RoHS, REACH, Conflict Minerals: Building Cohesive Strategies for Product Compliance

Date: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 | Time: 8 am PDT | 11 am EDT

Panelists

Sonal Sinha
VP of Industry Solutions
MetricStream

Mandatory reporting requirements for regulations like REACH, RoHS and Conflict Minerals have resulted in increased focus on product and environment safety, and ethical sourcing requirements. Thus, it is essential for companies to understand and comply with laws, standards and limits to successfully operate in the complex global markets. The ever increasing list of monitored substances creates intense pressure on organizations as well as their suppliers and importers. Organizations have to continually keep track of substances, chemicals, minerals being used in their products to evaluate it against the relevant set regulations. To meet these challenges, organizations need to establish a definitive strategy to support responsible sourcing and ensure compliance.

Managing these regulations and standards with the right strategy and by adopting best practices, organizations can improve risk management and supply chain management.

In this webinar our experts will present and discuss

  • Implications of REACH, RoHS, the Dodd-Frank Act 1502 to your organization
  • Continuing evolution of these regulations
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations and operating profitably
  • Importance of being future-ready with adequate technology solutions to efficiently manage supply chain data
Michael R. Littenberg
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP


Mr. Littenberg is a partner in the securities & public companies practice group at Ropes & Gray. As part of his practice, for more than 25 years, he has been active in advising leading public and private companies on supply chain and corporate social responsibility matters, including relating to, among other areas, REACH, RoHS, anti-human trafficking and conflict minerals and other commodities, and he is widely viewed as the leading practitioner in this emerging area. He advises clients on, among other things, disclosure and compliance with legal requirements, the construction and implementation of compliance programs, mitigating customer, litigation, NGO and socially responsible investor risk and in their interactions with these constituencies.

Sonal Sinha
VP of Industry Solutions
MetricStream


As Vice President of industry solutions, Ms.Sinha is responsible for driving solutions and strategy for MetricStream in industries such as Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, and Technology. Ms.Sinha has over a decade of experience as a Risk Management, Audit, Advisory, and Compliance Leader at consulting and technology companies including Google, Visa and KPMG.

Ms.Sinha holds a B.Sc. from the University of Texas, Arlington and a joint M.B.A. from University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business and Columbia Business School in New York. She is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

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