HUNAN CHENZHOU MINING CO., LTD
CONFLICT MINERALS POLICY
HUNAN CHENZHOU MINING CO., LTD is a first-class listed company in China, which owns mine, smelting and processing plants and trade service. Our company has been highly committed to offering the best work environment and opportunities to our employees, providing superior products and service to our customers, offering generous rewards to our shareholders and also seeking for the harmonious development with our society together. Currently, our company’s products include ammonium paratungstate, raw materials of which, the scheelite concentrate, are mainly from the company’s own mines, and the remaining materials are purchased domestically.
来自刚果民主共和国 (刚果民主共和国) 和毗邻国家的铌-钽 (钶钽铁矿)、锡石、黑钨和金, 或其衍生物, 还包括钽、锡和钨, 有时被武装集团开采和出售, 为不公平的劳动行为或侵犯人权行为提供资金支持。 其中一些矿物或衍生物可以进入世界各地使用的产品的供应链。 在此背景下，湖南辰州矿业有限责任公司制定这个冲突矿产政策制度, 以避免在采购和加工钨矿的过程中直接或间接资助或助长受冲突影响地区的武装团体。
At present, many minerals from Democratic Republic of Congo (RoC) and its adjacent country like Columbite-tantalite (coltan), cassiterite, wolframite, gold or their derivatives, also including tantalum, tin and tungsten, sometimes are mined and sold by armed groups for giving financial support for their unfair labor behaviors and violations of human rights. Some of these minerals or derivatives may enter to the product supply chains around the world. Under this background, HUNAN CHENZHOU MINING CO., LTD has released this conflict minerals policy, so as to avoid directly or indirectly supporting or benefiting the armed groups in areas influenced by conflicts in the processes of tungsten ore procurement and processing.
作为湖南辰州矿业有限责任公司其业务和全球供应链中对企业责任的承诺和尊重人权的一部分, 湖南辰州矿业有限责任公司的目标是只采购不涉及冲突的钨矿。为支持此采购制度, 湖南辰州矿业有限责任公司将：
It is a part of enterprise responsibility and human rights respect in business and global supply chain of Hunan Chenzhou Mining Ltd. The goal of the company is just to purchase tungsten ore not involved in conflicts. In order to support the purchase policy, Hunan Chenzhou Mining Ltd. Will:
Conduct relevant due diligence to our suppliers in accordance with contents of “The Guidance for Due Diligence Offered from OECD for the Responsible Supply Chain of Minerals Influenced by Conflicts and in High Risk Areas”, and also encourage our suppliers to conduce the same due diligence to their suppliers as well.
Provide and also require our cooperative suppliers to offer the due diligence information in order to confirm that any tungsten material and product involved in our supply chain shall not support the conflict.
If the supplier has any risk or facts of supporting the conflicts, we will terminate the cooperation relations with the supplier immediately.
四、承诺执行这项政策的过程中有足够的透明度，向我们的客户、利益相关者和公众 (根据需要) 提供我们的进展报告。
Promise that there is sufficient transparency in our execution process of this policy, and offer our progress report to our customers, stakeholders and the public (according to the requirements).
Conduct trainings to our employees and make sure our operational activities aligned with this policy and other requirements of responsible supply chain system.
Assign senior management staff and commissioners to be responsible for the supply chain compliance affairs.
We need to propagate our suppliers, employees and customers about our substantial purchasing policies which are aligned with the moral requirements and carry out relevant internal supervision system for following up the activity execution situations.
Company will perfect the data and documents management of tungsten ore and other tungsten products. Must ensure that all the raw materials have been added into statistical data, and the income, storage and sale quantities of tungsten products should achieve a balance.
All the regulations will come into force since the date of publication.
Hunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd
Released on July 1nd 2015
Updated on January 1nd 2018