Conflict Minerals: Understanding Supply Chain Traceability
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credits
Collecting reliable conflict mineral compliance data is more complex than simply mass soliciting your supply chain. With regular revisions to conflict mineral reporting, sizable time and cost burdens can strain your compliance efforts. By devising and implementing a compliance program, the impact of these challenges can be substantially mitigated.
This 1.5-hour webinar will identify the obstacles you and your supply chain will face when gathering comprehensive conflict mineral data and will offer a strategic compliance program that aids in the consistent application of due diligence. We will cover the key topics below as well as some best practices to install when collecting and analyzing information from your suppliers.
- learning how to identify the appropriate suppliers in your supply chain
- understanding and overcoming challenges when mining data from suppliers
- how to create systematic due diligence procedures
- best practices for data collection, retention and analytics
- the future of product compliance and sustainability
Matt Meyer is Conflict Minerals Account Manager at Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc., resident in the Detroit office. He provides oversight of client conflict minerals due diligence procedures and implementation. He also consults on changes in Conflict Minerals regulations and industry standards. Mr. Meyer is a member of the Automotive Industry Action Group’s Conflict Minerals Work Group. He holds a MCOMM from Macquarie University and B.S. in Service Management from Grand Valley State University.