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Conflict Minerals Sourcing Policy

Little Things Mean a Lot Conflict Minerals Sourcing Policy

1. Purpose:  Little Things Mean a Lot is committed to responsible sourcing practices, and we recognize the potential role of minerals in funding conflict. This policy outlines our commitment to avoiding the use of conflict minerals that originate from regions that contribute to human rights abuses.

2. Scope: This policy applies to all products manufactured or contracted by Little Things Mean a Lot that may contain tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold (3TG minerals).

3. Commitment:  Little Things Mean a Lot is committed to:

a. Diligent Inquiry: Conducting due diligence to ensure that 3TG minerals used in our products do not contribute to conflict.

b. Supplier Engagement: Engaging with our suppliers to communicate our policy and expectations regarding conflict minerals, and encouraging responsible sourcing within our supply chain.

c. Traceability: Working towards establishing and maintaining a supply chain that allows for the traceability of 3TG minerals back to their source.

4. Due Diligence Process:  Little Things Mean a Lot will undertake due diligence, in accordance with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, to identify and assess risks in our supply chain associated with conflict minerals. This process may include:

a. Supplier Surveys: Collecting information from suppliers to determine the presence and origin of conflict minerals in the supply chain.

b. Third-Party Audits: Engaging with third-party auditors to assess the compliance of our supply chain with this policy.

5. Reporting:  Little Things Mean a Lot will annually report on our due diligence efforts, progress, and steps taken to address any identified risks related to conflict minerals. This information will be made available to relevant stakeholders.

6. Continuous Improvement:  Little Things Mean a Lot is committed to continuous improvement in our conflict minerals due diligence processes and will update our policies and practices as needed.

7. Communication:  Little Things Mean a Lot will communicate this policy to our employees, suppliers, and stakeholders and will encourage them to report any concerns related to conflict minerals.

8. Compliance: Non-compliance with this policy may result in corrective actions, up to and including the termination of business relationships.

Date of Adoption: January 25, 2024

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