Tag Archives: electronics companies

Cobalt: The Next Conflict Mineral?

Two recently launched initiatives to curb “the worst forms of child labor” and other abusive practices in the supply chain for cobalt, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries, are being led by electronics companies. Apple, HP, Samsung SDI and Sony have joined an effort known as the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, while the Electronic Industry Citizenship […]

IPC Endorses Legislation to Improve Federal Regulatory Process

There is a growing, complex regulatory burden that negatively impacts electronics companies’ ability to develop innovative technology, create jobs and compete in a global marketplace. IPC strongly supports efforts among governments to reform their regulatory processes to ensure greater public scrutiny and more thoughtful deliberation on regulations that are likely to impede business growth. That’s […]

Rep. John Shimkus Unveils Discussion Draft of Chemicals in Commerce Act

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Environment and the Economy Subcommittee released draft legislation on the regulation of chemicals in commerce. Statement by John Mitchell, President and CEO of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®: “On behalf of hundreds of electronics companies employing thousands of U.S. workers, IPC welcomes Chairman […]