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December 14th, 2016
EU Finalizes Agreement on Conflict Minerals Regulation

The European Union (EU) has finalizes the agreement on a conflict minerals regulation on November 22, 2016. The agreement regulation aims to set requirements for EU smelters, refiners and direct importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) into the EU. The requirements are based from the OECD Guidance framework. The regulation details the important… read more

October 12th, 2016
Conflict Minerals Reporting: Is Your Company Ready?

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act requires that companies traded on US stock exchanges disclose if conflict minerals in their products, such as tantalum, tin, tungsten, or gold, originated from conflict zones. Furniture and components can contain any one of these substances, but it can be difficult for manufacturers and retailers to determine… read more

November 3rd, 2015
UL Webinar – Responsible Sourcing and Conflict Minerals

Did you know UL helps companies design and implement measures to increase transparency when sourcing raw materials? Did you know we provide customers a complete conflict minerals software solution, enabling manufacturers and retailers to make smarter purchasing decisions about the sourcing of materials, ingredients and products with clarity and confidence? Our global expertise in responsible sourcing allows… read more

August 25th, 2015
Responsible Sourcing and Conflict Minerals Seminar, Denmark

Did you know the European Parliament voted, with a vast majority, to establish a mandatory reporting regime for “all Union importers” of conflict minerals from conflict zones in the world? Did you know UL helps companies design and implement measures to increase transparency when sourcing raw materials? Did you know we provide customers a complete conflict minerals software… read more

March 9th, 2015
Preparing for Conflict Minerals Reporting: Is Your Company Ready?

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act requires that companies traded on US stock exchanges disclose if conflict minerals, such as tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold present in their products originated from the conflict zones.  These substances can be found in Medical Devices, Lab Equipment, Health & Beauty products and their components, but, even… read more

November 10th, 2014
Preparing for Conflict Minerals Reporting: Is Your Company Ready?

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act requires that companies traded on US stock exchanges disclose if conflict minerals, such as tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold present in their products originated from the conflict zones. Furniture and components can contain any one of these substances, but it can be difficult for manufacturers and retailers… read more

September 29th, 2014
Avoiding Pitfalls in Your Conflict Minerals Program: Free Webinar

Join UL Information & Insights on October 15 at 10:30 am EDT for a discussion on the challenges companies face in implementing conflict mineral programs, potential gaps in current approaches, and proposed solutions to mitigate risk and complexity.  Register here.

September 17th, 2014
UL Introduces New WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform to Meet Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Requirements

UL’s newest division finds conflict minerals hiding in complex global supply chains and helps companies meet reporting requirements   September 16, 2014 – Northbrook, IL – UL’s Information & Insights (I&I) division has a comprehensive lineup of supply chain information, tools and subject-matter experts that can help companies identify conflict minerals sources and put the… read more

September 17th, 2014
UL Introduces New WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform to Meet Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Requirements

UL’s newest division finds conflict minerals hiding in complex global supply chains and helps companies meet reporting requirements September 16, 2014 – Northbrook, IL – UL’s Information & Insights (I&I) division has a comprehensive lineup of supply chain information, tools and subject-matter experts that can help companies identify conflict minerals sources and put the mandated… read more

September 2nd, 2014
What Companies Need to Know About the U.S. Business Supply Chain Transparency Act

In response to persistent business-related human rights concerns, there has been a clear and growing legislative trend in the United States towards greater supply chain transparency, traceability, and disclosure requirements. The Dodd Frank Act, Section 1502 on conflict minerals, and the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) on human trafficking, are… read more