20 Jun
All you need to know about Conflict Minerals

We regularly use various products most possibly containing so-called conflict minerals—rare natural resources such as tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold (3TG), the mining and trade of which results in financial conflicts and human abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo …

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10 May
CMRT & CRT Update

New Version of Conflict Mineral Reporting Template CMRT v 6.01 and Cobalt Reporting Template CRT v 2.11 is released by RMI. CMRT v 6.01 (Conflict Mineral Reporting Template) RMI has released the new version of CMRT on 19th May 2020, …

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28 Nov
RMI has released Cobalt Reporting Template Version 2.0 (CRT 2.0)

The Cobalt Reporting Template is developed by Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) to identify choke points and collect due diligence information in the cobalt supply chain. This is a free standardized template and was launched on December 21, 2018. RMI has …

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13 Aug
Get Ready! European regulation on Conflict Minerals is implemented

The European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation adopted in June 2017, will take effect on 1st Jan 2021, starting with importers, smelters, and refiners of tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold (3TG). It requires the EU companies to ensure they import the …

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27 May
New Conflict Mineral Reporting template has released – Revisionv5.12

CMRT 5.12 was released on 26th April 2019 and is available on the RMI (Responsible Minerals Initiative) website. The new CMRT comes up with a few minor changes when compared to 5.11. CMRT is a free standard template that helps …

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1 Aug
New Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT), How Is It Different From CMRT?

Cobalt was supposed to be the fifth conflict mineral along with 3TG (Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and Gold) when Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was introduced in the United States. It was dropped because …

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15 Jul
Latest Version of CMRT v5.11 – What are the Updates?

CMRT 5.11 is the most recent version of the template and it was released in 27th April 2018. It replaces CMRT 5.10. The Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) is a free industry standard template created by the Responsible Minerals Initiative …

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12 Apr
Conflict minerals in EU – What it means for you and your business.

It’s a most conversable topic in the environment and material compliance space; In 2010, US Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, with rules requiring SEC listed companies to disclose their use of conflict minerals viz., Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten or Gold (3TG). …

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8 Apr
The Latest Version of CMRT 5.10 – What’s New?

The CMRT or the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template, standardized reporting template developed by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) that facilitates the transfer of information regarding 3TG minerals (Tantalum, Tungsten, Tin, Gold), it’s country of origin and smelters and refiners. In …

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30 Mar
Major Changes In Latest Version – CMRT 5.0

Introduction: The Conflict Minerals Reporting Template which is also known as CMRT was initially developed by EICC (Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition) and GeSI (Global e-Sustainability Initiative). The CMRT is a standardized template for reporting the presence and origin of 3TG …

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