US SEC tackles Congo conflict minerals disclosure

Reuters.com reports that thousands of companies will be required to reveal the source of their metals, according to a new US rule.

The story is quoted as saying:

The idea is to cut off funding for the armed rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo who are getting money from the sale of these minerals to fund these activities,” said Darren Fenwick, a senior manager at Enough Project, an organization aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity

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