The violence in the conflict region is partially funded by the exploitation and trade of conflict minerals.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) require disclosure of the use of conflict minerals, as defined in the Dodd – Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
Conflict minerals are gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten from the Conflict Region. In the future U.S. Secretary of State may also designate other minerals as conflict materials; also EU commission may present a proposal and communication on conflict minerals within end of Q1 2014.
• Endeavours to ensure compliance with Dodd-Frank legislation and take care the future European law.
• Requests its suppliers to comply with the latest conflict minerals regulations. By acceptance of the purchase order of Exor International, compliance to the conflict minerals regulations is declared. If EXOR will discover the use of these minerals in its supply chain, EXOR will take the necessary measures.
• We encourage you to join us in keeping the conflict minerals out of your supply chain.
San Giovanni Lupatoto, 03/02/2014