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The Myth Buster: The conflict minerals provision (2014)

Best known as the ‘conflict minerals provision,’ Section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act is a law that requires US-listed companies that use four minerals—tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold—in their products to determine whether their mineral purchases inadvertently fund armed groups in the DRC or surrounding countries. This report published by Global Witness seeks to shed light on the facts and provide precise information on the content and scope of the reports that companies are required to submit.

The report can be accessed through this link.

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For further information about the US Dodd-Frank Act and the US Conflict Minerals Law, consult this post.

For further information about the Requirements of the US Conflict Minerals Law, please visit this page.