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We aim to not use conflict minerals from any conflict-affected or high-risk areas, including from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries that have been mined in support of armed conflict, in any products. Conflict-affected or high-risk areas include areas in a state of armed conflict or fragile post-conflict, those witnessing weak or non-existent governance and security or widespread violations of international law including human rights abuses. Our suppliers may continue to source minerals from these regions so long as they follow applicable laws and these minerals are sourced from mines or smelters that are verified as conflict-free. We are committed to conducting ongoing due diligence and setting clear expectations with our suppliers.
Conflict minerals disclosure - USA
Unilever and other public companies listed in the US are required to disclose information about products they manufacture that may contain conflict minerals originating from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or adjoining countries.
Copies of such disclosures on Form SD, filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), are available to read in the Downloads.