Sanmina complies with the directives and regulations under Dodd-Frank and SEC 1502 regarding RCOI, due diligence, and disclosure of efforts and results. To this end, we have adopted practices utilizing tools and resources from the RBA. We work collaboratively with our suppliers to obtain conflict minerals information and to encourage their compliance with RBA supply chain initiatives.
Under Dodd-Frank, the following minerals and their derivatives are defined as Conflict Minerals:
- Columbite-tantalite (Coltan), which is refined into tantalum
- Cassiterite, which is refined into tin
- Wolframite, which is refined into tungsten
Sanmina complies with the conflict minerals reporting rules adopted under the Dodd-Frank Act. We expect our suppliers to provide required information to support our due diligence efforts.
Sanmina supports government and industry initiatives to avoid the use of minerals purchased from sources whose revenue is believed to finance or benefit armed groups who commit human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries.
As such, we will take the required steps over time to source from socially responsible suppliers when the choice of supplier is within its control and we encourage our suppliers and customers to do the same.