Webinar - Conflict Minerals 2012 Update

Update on changes to Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - On January 25, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com), media sponsored by Chemical Watch, will present a webinar on the 2012 updates to the compliance requirements for conflict minerals compliance.  The webinar will include updates on the progress of final US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules (including changes discussed in December and January) for conflict minerals compliance and process / approaches for corporate compliance.  Included in the webinar will be a specific look at traceability of tantalum used in electronics components to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC.)

Topics covered in this webinar will focus on electronic products and will include:

  • Projected timeline for publication of SEC guidance
  • Updates on SEC compliance requirements
  • Proposed grandfathering of inventory
  • Simplified 3rd party audit requirements
  • Costing estimates for affected companies
  • Tantalum traceability to DRC
  • Child labour issue and effect on corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting
  • Risks and key issues

Due to interest in this topic, two (2) webinars are being held January 25th to accommodate a larger audience.

Webinar - Conflict Minerals Update - Morning Webinar

Date: 25 January 2012
Time: 10 am EDT
Duration: 1 hour plus Q&A
Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/512109806 or on Claigan Website at http://www.claigan.com/signup.php

Webinar - Conflict Minerals Update - Afternoon Webinar

Date: 25 January 2012
Time: 2 pm EDT
Duration: 1 hour plus Q&A
Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/993432062 or on Claigan Website at http://www.claigan.com/signup.php

About Claigan Environmental (www.claigan.com)

Claigan is a leading provider of compliance and testing solutions for restricted materials regulations. Claigan is dedicated to providing practical solutions for environmental compliance, product safety, and component engineering.  At Claigan, we believe in 'More Results.  Less Journey.'

SOURCE Claigan Environmental Inc.

For further information:

Register now or send e-mail to webinar@claigan.com.  For more information on Claigan Environmental conflict minerals services see Claigan's services at www.claigan.com/conflict-minerals.php.

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