CSR DUE DILIGENCE IN THE MINERAL SUPPLY CHAIN
Looking at Dodd-Frank and Beyond
On 31 January 2018, Claigan Environmental Inc. will present a webinar on looking at due diligence in the mineral supply chain beyond Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank. Claigan is a leader in conflict minerals due diligence and has years of experience researching CSR incidents related to the mining and refining industries. In this webinar, Claigan will communicate a variety of CSR incidents in the mineral supply chain. While the emphasis will be on incidents related to gold, special attention will also be paid to other minerals and materials that have CSR related risks including cobalt and mica.
Claigan will also unveil The Athena Project, a comprehensive program detailing CSR incidents covering over 20 minerals and materials. This webinar will discuss the foundation of the project and how it will aid clients in expanding their CSR programs beyond Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank and into new focus areas that plague the mineral supply chain such as child labor, corruption, environmental damage and pollution, and land rights issues. No company has infinite funding or time to research and analyze this data. Regardlesss of the minerals in your products, the countries from where they are sourced, or the types of CSR incidents that are of particular interest to your work, Claigan and The Athena Project have the knowledge and flexibility to provide you with a customized solution that will address your needs.
Claigan’s webinar will focus on The Athena Project, as well as discuss current and specific CSR issues including:
- New high risk smelters on latest CMRT
- Gold refineries in Dubai
- Jiangxi Copper operating in Afghanistan
- Update of North Korean gold in the supply chain
- Mica and associated risks
- Child labor in the cobalt supply chain
Due to the anticipated interest in this topic, two (2) webinars will be held on January 31 to accommodate a larger audience.