Conflict Minerals Events

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Webinar Series: Prepare a Winning Conflict Minerals Disclosure

March and April 2016

John Logan of Green Status Pro combined with Mike Loch of Responsible Trade and Laurence Heim of Elm Sustainability Partners LLC to conduct a series of 2 hour highly interactive webinars to assist compliance professionals in preparing their corporate Conflict Minerals Disclosure to meet the May 31, 2016 filing deadline.

 

Mike Loch and John Logan began each session presenting the research findings from their eBook, 9 Actions for Improving Your Form SD and Conflict Minerals Report Rating.

 

Next, Lawrence joined Mike and John in conducting a Live Review of Conflict Minerals Disclosures. Using anonymized drafts of Conflict Minerals Disclosures from participants and publically available filings, the experts highlighted various reporting issues and led all participants in a discussion of strengths and weaknesses of approaches taken to help participants get the best score they deserve!

 

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Webinar: Conflict Minerals Buyer's Guide and Trends for 2015

January 22nd, Online Webinar Recording

Get ready for 2015! With less than 4 months until Year 2 SEC filings are due, many companies, both public and private, need help completing their RCOI reports and documenting due diligence. Learn about best practices to determine if a software solution is necessary to assist in these efforts.

 

In this recording, you will learn:

  • The best time to implement a software solution
  • Best practices to conduct a company self-assessment and determine your needs
  • How to prioritize your goals and lay out a roadmap to achieve your goals
  • What are the important questions to ask vendors when moving through the buying process
  • Changes and trends Green Status Pro sees coming throughout 2015

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Webinar: How Quantum is Improving Its Conflict Minerals Data

December 3rd, Online Webinar Recording

 

Quantum is the leader in scale out storage, archive, and data protection. It is also leading the charge to increase accuracy in conflict minerals supply chain reporting.In this effort, Quantum has created the Quantum Accurate Conflict Minerals Reporting Initiative. The QACMRI is designed to help companies in its supply chain overcome accuracy reporting challenges.

In this session:

  • Garry Felker of Quantum will discuss the challenges that motivated Quantum to launch the QACMRI and how it has helped Quantum.
  • John Logan of Green Status Pro will discuss how companies in the QACMRI are able to comply with the CMRT v3.02 update more accurately, faster, and cheaper than ever.
  • Rob Kasameyer of Green Status Pro will detail how the QACMRI works for Quantum and it suppliers.

 

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Webinar Series: Managing Crises in Conflict Minerals Supply Chains

October 28th, Online Webinar Recording

 

Green Status Pro hosted a 2-part online webinar series discussing how to avoid letting conflict minerals reporting cause a crisis.

 

The second part of our webinar series focused on how operating managers and legal counsel can implement conflict minerals programs that avoid putting their company in the public spotlight due to poor report and use it as a strategic advantage.

 

In this session you will learn: 

  • How increased supply chain transparency has created issues for companies in the past decade.
  • An auditor's expectations of a company during an Independent Private Sector Audit (IPSA) of the company's conflict minerals programs.
  • Best practices for turning a conflict minerals program into a productive investment that adds value to a company's corporate responsibility strategy.

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Webinar Series: Managing Crises in Conflict Minerals Supply Chains

October 14th, Online Webinar Recording

 

Green Status Pro is hosting an 2-part online webinar series discussing how to avoid letting conflict minerals reporting cause a crisis.

 

The first part of our webinar series focused on how compliance officers can avoid overlooking data or reporting on bad data from their supply chain.

 

In this session you will learn: 

  • How increased supply chain transparency has created issues for companies in the past decade.
  • About the information required during an Independent Private Sector Audit (IPSA) of conflict minerals programs.
  • How to manage the overwhelming data created by multiple versions of the industry-standard Conflict Minerals Reporting Template.

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Webinar: May 31st Deadline: Conflict Minerals Lessons Learned 

Recorded on May 1st, 2014

 

Leading practitioners describe the challenges they faced implementing the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Reporting requirement in their companies; their solutions; and the improvements they will make in their programs during 2014.

 

Key lessons learned include:

  • “Know what your customers really require”

  • “You can’t just rely on information from your suppliers – they are not validating their own data”

  • “Sorting through the smelter information is very time consuming.”

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