As a result of Section 1502 of U.S. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, companies are required to verify and disclose their sources of the raw minerals of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) responded by issuing a rule requiring companies to make public the use of conflict minerals. The purpose of these regulations is to limit funding to armed groups which control mining operations in conflict regions, including but not limited to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is known to involve forced and child labor working extremely long hours under dangerous conditions.
Dena Technologies Inc. (“DENA”) has either obtained or is in the process of obtaining information from our suppliers concerning the origins of metals used in the manufacture of products they distribute. DENA represents and warrants that it sources components which contain materials which are traceable to conflict-free sources.
DENA requests that each of our suppliers verify that the manufacturers which they represent source their raw materials from conflict-free sources and provide a statement to that effect. If there is any change in the supply chain that could