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Responsible Supply Chain & Minerals Sourcing

Growing consumer expectations of ethical procurement practices, and new legislative developments (such as the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation), are forcing companies to dig even deeper across their global minerals supply chain.

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On 29 November from 4pm to 7pm Deloitte’s Responsible Supply Chain practice is organizing a workshop to drill deeper and provide you with a comprehensive context on risks and opportunities related to responsible sourcing, while defining needs, appetite and potential solutions to enhance supply chain transparency and value creation for brands. We will go deeper into imminent legislation on conflict minerals, affecting the mining, automotive, electronics, medical device and aerospace industries among others, but other perspectives of supply chain sustainability will also be discussed. Come and warm up with us for more discussions to come around these topics.

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EU Conflict minerals regulation: implications and lessons learnt from the Dodd-Frank Act in the US

On 17 May 2017, the EU Parliament and EU Council adopted new import regulation on ‘Conflict Minerals’ under Regulation 2017/821. Through the raw materials covered under the EU ‘Conflict Minerals’ Regulation, (tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold), companies importing the minerals used in producing mobile phones, technology, automotive products, as well as jewellery or medical devices, will especially be impacted. 

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