Question: Does the company include public or private security forces as a risk in its responsible minerals sourcing policy?
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In accordance with the OECD Guidance Annex II (, GTP strongly condemns all activities, and will refuse any material, which we believe benefitted or supported armed rebels/terrorist groups through illegal finance or other activities or involved serious human rights violations associated with the extraction, handling, transport or trade of minerals, including: • Serious abuses (i.e. torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; forced for compulsory labor; worst forms of child labor; human rights violations and abuses such as widespread sexual violence; 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. • Bribery and fraudulent misrepresentation of the origin of minerals. • Money laundering. • Non-payment of taxes, fees and royalties to governments.