25 Sep '12, 1pm

Tackling tungsten, tin: Choosing tools for conflict mineral reports

Tackling tungsten, tin: Choosing tools for conflict mineral reports

Editor's note: This is the second article in a four-part series about how companies can comply with the SEC's new rule on conflict mineral reporting from the Responsible Sourcing Network. The first article provided guidance on how to determine whether a company is required to report , while this piece will discuss systems and tools designed to facilitate the reporting process. Come back to GreenBiz to read the remaining two articles in the series. Now that the SEC rule for Section 1502 for reporting conflict minerals has been approved, many companies are asking themselves how to know if their products contain tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold -- the four designated “conflict minerals.” It's actually fairly simple to find out the “ingredients” in a given product (reference a simple cheat sheet here ). But knowing where the mineral ore comes from and under what conditions it ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2012/09/25/tackling-tools-co...

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