Conflict minerals are defined by the SEC as columbite‐tantalite, cassiterite, gold, wolframite, or their derivatives, which are limited to tantalum, tin, gold and tungsten regardless of whether these minerals finance conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC”) or adjoining countries. Conflict minerals originating in the DRC or an adjoining country, collectively defined as the “Covered Countries” may sometimes be mined and sold, “under the control of armed groups”, to “finance conflict characterized by extreme levels of violence”. Some of these minerals can make their way into the supply chains of the products used around the world.
As part of UPPRO LTD’s commitment to corporate responsibility and respecting human rights in our global supply chain, it is UPPRO LTD’s goal to supply minerals that do not directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Covered Countries.
UPPRO LTD regularly approaches our suppliers to have in place policies and due diligence measures that will enable us to reasonably assure that products and components supplied to us containing conflict minerals are DRC conflict free. UPPRO LTD requests that our suppliers conduct their business in alignment with UPPRO LTD’s supply chain responsibility expectations.
In support of this policy, UPPRO LTD makes reasonable efforts to:
For questions and further information, please contact:
UPPRO LTD, Arbel 17, Mevasseret Zion, Israel.