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Lawrence M. Heim

The Elm Consulting Group International/Elm Sustainability Partners LLC
Marietta, GA, USA

Lawrence Heim, CPEA

Mr. Heim is a Director of Elm Sustainability Partners LLC and The Elm Consulting Group International, LLC, with more than 28 years of experience environmental and sustainability management, focusing on audit programs and risk assessments. He began working on conflict minerals issues in 2010 as one of the original three audit firms approved to conduct Conflict Free Smelter audits, completing the first tantalum smelter audits under that program.

Mr. Heim was the only representative of the EHS consulting/auditing sector selected by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an expert panelist in their 2011 Conflict Minerals Roundtable convened in developing the final regulation. He was selected by The Auditing Roundtable to lead the development of auditor guidance for use in applying GAO Performance Audit standards to audits of Conflict Minerals Reports. He is the firm’s lead on conflict minerals services, is the developer of the CMCheckPoint? tool and is currently assisting a range of industrial companies and retailers in assessing/developing their conflict minerals programs. Mr. Heim is a frequent contributor to the media on the subject of conflict minerals programs and auditing, and has made numerous public presentations across the country.


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