On February 13, 2003, European Union executive committee and European meeting resolution passed two environmental protection order: WEEE and RoHS, the other various countries also stipulate their relevant regulations successively.,Besides the condition of Quality, cost and lead time, customer also take environmental protection into consideration while purchasing. Darfon launch ' the green product plan ' since January of 2004 to be in the trend of environmental protection with the world.,We established trans-departmental ' General Quality Headquarter Team ' for the implementation of the leading factor ' green product plan ', set up the exclusive ' Quality project team’ to assist the pushing of business in every Division at the same time, its member contains all relevant departments.
Darfon passed IECQ QC080000 international authentication in October 2007 in coherent our Quality faith of ‘reaching the best’, systematic management harmful substances and reach the whole product goal without harmful substance progressively.
Harmful substance-Free policy
Respond green environmental protection sports by managing the procedure systematically; There are no products with harmful substance in production is our commitments to customer.
DARFON for the effective implementation of the free hazardous substances management to develop relevant targets,achieve of monitoring and continuous improvement of the spirit.
DARFON provided the supplier how to comply with the requirements of green procurement,The green parts of the recognition procedure is also build on the green electronic information platform (Vender GP).Suppliers of green parts are required to provide a hazardous substances warranty letter, the composition information, a MSDS for each component, and a third-party test report for further approval.
Green Supplier Management Process
DARFON build to Green Outsourcer Management Procedure to ensure that the outsourcing products of the quality meet the green requirements，This procedure aims to ensure that sub-contractors' products meet DARFON standards. DARFON has established a outsourcer qualification system. Each outsourcer is audited using the same criteria used in the supplier qualification system.
To fulfill corporate social responsibility and to provide all employees safe and healthy working environment, working to reduce the environmental impact of production and the prevention of occupational accidents occur. In addition to a global manufacturing base have switched by obtaining ISO 14001 environmental management system / OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety management system verification,Greenhouse gas reduction targets compared to the previous year's annual revenue per unit of greenhouse gas emissions reduction of at least 1% or more.
The electronics industry and is committed to the implementation of compliance with the Code of Conduct (EICC) of the request, and then the EICC content to the next level of suppliers.
．Declaration of Conflict-free Metal
We’re taking and will take due diligence within our supply chain to assure that “DRC Conflict-Free” for the Minerals of gold (Au), tantalum (Ta), tungsten (W), cobalt (Co) and tin (Sn) are not derived or sourced from mines in conflict areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), or illegally taxed on trade routes, either of which are controlled by non-governmental military groups, or unlawful military factions.
Trade routes not confirmed to be “Conflict Free” include direct exports from the DRC (including but not limited to), as well as exports through the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the nine countries with which it shares an internationally recognized border: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
．Conflict Minerals Policy
1. Not to purchase conflict minerals from mines in the Conflict Regions.
2. Request our suppliers to refuse to use Conflict Minerals from the Conflict Regions.
3. Request our suppliers to notify their upstream/downstream suppliers to follow Minerals Conflict-Free requirements.
4. Continuing our industry leadership and our efforts to source conflict-free minerals from the DRC where possible.
．Conflict Minerals Report
1. Darfon conflict mineral survey at least once a year
2. Suppliers who do not meet regulatory requirements must provide a removal plan.
To achieve certification of its environmental systems, Darfon's Quality Management System complies with International Standardization Organization's (ISO) and IECQ QC 080000 Hazardous Substance Process Management (HSPM) criteria,and expand to all business locations, ensure that their products conform to new environmental requirements including compliance with the European Directives for RoHS, WEEE and customer request.