Tag Archives: European Union

Delay in the EU Initiative on Conflict Minerals

The European Commission’s legislative proposal for a European approach on conflict minerals has been delayed. The EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht had, earlier this year, promised a proposal for an “effective but reasonable” EU system to encourage responsible sourcing of minerals produced in what he called “conflict areas” before the end of the year. … Continue Reading

Conflict Minerals Rule Weekly Recap #3 – December 2, 2012

December 2, 2012 – December 9, 2012 Investors Ask SEC to Defend Conflict Minerals Rule As reported by Financial Advisor magazine, sustainable investor groups are urging the SEC not to let a recently filed lawsuit delay the agency from implementing the conflict minerals rule. Investor groups signing the letter include the Boston Common Asset Management, Calvert Investments, the Responsible Sourcing Network, … Continue Reading