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3rd Edition Global Conflict Minerals Compliance and Supply Chain Due-Diligence

Build an Efficient Compliance Programme to Benefit of Funding Opportunities Enhancing Supply Chain Due-Diligence Initiatives

16-17 April 2015
Wyndham Grand Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Germany

Conference Workshop

Successfully Conduct Due Diligence for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals

During Workshop A you will learn how to overcome and detect the gaps hidden in your supply chain and efficient tools that can assist you for a successful implementation in due diligence activities. Trough this workshop companies will also understand the significant potential of the ASM and the potential favourable effects of it on the market.

Workshop Moderator: Robin Askey, Director and Environmental Consultant

Company: Envirosense

Conference Workshop

Building a Consistent Company Management System to Ensure a Responsible Supply Chain of Minerals

Workshop B is intended to build a consistent company management system by promoting a constructive engagement with suppliers and to provide a practical guidance with useful and practical tips to overcome the most common issues related to the Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI).

Why You Should Attend

3rd Edition Global Conflict Minerals Compliance and Supply Chain Due-Diligence

With this marcus evans conference companies will gain a deep and proper understanding of the normative; They will learn how to enhance risk assessment plans and develop an effective programme to meet all requirements, delivering a CM-free product and implementing action based and supply chain analysis to move resources flexibly for improved costs control from the best experts and leading companies.

Concern has been growing over the years regarding the ethics of using materials sourced from the DRC as the sale of it was funding the civil war in the region. Companies are coming under increasing pressure to provide evidence that they are taking steps to address potential conflict minerals in their supply chains from customers and investors even if they do not fall within the regulation. Hence, doing nothing is a high risk strategy as this could lead to loss of business and damage to reputation.

Key Topics

  • Implement action based and supply chain analysis to move internal resources flexibly for improved agility and costs control
  • Understand the key differences between the next EU legislation and the US existing one
  • Develop an effective conflict minerals programme to meet customer, legal and regulatory requirements and deliver a conflict free product
  • Enhance risk assessment plans efficiently conceptualise an internal programme developing a consistent conflict minerals policy
  • Employ efficient IT tools in order to easily check on stored data, aiming at the standardization of these processes and evaluating system requirements to automate the latter for future years
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Airbus, Blackberry, Saab, KPMG, Vodafone, Ernst and Young, PTC, Mann Hummel, Vodafone... and many more.

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    Practical Insights From

    Signe Ratso
    DG Trade, Director
    European Commission

    Eric De Jong
    Director Subcontracting & Offset
    Thales Nederland

    Michael Gibb
    Campaign Leader, Conflict Resources
    Global Witness Limited

    Robin Askey
    Director and Environmental Consultant

    Simone Knobloch
    Accreditations and Management Systems Manager

    John Wagner
    Director of Materials Management
    Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

    Serge Mulumba
    Congo Artisanal Mining Cooperative

    Prashant Wadkar
    Strategic Sourcing Specialist
    Avcorp Industries

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