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Ridding The Supply Chain Of Conflict Minerals

 · [+] The conflict in the Congo has often been linked to a struggle for control over its minerals resources. The Congo is rich in mineral resources such as gold, diamonds, tin, and cobalt.

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The dark side of our raw-materials supply chain | SpringerLink

 · In light of these developments, it is rather conspicuous that cobalt is not among the minerals that are subject to the European Union''s new conflict minerals law, a law which came into effect as recently as June 2017. The purview of the law includes only the four raw materials tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold.

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10 ''Vice'' Documentaries That Will Change The Way You See ...

 · Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo with Suroosh Alvi ... The resulting interviews provide an unsettling glance into the state of the most well-known military prison no one knows that much about. Regardless of your political ideology or personal philosophy, this documentary is worth the watch. ...

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What are conflict minerals?

The term Conflict Minerals describes 4 elements – Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten and Gold, and is commonly referred to as 3TG. But what makes these minerals "Conflict Minerals"? In short, if the income derived from the trading of these minerals is used to finance armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and surrounding countries ...

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PRAISE FOR Our Web of Inconvenient Truths | Reduce Our ...

Katie Singer has sounded the alarm: The Internet consumes unsustainable amounts of electricity and conflict minerals. It generates greenhouse gases and waste. With the semiconductor industry reporting that we may not have enough electricity to power computers by 2040, industry, legislators and consumers must understand the current disturbing ...

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Conflict Minerals Policy – Chase Corporation

Conflict Minerals Policy CHASE CORPORATION CONFLICT MINERALS POLICY. Background. In 2010, Congress enacted Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act") to address the exploitation and trade of certain minerals which contribute to violence and human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC") and its ...

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Conflict Minerals

 · "Conflict Minerals" are minerals containing tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold such as cassiterite, columbrite-tantalite, coltan, and wolframite which originate in countries of conflict including: Angola, Burundi, Congo Republic, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Zambia, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. A significant portion of the profits from mining are ...

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Tesla Employee Handbook Is Nothing Like Other Employee ...

 · A Look At Tesla''s Conflict Minerals Report. ... and unsettling to many corporate types who believed the way to get ahead was to conform to the dictates of the boss at all times.

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Conflict Minerals

Conflict Minerals Disclosure. Reporting Period: January 1 to December 31, 2020. Fossil Group, Inc. This is the Conflict Minerals Report of Fossil Group, Inc. ("Fossil") for calendar year 2020 provided in accordance with Rule 13p-1 ("Rule 13p-1") under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "1934 Act"). Please refer to Rule 13p-1 ...

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Certificate of Non-use of Conflict Minerals

Based on a Guarantee of Non-use of Conflict Minerals, and EICC Conflict Minerals Report Templates obtained from our material suppliers, Abracon Corporation hereby declares that, to the best of our knowledge, our products do not contain any of the following Conflict Minerals or their derivatives: Gold(Au), Tantalum (Ta), Tungsten (W) and Tin (Sn).

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Conflict Mineral Definition | EcoVadis

Conflict Minerals refer to raw materials or minerals that come from a particular part of the world where conflict is occurring and affects the mining and trading of those materials. These conflict minerals are tin, tantalum, tungsten (the "3 T''s") and gold which are mined in eastern Congo and are in all consumer electronics products, as ...

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Conflict Minerals Policy | Nordson Corporation

Conflict Minerals April 2015 Dear Valued Customer: We appreciate your inquiry concerning Nordson Corporation''s (and any of its subsidiaries, collectively referred to as "Nordson") policy and practices concerning the use of "conflict minerals" originating from the Democratic Republic of Congo or an adjoining country.

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Conflict minerals used in IT products drive wars and human ...

Conflict minerals are used in IT products but are also connected to armed conflicts, human rights abuses, health risks and environmental degradation.

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Responsible Minerals Sourcing | NXP Semiconductors

 · The Conflict Minerals regulation in the United States (Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and the Consumer Protection Act) applies to companies who must report to the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). These companies are required to review their products and determine whether tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) are ...

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Five Practical Steps to Support SEC Conflict Minerals ...

related to DRC conflict minerals, as defined in the Dodd-Frank Act, this paper focuses exclusively on DRC conflict minerals. Although the OECD Guidance applies to minerals from 1 As defined in 2010 United States legislation, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and …

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Quest Diagnostics : Conflict Minerals Policy

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Conflict Minerals Policy. Quest Diagnostics is the world''s leading provider of diagnostic testing information services. We provide insights that empower and enable patients, physicians, hospitals, integrated delivery networks health plans, employers and others to make better healthcare decisions.

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Why PLM is Being Transformed Into a Platform

 · It is a rational response to globalization and the unsettling way it turns innovations into commodities, as we noted above. Good, fast, and cheap have to become even better, faster still, and cheaper yet. ... Minimize the use of energy-intensive raw materials and be aware of regulations covering conflict minerals mined in war zones. Maximize ...

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Conflict Minerals | Schlumberger

"Conflict minerals" means tin (cassiterite), tungsten (wolframite), tantalum (columbite tantalite or coltan), gold, or their derivatives, which originate in the covered countries. Schlumberger recognizes that there are serious human rights abuses associated with the extraction, transportation and trade in minerals in the covered countries.

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Conflict Minerals Services

Conflict Minerals Services Intertek''s conflict mineral strategy, consulting and auditing services provide guidance to help companies comply with US requirements. A growing number of countries and regions have or are in the process of implementing conflict mineral legislation to control the use of conflict minerals in products.

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What Are Conflict Minerals?

The Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) was created by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), and has become the industry standard for reporting and supplier declarations. The template provides an efficient way for suppliers to disclose country of origin and smelter or refiner (SOR) information to their customers.

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Conflict Minerals Policy

Conflict minerals refer to tantalum, tungsten, tin, and gold originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and its adjoining countries ("Covered Countries"). There are concerns that the conflict minerals fund armed forces of the Covered Countries causing many deaths of their own people and infringement of human rights in the course of ...

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80% of Companies Don''t Know If Their Products Contain ...

 · Conflict minerals might be three, four, or more steps back in the supply chain. Of course, firms could seek to avoid buying tantalum from any suppliers that source from the DRC. The problem is ...

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Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirements and Corporate ...

 · The conflict minerals rule faced legal challenges, as manufacturing industry representatives and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce argued that it was inadequate on economic and company size grounds and that it infringed on companies'' rights under the First Amendment [Dynda Thomas, "Challenging the Conflict Minerals Rule: A Review of the Docket—Petitioners'' Brief and …

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Conflict Minerals Disclosure

The SEC rules define conflict minerals as 3TG metals, wherever extracted. For example, tin extracted in Canada, Russia or Argentina is considered a conflict mineral by definition. In the SEC rule, "DRC conflict-free" is defined as minerals that were extracted and did not directly or indirectly benefit armed groups in the covered countries.

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ABB Policy on Conflict Minerals — ABB Group

ABB Policy on Conflict Minerals. ABB strives to be a good corporate citizen. We are committed to ensuring the health, safety and protection of people who come into contact with our products and business. We require high social, environmental and human rights standards among our suppliers. Managing our obligations in relation to Conflict ...

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Conflict Minerals Reporting: Best Practices for Meeting ...

Conflict Minerals Reporting: Best Practices to Meet Your Deadline. Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act obligates U.S. publicly-traded companies to demonstrate due diligence in their supply chains and report on their use of conflict minerals, which are defined as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TGs).

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Conflict Minerals Compliance Statement

Conflict Minerals Compliance Statement Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and the Securities and Exchange Commission Rules adopted in connection therewith, require certain corporations to report the use of "Conflict Minerals" in …

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Conflict Minerals

 · Conflict Minerals. The Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures, in conjunction with other State Department bureaus and U.S. agencies, actively works to sever the links between mineral resources and conflict through government-to-government diplomatic efforts. The office also builds international support for due diligence guidelines intended to ...

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Conflict Minerals: Peering Into Supply Chain Unsettling

 · Conflict Minerals: Peering Into Supply Chain Unsettling John Hall Mar 18, 2014 As firms peel back the layers on their supply chains, they are discovering a …

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Conflict Minerals Policy

Conflict minerals refer to the mineral precursors of the metals tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold (3TG), which are found in small amounts in virtually all electronic products. Revenue from mining these minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and nine neighboring countries has been linked to funding for groups engaged in extreme ...

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Conflict Minerals

Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and its implementing regulations, United States law now requires that U.S. companies report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on the origin of Conflict Minerals in products manufactured by the company and show due diligence if Conflict Minerals are sourced from the DRC or an adjoining …

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Conflict-Free Supply Chain and Intel

"Conflict minerals", as defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is a broad term that means tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold, regardless of whether these minerals finance conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries.

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