sharing in governance of extractive industries
In its tenth year of operation, RCS Global is one of the world’s leading advisory, audit and training companies working in the responsible sourcing of natural resources.
From our ground-breaking mineral supply chain investigations a decade ago to our world leading audit and advisory work today – we have consistently led the drive in responsible mining and sourcing.
We have established an unrivalled position as the bridge between actors at each stage of the value chain, from…Continue
Endorsed by the IGF’s 56 member countries, the IGF Guidance for Governments: Managing artisanal and small-scale mining primarily supports governments seeking to better-manage their ASM sectors. However, it has also been endorsed by virtually every key industry body -- including the ICMM, LBMA, WGC, RJC, IRMA, TANB, CDI and RJC -- and has key implications for companies in the…Continue
A lack of clarity on how and when Dodd-Frank Act (DF1502) will be implemented is failing downstream businesses looking to enhance their minerals sourcing compliance. This is one of the main findings from our latest Industry Briefing Note published today.
Four years after the landmark Act was finalized, the reporting requirements for affected businesses remain under review. Yet we are seeing a small but increasing number of companies now choosing to pre-empt the legislation and…Continue
Access the new CFSI Downstream Audit guidance note from RCS Global
Earlier this month the CFSI’s 2016 Annual Conference took place in Santa Clara, California. The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) is a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains. The event itself is the pivotal annual conference for ethical mineral supply chain monitoring.
At the event…Continue