Plantronics is committed to ethical business principles and promotion of human rights. This includes responsible manufacturing of our products and responsible sourcing of materials. Plantronics requires its suppliers to share in this commitment and has established the Plantronics Supplier Code of Conduct which outlines our expectations of Plantronics suppliers in conducting business in a legal, ethical and responsible manner.
Plantronics Supplier Code of Conduct requires Plantronics suppliers ensure that parts and products supplied to Plantronics containing tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold, be DRC Conflict-free. DRC Conflict-free parts and products contain no metals derived from “Conflict Minerals” such that they directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups through mining or mineral trading in the Democratic Republic of Congo, or adjoining countries where human rights violations are alleged. In accordance with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Reform & Consumer Protection Act, Plantronics is working with its suppliers to conduct due diligence and implement policies and procedures so that Plantronics may make proper and accurate disclosures and to enable Plantronics products to be DRC Conflict-free. Due diligence methods employed by Plantronics and its suppliers are based on those described in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.