US ruling on resources may impact Indian businesses3 min read 25 Jul 2013, 07:17 PM IST
The US court ruling on disclosing use of conflict minerals will have implications beyond the US
Can a court ruling in the US on use of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have a bearing on how businesses may be forced to conduct themselves in India and other parts of South Asia—even Myanmar? In a world where matters of business and human rights increasingly intersect, and act as precedence and pressure points for the evolution of activism, community empowerment, corporate behaviour, and even judicial activism, it’s probable.
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