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
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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
The Guide, published by the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), provides useful information for anyone interested in Dodd Frank and is particularly geared to businesses anywhere in the gold, tungsten or tin supply chain. Specifically in this guide you will find: A summary of Dodd Frank and how it impacts companies dealing in these minerals (tin… read more