CARLSBAD, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlsbad, CA based Source Intelligence embarked on a series of IDC Manufacturing Insight-authored case studies to develop a conflict minerals "best practices" resource across 5 industries. Insight will be based on actual compliance programs awarded to Source Intelligence and cover the 2013 reporting period. The first phase of the case study initiative will offer conflict mineral compliance challenges, successes and lessons learned by showcasing a model Source Intelligence customer in the Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Electronics industries.
"Source Intelligence is committed to sharing invaluable insights based on actual 2013 programs with stakeholders impacted by the conflict minerals compliance. It was a natural fit for us to sponsor IDC to develop these case studies given their business and IT expertise in supply chain and brand-oriented value chain issues," commented Source Intelligence Chief Business Officer, Lina Ramos. "Technology and consumer demand for ethical sourcing has catalyzed a trend for transparency not just in the supply chain but up and down the entire value chain. Based on broader supply chain program requests from our customers, conflict minerals compliance is just the beginning."
In 2012, the SEC adopted Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Rule requiring public companies to disclose whether their products contain conflict minerals: tin, tantalum, tungsten or gold (3TG) originating from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries. The deadline for the first SEC filing is May 31, 2014. Source Intelligence offers global brands a comprehensive Conflict Mineral compliance platform, which expands into FCPA and chemical management, MSDS/SDS and Supplier Assessments for a total vendor risk management solution.
The first webinar will broadcast on April 24, featuring the Oil and Gas Industry and a model company's insights. Register here.
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