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Policies and Statements Aren’t Enough Last week the Government Pension Fund of Norway sold its shares in G4S, a British security company, because of the risk of human rights violations against the UK-based security company’s workforce....read more
On September 9, 2019, The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced the establishment of a database of Substances of Concern In Articles, as such or in complex Products (SCIP). The SCIP is a database that will hold information on products that...read more
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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
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
Tips and Insights
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
AI Driven Compliance: Automated Document Review Have you ever been lost in folders of supplier documents? Trying to understand which ones are out of date? Combing through countless data points to see which ones are even relevant to the compliance...read more
Brand Spotlight: J.CREW Fair Trade Denim When we think of Fair Trade products, consumable commodities such as coffee or chocolate probably come to mind, but thanks to J.Crew and sister brand Madewell, we can now add denim to list. Apparel...read more
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
Here in California, we have experienced some devastating wildfires, even our co-workers at Source Intelligence have been personally affected by these deadly fires. Here are 7 tips and tricks for staying safe during a wildfire: 1. Cleaning Make...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