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2014-07-25 04:20:52

Corporations Should Have Comprehensive, Audit-Traceable Reporting Procedures in Place by Dec. 31; Supply Chain Risk Management Firm Source Intelligence® Urges Action Now for 2015 Reporting CARLSBAD, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two-year grace period for U.S. conflict minerals reporting requirements for large companies ends in less than six months, posing a significant challenge for the nearly 98 percent of companies that recently indicated they could not fully determine...

2014-07-11 08:22:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the Dodd-Frank reporting year 2013 98% of suppliers filed with no sourcing determination. Didn't know or not telling? While we can't be certain why virtually all filers did not have meaningful sourcing declarations, we do know that supplier education & training can improve suppliers' response time and completion rates for conflict minerals due diligence. Seven of the world's largest industry associations collaborated with...

2014-06-10 12:23:52

Issues and challenges observed in first wave of SEC filings OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On 19 June 2014, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will present a webinar on the summarized content of the conflict minerals reports submitted to the SEC for the 2013 reporting period, including observed issues and challenges arising from the data. Companies under scope of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act are required to submit a Conflict Minerals Report to the SEC as an...

2014-06-02 16:21:47

Surface Mount Tantalum Capacitors Identified as Conflict-Free GREENVILLE, S.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today released its 2013 Conflict Minerals Report, submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in accordance with U.S. law. The Conflict Minerals Report provides details on the company's efforts to ensure that all KEMET tantalum materials are sourced conflict-free, either through the...

2014-06-02 04:20:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline for public companies' first disclosure to the SEC on conflict minerals has finally arrived, and one thing is becoming very clear--there's still lots of work to be done to get to transparency. Companies filings offer minimal transparency to where tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG) are sourced. Source Intelligence gives companies a method to ensure their filings will be successful when filing indeterminable will no longer be an...

2014-05-28 12:23:36

In recognition of outstanding work: IPC, the global association for the printed circuit board and electronics industry, honors three iPoint employees REUTLINGEN, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the "Distinguished Committee Service Award", the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) honored Joerg Walden, CEO of iPoint-systems, as well as Achim Schrempp and Andreas Schiffleitner, Project and Product Managers at iPoint. They were awarded for their...

2014-05-28 12:21:11

NEWTON, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck today announced that its Fabricated Products Division has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. H.C. Starck maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91427 "H. C....

2014-05-16 08:20:38

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Source Intelligence has added aerospace, defense and energy group Meggitt to its growing list of global customers. Meggitt represents a growing class of companies that, although not required to comply with the Dodd-Frank legislation, are committed to ethical sourcing. Source Intelligence CEO Jess Kraus commented: "More and more corporations like UK-based Meggitt have been showing an interest in demonstrating...

2014-05-13 08:23:16

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The frenzy of regulation appeals, statements and final guidance by the SEC and Appeals Court has left companies required to comply clamoring for answers about what it all means to them. In response to requests by global brands, Source Intelligence held a webinar to debrief companies on the recent SEC and Appeals Court decisions regarding compliance with section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act. Demand for the webinar was unprecedented. To address the...

2014-04-30 08:23:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, SEC Chair Mary Jo White upheld the SEC's position to move forward and enforce the conflict minerals rule. White's statement, in which she pointed out that the court "went out of its way" to uphold the rule, rippled certainty that the conflict minerals rule will remain in effect. White further advised companies to expect guidance from the SEC in order to comply with the June 2, 2014 filing deadline. "I applaud Chair White's...


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