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By: Sonal Sinha

Competitive pressures affecting bottom-line profit margins have risen dramatically in today’s global economy. As a result, an increasing number of U.S. companies have turned to outsourcing of goods and services to reduce manufacturing and operational costs.

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By: Sonal Sinha

There’s a reason why companies like Coca-Cola, Disney, Gap, and GE consistently rank among the world’s most admired organizations—and it has to do with more than just the strength of their products and services.

These companies have demonstrated their commitment to the local communities and environments in which they operate. They strive to do business in a manner that is ethical, sustainable, social, and philanthropic.

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Regulations such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, and the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (specifically Section 1502 on conflict minerals) have compelled companies to

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While public U.S. companies were preparing to meet their first conflict minerals reporting deadline, their European counterparts were taking their first steps toward implementing a conflict minerals law.

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Traditionally, brick and mortar stores have been the primary, and often only, way for companies to sell their products. But with the advent of e-commerce, mobile commerce, and social media, companies have the power to reach consumers through multiple sales channels, across geographical markets, and in the fastest time possible. And they have to.

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It’s been more than one year since the conflict minerals rule, Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, was adopted. With just six months left for the first compliance reporting deadline, I’m prompted to ask: How are companies doing?

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By: Sonal Sinha

These days, what’s keeping many company executives up at night is Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. Considered by many to be one of the toughest regulatory reforms in recent times, the rule requires companies to track and report information about the presence of conflict minerals in their products.