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EU Conflict Minerals: Are We There Yet?

Decision Looming
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The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was one of the most groundbreaking pieces of legislation to go through in recent years.  Section 1502 states that all SEC publicly traded companies must go through a mandatory due diligence process to confirm their manufacturing materials are sourced, conflict free.  With the third year of reporting upon us in the US, we are looking to the European Union to make their decision on Conflict Minerals.

Ideagen Quarterly Summit - Global Resiliency - America and the World in 2050 and release of InterSection - Fall Edition of Ideagen's Quarterly Review

Ideagen Quarterly Summit and release of InterSection - Ideagen Quarterly Review (Fall 2014)
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Ideagen 100, a cross-sector, collective impact member network where the world’s leading corporations, NGO’s, and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate, hosted its latest quarterly summit at the historic Willard focused on the theme, Global Resiliency: America and the World in 2050.

EU Passes Historic Law Requiring Large Companies to Report on Sustainability

by Vikas Vij
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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The European Parliament has passed a historic law that makes it mandatory for the largest companies in Europe to include sustainability factors as an integral part of their annual financial reporting. The law, which was passed with a thumping majority vote of 599-55, will apply to publicly traded companies employing more than 500 workers.

European Window Film Association (EWFA) Video Demonstrates the Energy Efficiency Capabilities of Window Film Technology

Press Release

July 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In order to raise awareness on the capabilities and performance of window film technology, EWFA today releases a video explaining how window film contributes to recent European Union energy efficiency targets for new and existing buildings.

EU Biofuels & Indirect Land Use Change: "No deal before 2014" [VIDEO]

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Peter O’Donnell, European Affairs journalist for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, is joined by Tom Hanney, Irish Ambassador to the EU, to discuss the Indirect Land Use Change Proposal (ILUC).

Business Ramifications of International Conflict Mineral Laws

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economies proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.  

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law.

Conflict Minerals Legislation Affects BOTH Public and Private Companies

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After the United States published Dodd Frank Section 1502 on Conflict Minerals Due Diligence, Canada and the European Union were quick to follow. The United States Conflict Minerals law impacts publicly traded companies, while the Canadian Bill impacts both public and private companies. 

Join this June 12th webinar to hear from Canadian and EU officials on the international expansion of the Conflict Minerals laws and the ramifications on public and private companies around the globe.

 

Millions of Consumers Demand Solution to Human Rights Violations in the DRC

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economics proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

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