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The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act requires that US publicly traded companies submit a description of their due diligence efforts as they relate to Conflict Minerals. By 2016 they must also declare if their products are “conflict free”.

Starts

26 May 2016, 14:30

Ends

26 May 2016, 16:30

Location

Hong Kong, China

Conflict Mineral

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act requires that US publicly traded companies submit a description of their due diligence efforts as they relate to Conflict Minerals. By 2016 they must also declare if their products are “conflict free”.

From the raw material to the retail outlet, brands and retailers in many industries are facing pressure to demonstrate their compliance with Conflict Minerals requirements. Stakeholders, including consumers, have high expectations. They want products whose supply chains are not tainted by violence and forced labor.

To learn more details about this important requirement impacting the supply chains, we are glad to invite you to our free seminar.

Contents

1. What are Conflict Minerals

2. Background of Dodd-Frank Act Section1502

3. What company shall do

  • The OECD Due Diligence Model
  • The use of Conflict Mineral Report Template (CMRT)
  • Introduction to Conflict Free Smelter Program

4. How SGS can help