Resources Global Professionals Announces the RCOI Center of Excellence

    Resources Global Professionals Announces the RCOI Center of Excellence

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Resources Global Professionals
("RGP") today announced the formation of the Reasonable Country of Origin
Inquiry (RCOI) Center of Excellence (COE) as an expansion of the Company's
Conflict Minerals service offering. The RCOI COE provides a centralized
service model to support clients' RCOI and SEC filing process.

The RCOI process requires companies to survey suppliers on the source of
conflict minerals in their products and evaluate the results. A recent RGP
Conflict Minerals survey found that 66% of respondents believe their primary
challenge is conducting the RCOI and getting timely and quality responses from

"We are excited about our enhanced RCOI capability and the value it provides
to our clients," said Kevin Deely, senior practice director for RGP's Supply
Chain Management practice. "We bring an integrated and scalable solution that
leverages our leading Conflict Minerals methodology and our robust technology
platform – policyIQ. The COE provides clients with a turn-key solution to
generate RCOI efficiencies and deliver consistent, timely and quality results.
By combining leading-class advisory services with continuous RCOI support, I
believe we are well positioned to serve clients with this most pressing need."

As part of the RCOI COE and to address this particular challenge, RGP has
created a Conflict Minerals Excellence Series. The first whitepaper, "Project
Success through Effective Steering Committee Engagement," can be downloaded at Additionally, RGP will be hosting a free webcast
on September 26, 2013 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT to review key lessons and best
practices for preparing for the RCOI process and managing supplier responses.
The second whitepaper, which illustrates the real-world challenges and
solutions to these problems, will be provided following the webcast. Register
for the webcast at


RGP, the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is
a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute
internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal
change across all parts of a global enterprise - accounting, finance, risk
management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications
and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain
management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services.

RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a
publicly traded company with over 2,900 professionals, annually serving
approximately 1,800 clients around the world from over 70 practice offices.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, RGP has served 87 of the Fortune 100

The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's
highest tier by listing standards. More information about RGP is available at


SOURCE Resources Global Professionals

Contact: Analysts, Nate Franke, Chief Financial Officer, (US+) 1-714-430-6500,, or Media, Linda Lee, RGP, (US+) 1-714-428-6030,
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