• Purpose: Establish guidelines for responsible sourcing of minerals used in the production of circuit boards and other electronic products
  • Scope: Applicable to all suppliers and subcontractors involved in the supply chain.

Policy Statement

  • Commitment to ethical, sustainable, and responsible sourcing of minerals.
  • Zero tolerance for materials sourced from conflict-affected and high-risk areas contributing to human rights violations.

Compliance with International Standards

  • Adherence to the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains.
  • Implementation of Responsible Minerals Initiative guidelines

Supplier Due Diligence

  • Mandatory due diligence process for all suppliers, including risk assessments and third-party audits.
  • Requirement for suppliers to disclose their own sourcing practices and supply chain

Conflict Minerals

  • Special focus on tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TGs), often referred to as conflict minerals.
  • Requirement for suppliers to demonstrate 3TGs are conflict-free (CMRT or equivalent)

Environmental Sustainability

  • Expectation for suppliers to adopt environmentally sustainable practices in mining operations.
  • Encouragement of recycling and reusing materials where possible.

Human Rights and Labor Practices

  • Suppliers must uphold human rights standards, prohibiting child labor, forced labor, and any form of discrimination.
  • Ensuring safe working conditions and fair compensation in all aspects of the supply chain.

Transparency and Reporting

  • Regular reporting on supply chain due diligence and sustainability practices.
  • Encouragement of transparency in all levels of the supply chain.

Continuous Improvement

  • Commitment to continuous improvement in responsible sourcing practices.
  • Engagement with suppliers, industry groups, and NGOs to stay informed and adapt to new challenges.

Enforcement and Compliance

  • Clear consequences for suppliers who fail to meet the standards of this policy.
  • Regular review and updates to the policy to ensure its effectiveness and relevance.


  • This policy will be implemented immediately and reviewed annually for necessary updates.
  • Training and awareness programs for all employees and stakeholders in the supply chain.