Is the Conflict Minerals Law Helping?
Those toiling away for the second required conflict minerals filings are sure to wonder whether the law is having any positive impact. Politico has an interesting article about a trip to the DRC in an attempt to answer that question. The author was told “not a single mine was tagging its output so that buyers could identify the mine at which it had originated.” “Tagging is very expensive, . . . We don’t have the partners to pay for it.” Of course, it’s only one person’s perspective.
Elm Sustainability Partners LLC also has a good checklist to use for final preparation of your conflict minerals filing.
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