In 2016, over 62% of conflict minerals filers mentioned the use of a third-party solution to help track the source of 3TG used in their products.
For the second year in a row, we were the most frequently mentioned third-party solution provider.
Conflict Minerals by the Numbers:
The 2016 SEC conflict minerals filings marked the third year of conflict minerals reporting. We analyzed all filings [as of June 20th, 2016] to better understand the direction of conflict minerals reporting:
Companies Reveal More Information:
Increase in max page length from the previous reporting year.
More Voluntary Disclosures:
Increase in independent private sector audits (IPSA's).
“To me, a few things stand out – Issuers are reporting higher response rates and CMRs appear to be both more streamlined and robust at the same time.”
– Jennifer Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer, EVP Operations
Conflict Minerals Compliance Program