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July 5, 2011

Conflict Minerals Due Diligence: What Can Companies Expect?

As soon as next month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will issue regulations requiring public companies to report on “conflict minerals” in their supply chains. But what does it mean for companies to manage their supply chains in a responsible manner? And what will stakeholders expect for companies at different ends of the supply chain, from mines to retailers?

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May 24, 2011

Creating a Supply Chain Strategy for Conflict Minerals

In this video, learn about the steps company leaders should take—from visioning and internal alignment through supply chain mapping and external engagement—to address conflict minerals in their supply chains.

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September 28, 2010

The Path to ‘Conflict-Free’: Risk Management or Responsibility?

Addressing the root causes of the "conflict minerals" issue in the Democratic Republic of the Congo requires a multi-industry approach that includes alignment of company activities, broader ownership of the issue, empowerment of the intended beneficiaries, and engagement with policymakers and governments. Photo courtesy of Pact,

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