Upcoming Compliance Events
Can You Find the Human Trafficking & Slavery Risks?
Apr 25, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
Identifying and monitoring risk is the first step in managing a successful human trafficking and slavery program. Ashley McIntyre, Assent’s Corporate Social Responsibility Analyst, joins Samuel Koda, Global Supply Chain Counsel for TE Connectivity, and Travis Campbell, Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at AMD, as they discuss how to monitor risk in the supply chain and highlight lessons learned in managing a robust program.
Product Compliance Essentials
Apr 26, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
Traditional compliance solutions, which include spreadsheet response tracking and requesting declarations of compliance from suppliers, do not help companies stay ahead of evolving regulations. As new substances are restricted under regulations, and as exemptions expire, companies face greater challenges to maintaining compliance.
Responsible Minerals: Trends and Best Practices for 2018
May 01, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
The 2018 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains was focused on responsible sourcing, risk mitigation and reporting, and the alignment of industry programs. Jared Connors, Assent’s Senior Subject Matter Expert in Corporate Social Responsibility, provides a recap of the topics that emerged during the forum, and highlights trends and developments that will affect how companies approach responsible mineral sourcing.
Understanding China RoHS
May 02, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
Much like the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive enacted in the European Union (EU), China RoHS limits the harmful environmental impact of certain substances, including lead. Valerie Kuntz, Assent’s Subject Matter Expert in Materials Management, gives an overview of China RoHS and the steps companies will need to take to comply with the regulation.
UAE RoHS: Meeting Requirements & Maintaining Market Access
May 16, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
Like the European Union (EU) Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) RoHS restricts the use of certain substances in electrical and electronic equipment. In this webinar, Valerie Kuntz, Assent’s Subject Matter Expert in Materials Management, explains the UAE RoHS Regulation and what companies must do to remain compliant.
Global Conflict Minerals
May 22, 2018 at 11AM ET | 8AM PT | 3PM GMT
With the passage of the European Union (EU) conflict minerals law, companies must begin to take a global approach to their conflict minerals programs. Join Michael Littenberg, Partner at Ropes & Gray LLC, as he discusses conflict mineral issues around the world with Benjamin Katz, ASM Sustainable Livelihoods Manager, and Therese Deane, Senior Manager of Global Compliance & Quality Systems at MACOM.
Addressing CSR — Importance of Reporting
May 30, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
Reporting is a key component of a robust corporate social responsibility (CSR) program. Jared Connors, Assent’s Senior Subject Matter Expert in CSR is joined by Shelly Gottschamer, Chief Sustainability Officer at Outerknown to discuss the challenges involved in reporting and how companies can use standards to streamline the process.
Jun 13, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
In the past few years, several governments around the world have followed in the footsteps of the European Union (EU) and enacted their own Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations. Join Bruce Jarnot, Assent’s Sr Manager in Product Compliance, as he discusses some of these global regulations with Ben Gross, Compliance Counsel at Microchip Technology.
Proposition 65 — What’s on a Label?
Jun 27, 2018 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT | 7PM GMT
The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, more commonly known as Proposition 65, requires companies that sell products in California to provide “clear and reasonable warning” if their products contain chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. In this webinar, Mario Fernandez, Staff Counsel at the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), explains changes to the labeling requirements.
Supply Chain Compliance in Oil & Gas
Houston | TX | Apr 24, 2018
Nashville, TN | May 06, 2018
The Standards Symposium: IPC-1754
Chicago, IL | May 24, 2018
Supply Chain Summit Series: London Edition
London | Sep 26, 2018
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