The Resource SEC conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals

SEC conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals

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SEC conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals
Title
SEC conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals
Title variation
  • Securities and Exchange Commission conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals
  • GAO-15-561 Congo conflict materials
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Armed groups in eastern DRC continue to commit severe human rights abuses and profit from the exploitation of minerals, according to the United Nations. Congress included a provision in the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that, among other things, directed SEC to promulgate disclosure and reporting regulations regarding the use of conflict minerals from the DRC and adjoining countries. The act also directed State and USAID to develop a strategy to address the linkages among human rights abuses, armed groups, the mining of conflict minerals, and commercial products. This report examines (1) company disclosures filed with SEC for the first time in 2014 in response to the SEC conflict minerals disclosure rule; and (2) State and USAID actions related to the U.S. conflict minerals strategy in the DRC region. This report also includes information on sexual violence in the DRC and three adjoining countries. GAO reviewed and analyzed relevant documents and data and interviewed officials from relevant U.S. agencies and nongovernmental, industry, and international organizations; and analyzed a random sample of company disclosures from the SEC database that was sufficiently large to produce estimates for all companies that filed. GAO also traveled to the DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi to conduct field work"--Preliminary page
Cataloging source
AWC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9506.C74
LC item number
U55 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mineral industries
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Sex crimes
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mineral industries
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Sex crimes
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Label
SEC conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"August 2015."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- First company filings in response to the SEC rule are fewer than SEC estimated and provide limited insights regarding country of origin and chain of custody -- State and USAID actions to implement the U.S. conflict minerals strategy have yielded some results, but conditions remain difficult -- Additional information available on rate of sexual violence in eastern DRC and adjoining countries since GAO's June 2014 report
Control code
919000695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (53 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)919000695
Label
SEC conflict minerals rule, initial disclosures indicate most companies were unable to determine the source of their conflict minerals
Publication
Note
"August 2015."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background -- First company filings in response to the SEC rule are fewer than SEC estimated and provide limited insights regarding country of origin and chain of custody -- State and USAID actions to implement the U.S. conflict minerals strategy have yielded some results, but conditions remain difficult -- Additional information available on rate of sexual violence in eastern DRC and adjoining countries since GAO's June 2014 report
Control code
919000695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (53 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)919000695

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