US SEC Adopts a New Rule Regarding Conflict Minerals – Washington, DC – August 22, 2012

On August 22, 2012 the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC) adopted “a new form and rule pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to the use of conflict minerals.”

The rule may be found on the US SEC website.

A coalition of US socially responsible investors (including Boston Common Asset Management, Calvert Investments, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Responsible Sourcing Network, Trillium Asset Management and US SIF) welcomed the rule.  To read the press release distributed by the coalition through CSR Wire, please click here.