Tata Daewoo complies with international regulations on conflict minerals,
proving goods and services through transparent sourcing of goods and materials from non-conflict regions.
Commitment to Sourcing Responsibility
Tata Motors Limited (“TML”) is committed to sourcing products and materials from companies that share its values around human rights, ethics and environmental responsibility. Consistent with the spirit of related laws, rules and regulations regarding responsible sourcing and conflict minerals, including those promulgated under U.S. law, TML is committed to sourcing minerals in a responsible manner.
TML supports laws which aim to prevent the use of Conflict Minerals that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”) or other covered countries1. “Conflict Minerals” include: columbite-tantalite (also known as coltan), cassiterite, gold and wolframite and their derivatives, being tantalum, tin and tungsten, and any other minerals specified from time to time.
Tata Motors Limited Supplier Expectations
Establishment and implementation of supply chain due diligence procedures
TML requires its suppliers to engage in due diligence of their supply chains in accordance with an internationally recognized framework, such as the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.
Encouragement of material sourcing from certified conflict-free smelters
TML requires its suppliers to understand and report the source of the materials constituting their parts supplied to TML. Further, TML encourages its suppliers to source responsibly with certified conflict-free smelters, wherever possible, to increase TML’s level of confidence that the parts in its vehicles are sourced responsibly.
Effort to trace the exact origin of conflict minerals
Suppliers currently sourcing minerals with suspected links to the covered countries may continue to do so as long as they continue to exhibit efforts to trace the exact origin of Conflict Minerals used in the components supplied to TML.
Elimination of commercial procurement of products containing conflict minerals from covered countries
Elimination of procurement, as and when commercially practical, of products containing Conflict Minerals obtained from sources that fund or support armed conflict in the covered countries.
TML may reconsider its willingness to partner with suppliers that fail to comply with this Conflict Minerals Policy.
Suppliers and other external parties are encouraged to contact TML at conflictMinerals@tatamotors.com, if they wish to seek guidance on this Conflict Minerals Policy or report concerns.