RESOLVE

SEC Adopts Final Rule in Connection with Dodd-Frank Section 1502

Aug 22, 2012

On August 22, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules regarding conflict minerals disclosure, outlining disclosure requirements for companies to report on the use of minerals that originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country. The final rules, adopted after a public rule-making process, can be found here: http://www.sec.gov/rules/final/2012/34-67716.pdf.

The PPA provides a forum for companies, NGOs, government, and other stakeholders to discuss and learn about conflict minerals requirements such as the SEC final rule, as well as information sources, practices, and tools to support responsible sourcing. For more information on joining the PPA, please see theParticipation page.

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