Additionally to our commitment to eliminate conflict materials from our supply chain AVX recognized that a de facto embargo of DRC and Central African ore would create widespread hardship for the locals whose livelihood depends on the mines.Consequently in July 2011, AVX partnered with Motorola Solutions to establish the flagship Solutions for Hope closed-pipe pilot program. The Solutions for Hope program, which has since been strengthened by the support of other leading electronics firms, including HP and Intel, was designed to enable the DRC and its neighboring countries to return to the supply chain as validated conflict-free suppliers, to the benefit of the all the local peoples that depend on the mining industry.
AVX Policies For Sourcing Conflict-Free Tantalum Anticipate Pending SEC Regulation
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