Stryker Corporation and its affiliated companies ("Stryker") support of responsible sourcing.
Stryker’s ongoing effort to eliminate the use of Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten and Gold (“3TG”) from sources that may finance armed conflict and promote human rights abuses in The Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries including: Angola; Burundi; Central African Republic; The Republic of the Congo; Rwanda; South Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; and Zambia (“Conflict Region”).
Stryker supports responsible sourcing from the Conflict Region and expects its suppliers to procure material containing 3TG from socially responsible sources. The goal is to eliminate funding to human rights abusers while continuing to support socially responsible commerce in the Conflict Region.
In support of this Policy, Stryker will among other things:
Questions or comments about this procedure should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our SEC Form SD and Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of our website.
Since it was founded by Dr. Homer H. Stryker in 1941, Stryker Corporation has been committed to conducting its affairs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and the highest ethical standards. Stryker also expects its business partners and suppliers to help to ensure that we continue to meet our commitment to responsible supply chain management. Efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from our supply chain are part of our comprehensive commitment to ethics, compliance with laws and social responsibility.
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 became effective on 1 January, 2012. The act declares that slavery and human trafficking are crimes under state, federal and international law, and requires that retailers and manufacturers doing business in the state of California disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chain. The statements below are Stryker’s response to this requirement.