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68% of supply chain professionals claim that supplier engagement and supply chain communication are the most challenging parts of compliance. Supply chain compliance is changing. Programs are no longer hosted on spreadsheets. In 2019, companies...read more
Several publicly traded US companies are failing to adequately ensure that minerals funding conflict in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) do not end up in their products. The DRC is known as a major source of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and...read more
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100 million Reasons That Explosive Growth and Technology Innovation Will Change the Industry of Supply Chain Compliance Forever
CARLSBAD, Calif. (October 24, 2018) – The future is here. Nearly 4 years ago to the day, The Financial Times printed a special report on supply chain risks and an industry transformation. According to a survey, by 2019 it was predicted that companies...read more
Source Intelligence Recognized For Award-winning Platform: Top Solution Provider for Proposition 65 Compliance
CARLSBAD, Calif. (October 2, 2018) – Source Intelligence® Platform - awarded Product of the Year, Most Innovative Solution, Fastest Growing Compliance Solution and Most Promising Compliance Solution - offers the #1 Proposition 65 Compliance Program in the...read more
PRESS RELEASE: Source Intelligence® Ranked Among the 10 Best Performing Supply Chain Solution Providers in 2018
CARLSBAD, CA – Source Intelligence® has been named by a leading business magazine as one of the world’s top 10 best performing supply chain solution providers for 2018. Insights Success credited Source Intelligence for leading the industry with a solution...read more
A review of the GAO conflict minerals report by: Last month the GAO published its 2017 conflict minerals report. At first glance, the findings may not appear to be earth-shattering given the fact that disclosures have not varied significantly over the last...read more
Today, businesses function in a global environment. Building a brand that delivers the right product to the right buyer globally at the right price requires diligent Supply Chain Management (SCM). All areas of operations are impacted from design to...read more
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On July 22, 2019, EU Directive 2015/863, better known as RoHS 3, came into affect. The update to the regulation adds 4 substances to the RoHS substances of very high concern list, and adds category 11 products. What does all this mean? Let's...read more
What is palm oil and why should we care about it? Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil that comes from the mesocarp (middle of the fruit) that comes from, you guessed it, the oil palm trees. Now, how can something so simple create so much controversy and be...read more
--- July 16th, 2019 The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that 4 new substances have been added to the EU REACH regulation. The decision to add the substances is due to their effects on reproduction, human health and negative effects on...read more
After years of negotiations between the EU Commission, EU Parliament, & the EU Council, and pressure from NGO’s and special interest groups, the European Union agreed on legislation to regulate the usage of 3TG in their member states. The...read more
REACH overview REACH is an acronym that stands for 'Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals.’ REACH came into effect on 1 June 2007 with regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 by the European Parliament under the European...read more
Transparency is not just a term du jour. It is a concept that when implemented effectively can have significant impacts on human rights. A couple of years ago I was privileged to join the rest of the Source Intelligence family and watch a...read more
Have you ever mapped out your entire supply chain? If so, you’ve probably noticed something interesting – the components and raw materials in your products likely come from all different parts of the globe. Of further significance, you’ve...read more
Earlier this summer Corporate Responsibility Magazine named their top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019. Even more reason to celebrate, this year marked the 20th Anniversary of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens...read more
Author: Jennifer Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer, EVP of Operations, Source Intelligence Those that know me are cognizant of the fact that I refer to myself, among other things 🙂 as an amateur genealogist. I’m particularly interested in...read more
In 2018, Ecolab published their 12th annual sustainability report. Among other globally leading sustainability statistics, Ecolab reported that they helped conserve 188 billion gallons of water, which is the equivalent of 650 million people drinking needs....read more