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Consumers Swaying Supply Chain Decisions

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t.alex
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Consumers driven
t.alex   12/18/2012 9:51:30 AM
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Consumers are making bette decisions nowadays than before. Ease of access to information on the Internet, free flow of ideas through social network all contribute to their decision making process. Companies have to establish a strong foundation for market intelligence to capture these in real time and act swiftly.

R.J.Matthews
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A clear recent example?
R.J.Matthews   12/18/2012 6:06:58 AM
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http://www.ipc.org/ContentPage.aspx?Pageid=About-IPC

http://www.ipc.org/feature-article.aspx?aid=Conflict-free-gold-standard-offers-guidance-on-conflict-minerals-due-diligence

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The Conflict-Free Gold Standard represents a landmark achievement. It is the first initiative, developed by the private sector but with input from a full range of stakeholders, that provides an approach for operating in areas impacted by armed conflict. Responsibly undertaken, mining and its related enterprises play a critical role in contributing to sustainable development in many developing countries. The economic contribution of responsible gold mining creates new possibility for these nations and communities - and demand from the electronics industry continues to play an important role in supporting such economic and social development.

http://www.gold.org/about_gold/sustainability/conflict_free_standard/

 



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