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Sustainable Brands Magazine: Rollback Dodd-Frank won’t stop the shift towards greater transparency

President Donald Trump issued two executive orders last week geared at scaling back or replacing financial regulations that he deems a burden to commerce and growth. […]

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Mining Review: New ASM Guidelines aim to raise global standards

RCS Global and the IGF have launched the first universal framework designed to improve how governments manage artisanal and small-scale mining. The guidance comes at […]

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FCPA Blog: Cobalt is a compliance headache (with a cure)

An interesting but little covered milestone was reached in Japan this year. The country now boasts more electric charging points for cars than it does petrol stations. […]

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Compliance Week: Cobalt may be the next big challenge for corporate sustainability

By now, four years into the process, public companies are no doubt starting to get the swing of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s conflict minerals […]

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FT This is Africa: Trump administration looks to weaken rules on conflict minerals

In the US, the Trump administration has ordered a review of Dodd-Frank banking regulations with view to scale back the scope of the 2010 Act. […]

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Africa Business Magazine: Cobalt Regulations.

The DRC is the world’s largest producer of cobalt, accounting for roughly 60% of global production, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). However, […]

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CNBC: What’s in your smartphone?

Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2006 movie “Blood Diamond” shed light on the sometimes dubious origins of luxury goods.  The movie highlighted increasing concern about human rights violations […]

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WSJ: Cobalt Supply Chain Under Scrutiny for Congo Links

Cobalt isn’t officially a “conflict mineral” of the kind that’s subject to strict reporting requirements under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, but a study published Wednesday […]

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BBC: Trump and Africa’s conflict minerals

Will Donald Trump’s desired repeal of the Dodd Frank Act mark a comeback for conflict minerals in the DRC? He’s issued an executive order asking […]

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RCS Global and CDI announce new partnership

The Cobalt Development Institute (CDI) has launched a new partnership with RCS Global to establish industry-wide supply chain risk management guidance that is flexible enough […]

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