Question: Does the company include direct or indirect support to non-state armed groups as a risk in its responsible minerals sourcing policy?
Hitachi Ltd.
Unverified - Added by Steward
"The policy for procurement departments in all Hitachi Group companies have always been and will continue to be to ensure that procurement activities do not result or aid in conflicts within the same region and that the armed groups described above do not benefit from those activities, while continuing responsible procurement activities of minerals that are not related to the conflicts in the region based on local laws. "