The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the Conflict Minerals 13p-1 ruling in August 2012. For the last 3+ years, public companies have filed a “Form SD” with their annual filings documenting their adherence to declaring whether or not their products contain tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo – a war torn ;
More devastating is the linkage between sourcing from war torn regions and the potential for forced labor, human trafficking, and slavery. Migrant labor is often targeted by brokers who restrict freedom of movement, collect exorbitant fees, withhold earnings and visas, and in some regions sell workers into slavery.
The United States and the European Union regulate supply chain activities and demand accountability from all who do business in these regions. It is essential that companies understand the existing laws and meet requirements for due diligence and supply chain transparency.
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND
If a company manufacturers or supplies parts and materials containing conflict minerals or uses subcontracted labor that may hide the presence of forced labor, trafficking, or slave labor, then that company risks above enforcement the potential for lost customers, negative branding, and a sharp decrease in revenues.
This webinar will define the risks, identify key legislation and its components, and offer potential solutions for how to manage compliance and proper due diligence.
An in depth look into regulations enacted to manage sourcing of materials from war torn countries and the prevention of supply chain human trafficking and slave.
WHO WILL BENEFIT
This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in:
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Kelly Eisenhardt is Co-Founder and Managing Director of BlueCircle Advisors responsible for business development, consulting, and training services focused on environmental compliance and corporate social responsibility.
Her experience working in technology and sustainability roles for companies such as EMC, PTC, and Fair Factories Clearinghouse have given her a strong foundation to create compliance programs, build sustainability and reporting programs, implement data collection technologies, and manage initiatives that identify CSR risk in facilities, products, and supply chains. She is a writer for industry trade publications such as EnvironmentEnergyPro, CSRwire, CSR@Risk, and an invited guest blogger at Triple Pundit on trends in compliance, supply chain, and sustainable product development.
BlueCircle Advisors is a social good consultancy in CSR Risk Management focused on helping companies make environmentally safe products, reducing carbon footprint by using less energy, and instituting fair working conditions in global supply chains.
30 Aug 2017 @ 01:00 am
30 Aug 2017 @ 02:00 am
Duration: 1 hours