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Guest Perspective: Is the Dodd-Frank Act Conflict Minerals requirement the next Proposition 65?

Ed. note:  We are fortunate to count Mark Schaffer as an Elm Affiliate.  Mark is located in Austin, Texas and runs Schaffer Environmental, providing a range of supply chain, sustainability and product content consulting support to the computer, technology and electronics industries.  Mark submitted the following piece on conflict minerals …

Survey on Green/Ethical Procurement in Disaster/Supply Chain Disruption Recovery

As the world begins to assess the global economic impacts of the Japan disaster, it is clear that many industries are facing major supply chain disruptions. Generally, companies have robust business continuity/disaster recovery plans that provide for employee safety and continued business operation.  At the same time, in the last …