Policy of Conflict-free Mineral
Conflict Mineral means minerals of tantalum (Ta), tin (Sn), tungsten (W), gold (Au) and so on are derived from or sourced from mines in conflict areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and adjoining countries(Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), or illegally taxed on trade routes, either of which are controlled by non-governmental military groups, or unlawful military factions. JCET require our suppliers to comply with the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Code of Conduct and only source materials from environmentally and socially responsible suppliers and require all vendors purchase and use conflict-free minerals, and priority source from smelters listed in EICC-GeSI Conflict-Free Smelter(CFS). All direct suppliers must to source the 3TG from smelters whose due diligence practices have been validated by an independent third party audit program.
In support of this, JCET will commit to : Requesting that our suppliers report to JCET and take alternative measures immediately if there is conflict metals used in item supplied to JCET.
Requesting that our suppliers undertake commercially reasonable due diligence with their supply chain every year and provide the necessary evidence material and confirm the data provided is accurate to assure that metals used in items supplied to JCET are not sourced from conflict mines in conflict areas.
Suppliers shall establish the policies and management process towards conflict minerals.
Conflict Mineral Category: (A) columbite-tantalite (coltan), cassiterite, gold, wolframite, or their derivatives; or (B) any other mineral or its derivatives determined by the Secretary of State to be financing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country. As defined in 2010 United States legislation, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Section 1502(e)(4), available at：http://www.sec.gov/about/laws/wallstreetreform-cpa.pdf 3TG: Tantalum, tin, tungsten, gold