Conflict minerals is not limited to the United States federal government, but also state and local governments around the world. California, Pittsburgh, Australia, and the EU parliament all have passed bills and resolutions around conflict minerals.
The method of addressing these issues varies across governmental bodies; however the issue itself is gaining traction globally. This publication explores the legislation and activity affecting supply chains within and outside the United States.
Policymaking and public pressures in many of these areas are both longstanding and vary in method within and outside the United States. Recent legislation and activity is not limited to the U.S. federal government, but also U.S. state and local governments and other governments around the world.