Although some companies opposed the Dodd-Frank conflict mineral provisions, Intel worked for years to make its global supply chain conflict-free.
Some companies pushed to avoid helping fund Congolese warlords, while industry groups challenge the Dodd-Frank rules.
Disclosures are now due to the SEC for so-called conflict minerals.
Dodd-Frank requirements have spurred American companies to redesign their supply chains. Now some are once again purchasing conflict free minerals mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.