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  • Conflict Minerals Statement

    Ref: Inquiries on - Conflict Metals or Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010: Section 1502 - Conflict Minerals. Henkel undertakes due diligence to attempt to determine if use of any of the "conflict minerals" in our products directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups.

  • Conflict Minerals

     · Conflict Minerals. The Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures, in conjunction with other State Department bureaus and U.S. agencies, actively works to sever the links between mineral resources and conflict through government-to-government diplomatic efforts. The office also builds international support for due diligence guidelines intended to ...

  • Conflict Minerals | Topics | BSR

    Blog Conflict Minerals'' Child Labor Problem France Bourgouin, Former Manager, BSR Companies sourcing tin, tantalum, and tungsten from the Democratic Republic of the Congo need to be concerned with more than just conflict minerals: Child labor in mines …

  • The next frontier of conflict minerals: South America ...

     · Former NDP MP Paul Dewar introduced a bill, defeated at second reading in the last Parliament, to put tighter controls on conflict minerals from the Great Lakes region in Africa used to produce smartphones and laptops. Trade in conflict minerals appears to have now emerged in Venezuela. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

  • NDP introduces bill to battle ''conflict minerals'' in Congo ...

     · OTTAWA - NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar has introduced a bill to fight the spread of so-called "conflict minerals" in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Behind the Problem of Conflict Minerals in DR Congo ...

     · The solutions currently proposed to deal with the problem of conflict minerals can only avoid these delicate issues for a while, issues already set out in the Kassem report in 2002. At a time when the world is involved in a race to obtain raw material, the problem of conflict minerals needs political and not technical solutions.

  • Conflict Minerals Reporting: Best Practices for Meeting ...

    Conflict Minerals Reporting: Best Practices to Meet Your Deadline. Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act obligates U.S. publicly-traded companies to demonstrate due diligence in their supply chains and report on their use of conflict minerals, which are defined as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TGs).

  • STAND

     · NDP to introduce federal bill on conflict minerals . NDP introduces federal bill on conflict minerals, providing a blueprint for how to source minerals responsibly! Law would ensure that consumer electronics are free of minerals that are fuelling violence in Democratic Republic of the Congo .

  • US Conflict Minerals Management: Is Your Supply Chain at ...

     · Conflict minerals sourcing falls outside of a company''s core operations, making it more difficult to identify the underlying risks typically driven by ESG factors, including human rights abuses ...

  • NDP introduces bill to battle ''conflict minerals'' in Congo ...

     · NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar has introduced a bill to fight the spread of so-called "conflict minerals" in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Capri Holdings Limited

    Conflict Minerals Policy. Capri Holdings Limited and its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, "Capri," "we," "us" and "our") are committed to ensuring full compliance with the U.S. Conflict Minerals Rule as it relates to the use of "conflict minerals" in products manufactured by us or on our behalf (the "Conflict ...

  • Responsible Minerals Sourcing | NXP Semiconductors

     · The Conflict Minerals regulation in the United States (Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and the Consumer Protection Act) applies to companies who must report to the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). These companies are required to review their products and determine whether tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) are ...

  • Petition · Pass Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act ...

    Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act, proposed by NDP Member of Parliament Paul Dewar, is a House of Commons Private Member''s Bill set to go to a Second Reading vote in September 2014. STAND strongly supports the vision of the Conflict Minerals Act, which is: to curtail the trade in conflict minerals through requiring companies to adopt ...

  • Conflict Minerals Policy – Chase Corporation

    Conflict Minerals Policy CHASE CORPORATION CONFLICT MINERALS POLICY. Background. In 2010, Congress enacted Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act") to address the exploitation and trade of certain minerals which contribute to violence and human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC") and its ...

  • Aladdin Separation Technologies : 03/01/2013

    NDP introduces conflict minerals bill to battle resource exploitation in Congo . ... If Mr. Dewar succeeds in gaining momentum for the bill – after having a previous conflict minerals bill die on the order paper ahead of the 2011 federal election – the use of minerals such as "gold, cassiterite, wolframite and coltan and their derivatives ...

  • Remembering Paul Dewar''s stand on blood minerals | Ricochet

     · The proceeds from mineral sales in turn financed armed rebel groups (to the tune of $185 million U.S. in 2008, according to the U.S.-based NGO Enough Project) and provided the financial oxygen to a conflict (initially over land and politics) that has dragged on for more than two decades and killed over 5 million people.

  • Conflict Minerals | CBC Radio

     · A look at the minerals used in our tech gadgets, sometimes called "conflict minerals" depending on how and where they were mined. MP Paul Dewar, the NDP foreign affairs critic, on the Conflict ...

  • Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirements and Corporate ...

     · The conflict minerals rule faced legal challenges, as manufacturing industry representatives and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce argued that it was inadequate on economic and company size grounds and that it infringed on companies'' rights under the First Amendment [Dynda Thomas, "Challenging the Conflict Minerals Rule: A Review of the Docket—Petitioners'' Brief and …

  • Conflict Minerals Report

    The SEC''s conflict minerals rules require certain issuers to publicly disclose information related to the use in their products of minerals originating in the DRC and the countries adjoining the DRC ("Covered Countries"). Adjoining countries are those countries that share an internationally recognized border with the DRC. According to the Dodd ...

  • Canada''s New Democrats propose law on conflict minerals ...

     · The legislation also provides a method for sourcing minerals responsibly from conflict-torn areas. NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar first proposed the bill in the fall of 2010 but it fell off ...

  • Think You''re Not Part of the Congo Conflict? Check Your ...

     · The conflict in the Congo is fuelled and funded by minerals -- gold, tin, tungsten, and tantalum. Too often, these minerals end up in our cellphones, computers, and jewellery. These conflict ...

  • Draft MINING AND MINERAL POLICY FOR UGANDA 2018

    DRAFT GREEN PAPER ON THE MINES & MINERALS POLICY FOR UGANDA Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines, Plot 21 - 29, Johnstone Road ... by 2020 according to the National Development Plan (NDP) II (2015-2020) and Vision 2040 towards achievement of the Middle income status. ... provide for traceability of conflict minerals, promote in-country ...

  • Cell Phones, Conflict Minerals And Canada: The Jane ...

     · The campaign asks Canadian Members of Parliament to pass an NDP private member''s bill called the Conflict Minerals Act (Bill C-486), which would require Canadian companies using minerals from ...

  • Conflict Minerals Regulation explained

     · The regulation explained. On 1 January 2021 a new law will come into full force across the EU – the Conflict Minerals Regulation. It aims to help stem the trade in four minerals – tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold – which sometimes finance armed conflict or are mined using forced labour.

  • The Conflict Minerals Act Campaign

    Bill C-486. Introduced on March 26th 2013 by MP Paul Dewar (NDP), Bill C-486(the Conflict Minerals Act), is set to go to a Second Reading vote currently scheduled for September 17th, 2014.This legislation would require Canadian companies that use designated minerals originating in the Great Lakes Region of Africa (which contains the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and several other ...

  • Dewar calls on Commons to challenge resource exploitation ...

    OTTAWA - NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar has introduced a bill and a campaign to challenge the mining of minerals linked to armed conflict in the Congo.

  • SEC.gov | FACT SHEET

     · Disclosing the Use of Conflict Minerals Background. In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, which directs the Commission to issue rules requiring certain companies to disclose their use of conflict minerals if those minerals are "necessary to the functionality or production of a product" manufactured by those companies.

  • NDP to introduce federal bill on conflict minerals

     · The NDP is about to reintroduce legislation designed to ensure Canadian companies are not using conflict minerals in their supply chain – and that consumers can be certain their smartphones and ...

  • Conflict Minerals Reporting Template

    The Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) is a free, standardized reporting template developed by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) that facilitates the transfer of information through the supply chain regarding mineral country of origin and …

  • Petition · Pass Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act ...

    Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act, proposed by NDP Member of Parliament Paul Dewar, is a House of Commons Private Member''s Bill set to go to a Second Reading vote in September 2014. STAND strongly supports the vision of the Conflict Minerals Act, which is: to curtail the trade in conflict minerals …

  • The Congo''s tin soldiers (Blood Minerals) – by Jennifer ...

     · The Congo''s tin soldiers (Blood Minerals) – by Jennifer Wells (Toronto Star – June 26, 2011) ... Bee-see-aye — has become an infamous touchstone, representing one of the "Ts" in the group of so-called "3TG conflict minerals" targeted by American legislators. Historically heavily militarized, the mineral deposit has been stripped ...

  • What are conflict minerals?

    The term Conflict Minerals describes 4 elements – Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten and Gold, and is commonly referred to as 3TG. But what makes these minerals "Conflict Minerals"? In short, if the income derived from the trading of these minerals is used to finance armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and surrounding countries ...

  • Conflict Minerals Statement – XALT Energy

    Conflict Minerals XALT Energy, LLC., and their affiliates, certify that, to the best of its knowledge, none of our suppliers products are sourced, manufactured or processed with "Conflict Minerals" from the Democratic Republic of the Congo that contain gold, columbite-tantalite (coltan), cassiterite, wolframite, or their derivatives ...

  • Conflict Minerals Policy | Amgen

    Conflict Minerals Policy Background. In recent years there has been increased concern that the exploitation and trade of certain minerals originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries are helping to finance armed conflict characterized by extreme levels of violence.

  • Conflict Minerals

    Conflict Minerals are minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses, by various armed rebel groups. The profits from the sale of these minerals finance continued fighting in the ongoing wars. These minerals include Cassiterite (tin), Wolframite (tungsten), Coltan (tantalum), and Gold. They''ve become known as 3TG.

  • Conflict Minerals | Jewish World Watch | Jewish World Watch

    > Conflict Minerals. Digging for coltan (tantalum) in the DRC. Photo by Mike Ramsdell One of the main drivers of violence and the predatory nature of all armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the vast mineral resources in the eastern region of North and South Kivu. Violence is being fueled by a multi-million dollar illicit ...

  • New Democrats take action to end the use of conflict minerals

     · "The conflict minerals that end up in many products like cell phones and game consoles are responsible for funding and fuelling a war that has killed more than 5 million people in the Congo," said New Democrat Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar, who introduced the bill in Parliament.

  • conflict minerals act | Nyarugusu Camp Voices

     · Minerals may be everywhere, but conflict doesn''t have to be. Together, we can take conflict out of Canadian homes – and, in doing so, out of the Congo. Paul Dewar is the Canadian Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and the Foreign Affairs Critic for the NDP Official Opposition.

  • Conservatives oppose action on conflict minerals

     · NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) issued the following statement following the defeat of his private member''s bill on conflict minerals: "Last night, the Conservatives voted against cutting off a significant funding source for some of the most violent extremists in the world who have killed, raped, and injured millions ...