conflict minerals due diligence in industries large and small. Are you confident in your smelter verification process and aware of the pit falls to avoid? Download this webinar on demand to obtain industry leading knowledge on the newest Conflict Minerals Reporting Template version 3.02 updates, issues with publicly available data, critical insight about anticipated problems and information on how a Smelter Verification Program can be a cost-efficient service offering. Also, due to a high interest for the webinar to be released in Chinese, the link to watch the first ever webinar for Smelter Verification translated to Chinese has also been provided. 

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Watch Chinese version now/ 现在看中文版 >> 

Webinar on Demand - Anti Corruption Crack Down

Source Intelligence teamed with the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe) to offer an informative, Anti-Corruption Crack Down Webinar that presents key priorities for addressing supply chain risk, and what can be done to protect companies and brands from corruption. Download the webinar below.

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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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