Question: Does the company include direct or indirect support to non-state armed groups as a risk in its responsible minerals sourcing policy?
Answer:
Yes
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2018
Unverified - Added by Steward
See 1. General Provisions "The DOWA Group will not directly or indirectly contribute to the mining, trading, handling, and export of minerals (tantalum, tungsten, gold, tin, and silver) that could be a source of funds for organizations linked to risks such as infringement of human rights, supply of funds to terrorists, money laundering and corruption, or to other forms of misconduct in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. This includes specifically: Serious abuses associated with the extraction, transport or trade of minerals: 1. Any forms of torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment 2. Any forms of forced or compulsory labor 3. The worst forms of child labor 4. Other gross human rights violations and abuses such as widespread sexual violence 5. War crimes or other serious violations of international humanitarian law, crimes against humanity or genocide Direct or indirect support to non-state armed groups Direct or indirect support to public or private security forces that are conducting illegal activities