Additional Publications

New Report Provides Insights on Responsible Sourcing in Automotive and Electronics Industries

Jul 12, 2018 | Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) released a new study examining responsible sourcing of materials in the automotive and electronics industries.

Five Practical Steps for Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and SEC Disclosure

Apr 10, 2017 | This is an update to RMI’s 2015 Five Practical Steps White Paper. In summary, this paper gives examples of how a company may use the OECD Guidance to meet SEC requirements and seeks to provide clear explanations, practical tips and recognized progressive practices for companies on collecting and assessing information about the 3TG in their supply chain that should inform company decision-making and public reporting. This updated version includes additional options for companies that would like to implement recognized progressive practices in their responsible sourcing programs.

Comments on Reconsideration of Conflict Minerals Rule Implementation

Mar 14, 2017 | The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) submitted comments regarding a statement by the Acting Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on reconsideration of Dodd-Frank Section 1502.

Bisie Stocks Reports

Jul 19, 2016 | A compilation of recent reports related to the 'Bisie Mineral Stock’, cassiterite from Bisié, Walikale Territory, North Kivu, DRC which was mined primarily over the period between 2011-2015.

Testimony to US House of Representatives

Nov 16, 2015 | Hearing on Dodd-Frank’s Conflict Minerals Provision, written submission of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade of the Committee on Financial Services U.S. House of Representatives

Five Practical Steps to Support SEC Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Feb 28, 2015 | This paper is intended as a practical guide for Downstream Companies that have reporting obligations on conflict minerals. This paper may also be helpful for suppliers to better understand their customers’ expectations and requirements.