CONFLICT FREE RAW MATERIALS
We have systems and processes in place that enable us to reasonably exclude raw materials from the Democratic Republic of Congo and
Based on customer requirements, we may adapt our sourcing process to include fair-mining and fair-trade organizations to ensure full
physical traceability throughout the supply chain. Alternatively, GSN supports the use of recycled metals and plastics (if technologically applicable).
In the future, we are strongly interacting with manufacturers of plastics granulate as well as fair metals. For plastics, there are certain
new materials that do involve less or no raw oil and are better bio-degradable. For metals, we are waiting for the first certified "fair" metal mine within China.