The ITSCI Programme
ITSCI assists companies with due diligence and responsible sourcing of minerals from high risk areas. It is a joint industry membership programme between the T.I.C. and the International Tin Association (formerly ITRI) designed to assist companies with traceability, due diligence and audit requirements on purchases of minerals from high risk areas as recommended in the OECD Due Diligence Guidelines and UN recommendations.
Our activities are based around inclusivity and encouraging progressive improvement in the supply chain. The Programme aims to aid compliance with the US Dodd Frank Law, section 1502 on conflict minerals, in relation to the Rules published by the SEC but is not in itself a certification system. It also complements other initiatives, including the RMI's audit programme, the ICGLR's Regional Certification Initiative, and BGR's Certified Trading Chains Initiative (CTC).
Full information about the ITSCI Programme is available here.
Full details of the ITSCI whistleblowing policy are here. Alternatively email email@example.com or director(at)tanb.org and clearly indicate to the recipient that the "disclosure must be managed in accordance with ITSCI’s Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure".
Whistleblowers can contact anyone in ITSCI, including:
- The local and regional ITSCI field staff and managers
- Pact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Secretariat (International Tin Association): email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Governance Committee: International Tin Association (email@example.com) and the T.I.C. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Synergy, the ITSCI Independent Evaluators: http://synergy-global.net
The whistleblower may indicate if for some reason he does not wish the disclosure to be managed by the ITSCI incident reporting officer according to the described process.
The disclosure can be made verbally, in writing, or via electronic communication in any language.