List Released: 2017 Conflict Minerals Top 100 Conflict Mineral Influence Leaders

List Released: 2017 Conflict Minerals Top 100 Conflict Mineral Influence Leaders

The topic of conflict minerals has received increased attention in recent years. In many ways, this is the result of the tireless work of thousands of NGO workers, compliance specialists, corporate executives and government officials who have dedicated their time to the development of more ethical supply chain practices.

In recognition of this, Assent Compliance is pleased to release the 2017 Top 100 Conflict Mineral Influence Leaders List to acknowledge those individuals who are leading the way.

This year’s top three influence leaders are:

  1. Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Trade, European Commission)
  2. Michael Littenberg (Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP)
  3. Per-Olof Loof (CEO, KEMET Electronics Corp)

Did your nominee make the cut? Find out here.


Conflict mineral regulations are on the rise. Is your company prepared? Find out in The Conflict Mineral Handbook: Your Guide to Compliance in 2017.


The Top 100 Conflict Mineral Influence Leaders List is independently researched by Lucas Taylor, University of Notre Dame MBA and LDT Consulting, on behalf of Assent Compliance. Many factors, including public votes, are considered in the scoring criteria. Using a predetermined scoring algorithm, participants are added to the list and adjusted based on individual research by LDT Consulting. This list is revised annually to reflect the evolving regulatory landscape.

The full 2017 Top 100 Conflict Mineral Influence Leaders List is now available online.

For more information on conflict minerals compliance, visit Assent University to download eBooks, Webinars, FAQs and more. Still searching for more? Contact us at info@assentcompliance.com to learn how the Assent Compliance Platform can help your company meet its conflict mineral due diligence obligations.

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