After the June 2 filing deadline for the SEC conflict minerals disclosure, a study similar to our own analysis last year of the CY2013 filers was commissioned by Assent Compliance. Assent engaged well known conflict minerals researcher Dr. Christopher Bayer, Adjunct Professor at Tulane University, to develop and conduct this year’s study. Dr. Bayer also authored the 2011 cost analysis of the SEC’s then-proposed regulation, on which the SEC relied heavily in developing their final rule cost analysis.
As part of this years’ conflict minerals filing study, Dr. Bayer assembled an Advisory Panel to provide input on the study protocol and data evaluation criteria. Elm Sustainability Partners is proud to be one of panelists on this important study.
But we are even more pleased to see Elm clients and good friends on the Top 25 list of companies getting a 100 on the compliance score.
Click here for a video introduction and links to the study.