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Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Zijin Mining" or "Company") is committed to conducting business in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and the highest ethical standards. The Company undertakes to conduct business with professionalism, honesty and integrity in all business transactions and relationships, and prohibits any activity that would adversely affect the Company's integrity and reputation.

The company has formulated the Policy Statement on Business Ethics Management in an effort to enable all stakeholders to more directly learn about the Company's understanding, commitments and safeguards for business ethics.

http://www.zijinmining.com/upload/file/2020/09/24/4b83eefd2d5e4b40a28d864e0a0c5f55.pdf

https://www1.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2020/0924/2020092401485.pdf

The Company believes that effective and unobstructed whistleblowing helps the Company discover and resolve problems, promote business development and safeguard the interests of all stakeholders. To this end, the Company has formulated the Policy Statement on Whistleblowing Management to protect the privacy, security and statutory rights of whistleblowers, who may choose either identify themselves or preserve their anonymity, through systematic reporting and protection measures.

http://www.zijinmining.com/upload/file/2020/09/24/8cb0a36529b646c39e1162b8b0bf529b.pdf

https://www1.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2020/0924/2020092401493.pdf

Management structure

Zijin Mining has established a top-down ESG structure under the leadership of the Company's board of directors. The strategy committee of the board of directors has been added with the corresponding responsibilities on ESG management, under which the ESG committee has been established to carry out the Company's social responsibility management philosophy.

The Board of Supervisors is the highest level organization to supervise the Company's business ethics and anti-corruption actions. The Company guarantees the independence of the Board of Supervisors, to establish an internal supervision system of inspection, audit, internal risk control and mutual cooperation of compliance and legal affairs, and take charge of the discipline inspection, supervision, audit and internal control evaluation of the company.

The Company establishes the Supervision and Audit Office as a competent department in charge of supervision and auditing and a daily work organization of the Board of Supervisors. Each ownership enterprise establishes a supervision and audit department, which works under the leadership of its corresponding Board of Supervisors as an essential part of the supervision system in the company.

Policy standards

The Board of Directors, the Board of Supervisors, and operating management of Zijin Mining are committed to conduct their business in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and the highest ethical standards. Guided by relevant laws and regulations related to anti-corruption in China, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of the US, the Bribery Act of the UK, and the laws in the countries (regions) where the company operates, and with reference to the Agreement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials, the Company has developed a series of anti-corruption systems to reduce the risk of internal fraud and commercial bribery.

Due diligence on suppliers

Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Zijin Mining" or "Company") attaches great importance to long-term and stable cooperation with suppliers. The success of the Company depends on the full support of suppliers. In the selection of and cooperation with suppliers, Zijin Mining has formulated a series of codes of conduct for suppliers. By learning about the suppliers’ compliance with laws, safety, environmental and health management systems, and compliance with anti-corruption laws, the Company will finally choose those who have the same values and can meet our requirements, to establish long-term partnerships.

For details, see the Policy Statement on Supplier Management

http://www.zijinmining.com/upload/file/2020/09/24/5f0d1ed76ec945b1a5539fe8088a2555.pdf

https://www1.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2020/0924/2020092401487.pdf



Due diligence performed on suppliers


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Regular monitoring after shortlisted as approved suppliers

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