DHC Named a Top Management Consultant by CR Magazine.
The IIA’s EHS Audit Center publishes Doug’s Knowledge Brief on risk-based annual EHS Audit Planning.
The IIA’s EHS Audit Center publishes Doug’s Knowledge Brief on risk-based annual EHS Audit Planning. Why it’s a good time to reconfigure your program, and the risks of not doing so. Click HERE (IIA EHS Audit Center Members) for more. If not a member, join – or contact us for guidance in your annual EHS audit plan
Internal Audit’s Role in Sustainability Accounting Disclosures: Overview
By Douglas Hileman, CRMA, CPEA, P.E
Douglas presented this topic at the June 2017 Western Division IIA Conference. Douglas Hileman Consulting was also a sponsor of this regional, well-attended event. This white paper was the handout for Douglas's session. For more information, please contact Douglas.
Copy Of - Emerging Risks from Non-Financial Reporting: A White Paper
By Douglas Hileman, CRMA, CPEA, P.E
Interested to learn how California companies scored on on slavery & human trafficking? Doug’s contributions on stakeholder forum were given special acknowledgement. The objectives of this white paper are to demonstrate: Why Non-Financial Reporting (NFR) warrants attention from Internal Audit (IA); and How IA can provide value to organizations by addressing NFR. To do so, the paper presents highlights of selected NFR drivers and frameworks, perspectives on risk assessment, and provides suggestions on initial focus areas.
By Douglas Hileman, Lydia Hultquist, and Dynda Thomas
Imagine this scenario: The promise of a high-paying job in an exotic, faraway place.
But then the small price to get there turns into a bigger “fee” and an arduous
journey with little food or water. The job is low-paying in a remote location with
cramped, crowded living quarters on a boat with no escape for someone trapped
10 miles at sea. This may sound like a description of something from a history
book, or [READ MORE]
At 4Q-2016, companies regulated by the SEC Conflict Minerals rule ("the Rule") must procure and IPSA only if they elect to conclude they manufacture (or contract to manufacture) at least one product that is "DRC Conflict Free." Many companies do not use these words, and so are not required to obtain an IPSA. Here are five tips for companies considering an IPSA for 2016. Read the paper here.
The GAO’s third annual report came down hard on Commerce for not fulfilling a statutory requirement pertaining to the Independent Private Sector Audit (IPSA) provision of the SEC Rule. DHC believes there are valid reasons that Commerce’s delay has served the best interests of stakeholders. This white paper outlines three of these reasons, and provides insights into how Commerce may forge a path forward.
DHC summarizes GAO’s third report on SEC’s conflict minerals rule.
Risks & Opportunities from Non-Financial Reporting Download
BROCHURE: Non-financial reporting (NFR) has far-reaching impact – for compliance, customer relations and business reputation. DHC’s innovative model contrasts how companies are managing NFR, and current expectations. This mis-match poses risk, and leaves opportunities on the table. Download this brochure, which includes a quick 5-question diagnostic - an initial step to find out how your organization is doing.
S-K Concept Release - DHC Comments
SEC COMMENTARY: The SEC published a Concept Release seeking public comments on modernizing certain business and financial disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K. In response, DHC submitted this commentary. Find his submission here on the SEC site. All comments submitted found here.
Supply Chain Compliance and Governance Best Practices
PUBLICATION: This article features three experts on supply chaing compliance discussing best practies on supply chain compliance and governance. Doug Hileman, Lydia Hultquist and Dynda Thomas have presented several times on this issue at global conferences. Read the full issue at www.thecro.com or see just the article here.
EHS Auditing: Addressing Risks in a Changing World
This webinar reviews EHS risks as they arise via operations, supply chain, nonfinancial reporting frameworks, and business strategy. Presented by Douglas Hileman and Douglas Anderson, Managing Director of CAE Services, IIA and featured at www.iia.org.
When an Audit Isn't the Answer: Alternatives to Improving Safety Performance
Auditors love to audit, and, given the opportunity, rarely decline to do so. It's important to note that audits are not alwasy the answer; auditor can provide significant value with their audit skills that provide greater value and reduce risk without doing an audit. Featured at www.iia.org.
Managing Risks & Leveraging Opportunities with EHS Auditing
EHS issues are subject to extensive regulation by national, state, regional and local authorities. This white paper explores how EHS risks arise in contracts, scenarios, audit criteria and EHS Auditor Value. Featured at www.iia.org.
Conflict Minerals Reports
FEB 2016: Five Tips for Forward Looking Statements
SEC filings for Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals (DFCM) include a Form SD, and for most of the affected public issuers, a Conflict Minerals Report (CMR). Many companies include a "Future Program" component to their reports. Here are five tips to avoid putting your company at risk.
OECD's Five-Year Update: What Does It Mean for Downstream Companies?
NOV 2015: Organizational of Economic Cooperation and Development
Analysis and highlights of OECD's November 19, 2015 report.
Circuit Court Decisions, GAO REPORT and the IPSA: Charting Your Course
A Resource for Companies Affected by Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals
5 Tips on Writing a Conflict Minerals Report
Here are 5 tips to help companies navigate issues they will encounter when writing a conflict minerals report.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published final rules for Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals (DFCM) on August 22, 2012. “Conflict minerals” are tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold. These metals are used in electronics, jewelry, and many other products.