As a good corporate citizen, TASC shall bear its social responsibility, respect the human rights, pay close attention to conflict minerals issues continuously, and make efforts to examine its supply chain with diligence to assure the metals sources of, including but not limited to, tin (Sn), tantalum (Ta), tungsten (W) and gold (Au) (hereinafter referred as “Conflict Minerals”) are not drifted from the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and its neighboring countries (hereinafter referred as “Conflict Regions”) controlled by armed groups.
TASC hereby formulated this Conflict Minerals Policy and makes following commitments:
- Not to purchase conflict minerals from mines in the Conflict Regions.
- Request its suppliers to refuse to use Conflict Minerals from the Conflict Regions and present a signed letter of commitment to TASC.
- Request its suppliers to notify their upstream suppliers of such requirements.