By now, most people in the compliance profession know that the Dodd-Frank Act created regulations on conflict minerals. However, fewer know the role young people played in agitating on this issue.… Continue Reading
Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs was asked about his company’s use of conflict minerals. Jobs responded to Derick Rhodes of Wired right away.
Here’s their June 2010 email exchange:
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I’d planned to buy a new iPhone  tomorrow – my first upgrade since buying the very first version on the first day of its release – but I’m hesitant without knowing Apple’s position on sourcing the minerals in its products.