A “Conflict-Free” Minerals Goal
Intel has been regularly updating our progress on conflict minerals in white papers, Corporate Responsibility Reports and blogs. Recently, we set an internal goal around manufacturing a "conflict-free" microprocessor, and that goal was shared with Intel employees through a video by Brian Krzanich, Intel's Chief Operating Officer. The video and goal were intended to inspire employees and set a challenging...
Not Waiting for Legislation on Conflict Minerals
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010. This sweeping legislation, consuming over 800 pages, has broad implications for the way our financial systems operates. Also included in the act is SEC 1502, under "miscellaneous provisions" that requires companies to disclose if they use "conflict minerals" originating...