CONFLICT MINERALS POLICY
In 2010 the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, section 1502 was signed into law. Section 1502 addresses the international trade and use of Conflict Materials. Conflict Materials are defined as tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold mined by armed groups from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjacent countries known as the DRC region. Proceeds from the sale of these minerals have financed violence and human rights abuses within this region The Dodd-Frank Consumer Act requires the disclosure and the identification of a company’s supply chain and purchases of these minerals.
Companies subject to SEC requirements that use Conflict Minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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