Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. (Form: SD, Received: 05/31/2017 16:14:50)



 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM SD
Specialized Disclosure Report


Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-05560
 
04-2302115
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
20 Sylvan Road, Woburn, MA
 
 
 
01801
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
 
 
(Zip Code)

 
Robert J. Terry, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary 949-231-3000
 
 
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact with in connection with this report)
 
 
Check the appropriate box below to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:
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Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2016.
 



 
 
 
 
 






Section 1 – Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Items 1.01 and 1.02 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report, Exhibit
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (the “Registrant”), has determined that substantially all of its products contain components likely to contain conflict minerals. The Registrant performed a reasonable country of origin inquiry and concluded that a portion of its necessary conflict minerals may have originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country. The Registrant knows or has reason to believe that those necessary conflict minerals may not be from recycled or scrap sources. As such, the Registrant proceeded to exercise due diligence on the source and chain of custody of the conflict minerals.
The Registrant has prepared a Conflict Minerals Report, which is attached as Exhibit 1.01 to this Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD. This Conflict Minerals Report includes a discussion of the due diligence procedures performed, the Registrant’s determinations regarding the source and chain of custody of its conflict minerals, and the other disclosures required pursuant to Rule 13p-1 and Form SD under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

The Registrant has disclosed the information above, along with a copy of its Conflict Minerals Report and related materials, on its website, http://www.skyworksinc.com/SustainabilityReporting.aspx . The information contained on our website is not incorporated by reference in this Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD.
Section 2 – Exhibits
Item 2.01 Exhibits

Exhibit No.
Description
 
 
1.01
Conflict Minerals Report as required by Items 1.01 and 1.02 of this Form.







SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


 
 
 
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
 
 
 
 
May 31, 2017
By:
 
/s/ Robert J. Terry
 
Name:
 
Robert J. Terry
 
Title:
 
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 






Exhibit 1.01

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Conflict Minerals Report
For the Calendar Year Ended December 31, 2016

Background
This report for the year ended December 31, 2016, is presented to comply with Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Conflict Minerals Rule”). The Conflict Minerals Rule was adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to implement due diligence and disclosure requirements related to conflict minerals as directed by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the “Dodd-Frank Act”). The Conflict Minerals Rule imposes these due diligence and disclosure requirements on companies that file public reports with the SEC and whose manufactured products contain conflict minerals that are necessary to the functionality or production of the products. Conflict minerals are defined as cassiterite, columbite-tantalite (coltan), gold, wolframite, and their derivatives, which are limited to tin, tantalum, and tungsten (“3TG”). These requirements apply to reporting companies whatever the geographic origin of the conflict minerals and whether or not they fund armed conflict.
If a registrant can establish that the conflict minerals originated from sources other than the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country (the “Covered Countries”), or from recycled and scrap sources, the registrant must submit a Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD that describes the reasonable country of origin inquiry completed. If a registrant has reason to believe that any of the conflict minerals in the registrant’s supply chain may have originated in the Covered Countries (or if the registrant is unable to determine the country of origin of those conflict minerals) and did not originate from recycled or scrap sources, then the issuer must exercise due diligence on the conflict minerals’ source and chain of custody. The registrant must submit a Conflict Minerals Report (the “CMR”) to the SEC that includes a description of those due diligence measures.
Overview
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (herein referred to as “Skyworks,” the “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things, spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets. We conducted an analysis of our products, including both products that we manufacture and products that we contract for manufacture, and found that substantially all of these products contain components considered likely to contain 3TG. We have conducted a survey of all of our suppliers whose materials or components contain 3TG and have concluded, based on the supplier responses, that certain of our products contain 3TG that originated, or may have originated, in the Covered Countries and that is not from recycled or scrap sources.
This CMR describes the reasonable country of origin inquiry and due diligence we have performed with respect to the source and chain of custody of our conflict minerals, as well as measures we have adopted in order to mitigate the risk that the conflict minerals in our products could benefit armed groups in the Covered Countries.
Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry
The Company has an established process by which its suppliers of 3TG are identified. Following identification, those suppliers are surveyed to provide relevant information on their own Conflict Minerals programs along with disclosure of smelters / refiners within their supply chain. The Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative’s (“CFSI”) Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (“CMRT”) is used for this supplier survey activity. The company’s process includes analysis of supplier provided data, feedback to the suppliers regarding issues


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or improvements necessary, and identification of materials sourcing locations (countries of origin) using resources available to CFSI members.
Design of Due Diligence and Measures Taken (Audited)
1.
Design of the Conflict Minerals Program
To determine the source and chain of custody of 3TG necessary to the functionality and/or production of our products, we conducted due diligence on our supply chain. Our due diligence measures were developed to ascertain whether the 3TG in our products originated in the Covered Countries and, if so, whether armed groups directly or indirectly benefited as a result of the trade in these minerals. Our due diligence measures have been designed to conform, in all material respects, with the framework in The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (“OECD Guidance”) and the related Supplements for gold and for tin, tantalum and tungsten. Our due diligence process has been designed to comply with the following five steps of the OECD Guidance:
1.
Establishment of strong company management systems;
2.
Identification and assessment of risks in our supply chain;
3.
Implementation of a strategy to respond to identified risks;
4.
Audit of supply chain due diligence; and
5.
Reporting on supply chain due diligence.
2.
Due Diligence Measures Taken in 2016 Reporting Period
Following receipt of supplier-provided CMRTs, the Company evaluated the CMRTs for completeness. Smelters/refiners disclosed in the CMRTs are evaluated against the CFSI’s Conflict-Free Smelter lists to determine if the reported smelters/refiners were considered CFSI “compliant” or “active” (meaning they are on the CFSI Active list and are currently engaged in the process of having an audit scheduled and performed). The Company followed an established process to follow up with suppliers who had not submitted a CMRT deemed valid and acceptable, and also suppliers who reported smelters/refiners within their supply chain that are not on the CFSI Compliant or Active lists.
3. Independent Private Sector Audit
We obtained an independent private sector audit of the foregoing by KPMG LLP, which is set forth as Annex C to this CMR.
Description of Due Diligence (Unaudited)
1. Establishment of Strong Company Management Systems
Conflict Minerals Policy and Work Instruction
We have adopted a conflict minerals policy that makes the Company’s position on this issue clear to all stakeholders. The policy, which is published on our external website along with other Conflict Minerals information at http://www.skyworksinc.com/SustainabilityReporting.aspx , is regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. Pursuant to our conflict minerals policy, we have developed and implemented a documented work instruction, controlled within our established document control system, that governs all due diligence activities and other work processes related to conflict minerals. We also maintain a grievance reporting system (which can be found at http://www.skyworksinc.com/whistleblower ) that allows employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders to report anonymously any issues pertaining to the use of conflict minerals in our products.


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Internal Management Team
We have established an internal management team for conflict minerals that includes subject matter experts from each of the following groups within Skyworks: Sustainability, Global Sourcing (Supply Chain), Legal, Finance, Corporate Communications, and Corporate Internal Audit. The team of subject matter experts is responsible for implementing our conflict minerals compliance strategy and is led by our Director, Global Risk Management. Senior management is briefed about the results of our due diligence efforts on a regular basis.
Conflict-Free Smelter Program
As we do not typically have a direct relationship with 3TG smelters and refiners, we are engaged and actively cooperate with other major manufacturers in the semiconductor sector and other sectors. As a member of the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (“EICC”) and as outlined in the OECD Guidance, Skyworks is a participating member of the CFSI, which is an initiative of the EICC and the Global eSustainability Initiative and which audits smelters’ and refiners’ due diligence activities. The data on which we relied for certain statements in this report was obtained through our membership in the CFSI, including but not limited to the “Compliant Smelter Sourcing Information” report for member “SWKS.” The CFSI has created the Conflict Free Smelter Program (“CFSP”) which provides our industry with valuable due diligence information. Under the CFSP, smelters and refiners voluntarily undergo independent third-party audits of their procurement activities and operations. Through this CFSP audit process, a smelter/refiner is certified as “CFSP-Compliant” if the smelter/refiner has demonstrated that all processed materials originated from conflict-free sources. “Compliant” and “Active” smelter / refiner lists are available on the CFSI website and are kept up to date by the CFSI.
2. Identification and Assessment of Risks in our Supply Chain
Identification of Potential 3TG Materials and Their Suppliers
Skyworks has an established process to evaluate our products and their associated materials content. Materials and components potentially containing 3TG, and the suppliers of such materials and components, are identified on a regular basis. We survey each of these suppliers to gather sourcing information on the 3TG found in our products.
Supplier Survey
For our supplier survey, we use the CFSI’s CMRT, which was developed to facilitate disclosure and communication of information regarding smelters/refiners that provide material to a company’s supply chain. It includes questions regarding a company’s conflict-free policy, engagement with its direct suppliers, and a listing of the smelters/refiners the company and its suppliers use. In addition, the CMRT contains questions about supplier due diligence and the origin of conflict minerals included in the supplier’s products. Written instructions and recorded training illustrating the use of the tool is available on the CFSI’s website. We understand that the CMRT is being used by many companies in their due diligence processes related to conflict minerals.
Survey Results
We identified 62 direct suppliers whose materials or components contain 3TG. We rely on these suppliers to provide us with information about the source of conflict minerals contained in the materials and components supplied to us. Our direct suppliers are similarly reliant upon information provided by their suppliers. We conducted our supplier survey activity in the second and third quarters of calendar year 2016. We sent surveys to all identified direct suppliers of materials or components that potentially contain 3TG and we received responses from 100% of the surveyed suppliers.
After receiving completed surveys from our suppliers, we reviewed the responses against internally developed criteria to evaluate the quality of the responses and to determine which responses required further engagement with our suppliers. These criteria included untimely or incomplete responses as well as inconsistencies within the data reported in the survey. In particular, we compared the smelters/refiners identified by our suppliers against the lists of CFSP-Compliant and CFSP-Active facilities. We raised the overall data quality by working directly with those suppliers who provided incomplete or inconsistent responses to provide revised responses.


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Supplier survey responses included the names of 177 confirmed smelters/refiners (each with its own CFSP-assigned smelter identification number). Of these 177, 100% had been certified, as of December 31, 2016, as CFSP-Compliant. Lists of the CFSP-Compliant smelters and refiners are available via the CFSI’s website.
Efforts to Determine Mine or Location of Origin
Through our participation in the CFSI and by following our established due diligence process in accordance with the OECD Guidance, we make efforts to determine “mine or location of origin” of reported conflict minerals in our supply chain through analysis of supplier survey responses, comparison of reported smelters/refiners against the lists of CFSP-Compliant and CFSP-Active smelters/refiners, and review of country-of-origin information which is made available to CFSI members via the “Compliant Smelter Sourcing Information” list. These represent the most reasonable efforts we can make to determine the mines or locations of origin of the 3TG in our supply chain.
3. Implementation of a Strategy to Respond to Identified Risks
The primary focus of our efforts to date has been, and we anticipate going forward will continue to be, movement toward and maintenance of a supply chain that uses exclusively CFSP-Compliant smelters and refiners. During 2016, we successfully worked with our suppliers to eliminate from our supply chain several identified noncompliant smelters/refiners. To further mitigate the risk that the conflict minerals in our products could benefit armed groups in the Covered Countries, we intend to continue our membership in the EICC and in the CFSI to define and improve best practices and build leverage over the supply chain in accordance with the OECD Guidance.
In addition, we intend to continue to assist suppliers to do the following:
confirm that all smelters/refiners listed in their survey responses are actual confirmed smelters/refiners with verified CFSP identification numbers;
encourage smelters/refiners in their supply chains to be audited under the CFSP to become CFSP-Compliant;
establish alternative sources of 3TG that do not support armed conflict in the Covered Countries in the event that the suppliers determine that they have been receiving 3TG from sources that support such conflict; and
improve their systems of transparency and internal control to ensure the quality and reliability of the data they provide.
4. Audit of Supply Chain Due Diligence
As noted above, we do not have a direct relationship with any smelters or refiners that are not already confirmed as CFSP-Compliant. We do not directly conduct audits. Instead, we work through our own supply chain and the CFSI to create leverage and encourage smelters/refiners to subject their due diligence efforts to a third-party audit.
5. Reporting on Supply Chain Due Diligence
Our public disclosures regarding conflict mineral sourcing include this CMR filed with the SEC as an exhibit to the Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD. This CMR is also publicly available on our website at http://www.skyworksinc.com/SustainabilityReporting.aspx .
Determination for Calendar Year 2016
On the basis of our due diligence measures as described in this CMR, we have determined in good faith, and to the best of our knowledge, that our products were DRC Conflict Free for 2016. In this regard, and as disclosed, we had a 100% 3TG supplier response rate, and our data results indicated our smelter / refiner supply chain as 100% CFSP-Compliant. The facilities the Company believes to be used to process the Company’s necessary Conflict Minerals


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include the smelters and refiners listed in Annex A. Countries of origin, to the best of our knowledge, are listed in Annex B.
In light of our position in the supply chain, our due diligence measure can provide only reasonable, not absolute, assurance regarding the source and chain of custody of the necessary Conflict Minerals in our products. We rely on our direct suppliers to provide us with information in this regard, and those suppliers, in turn, generally must seek similar information from within their supply chains to identify the original sources of the necessary Conflict Minerals. We also rely, to a significant extent, on information collected and provided by independent third party audit programs. Such sources of information may yield inaccurate or incomplete information and may be subject to fraud.


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Annex A
Subject Mineral
Smelter or Refiner Name
Country of Smelter or Refiner
Gold
Aida Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Allgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt A.G.
GERMANY
Gold
AngloGold Ashanti Córrego do Sítio Mineração
BRAZIL
Gold
Argor-Heraeus S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Asahi Pretec Corp.
JAPAN
Gold
Asahi Refining Canada Ltd.
CANADA
Gold
Asahi Refining USA Inc.
UNITED STATES
Gold
Asaka Riken Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Aurubis AG
GERMANY
Gold
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines)
PHILIPPINES
Gold
Boliden AB
SWEDEN
Gold
C. Hafner GmbH + Co. KG
GERMANY
Gold
CCR Refinery - Glencore Canada Corporation
CANADA
Gold
Chimet S.p.A.
ITALY
Gold
Dowa
JAPAN
Gold
Eco-System Recycling Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Elemetal Refining, LLC
UNITED STATES
Gold
Heimerle + Meule GmbH
GERMANY
Gold
Heraeus Ltd. Hong Kong
CHINA
Gold
Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KG
GERMANY
Gold
Ishifuku Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Istanbul Gold Refinery
TURKEY
Gold
Jiangxi Copper Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC
UNITED STATES
Gold
Kojima Chemicals Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
LS-NIKKO Copper Inc.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Materion
UNITED STATES
Gold
Matsuda Sangyo Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Metalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Metalor Technologies (Singapore) Pte., Ltd.
SINGAPORE
Gold
Metalor Technologies S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Metalor USA Refining Corporation
UNITED STATES
Gold
Metalúrgica Met-Mex Peñoles S.A. De C.V.
MEXICO
Gold
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
JAPAN
Gold
Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Nadir Metal Rafineri San. Ve Tic. A. Ş .
TURKEY
Gold
Nihon Material Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Ohura Precious Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
PAMP S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
PT Aneka Tambang (Persero) Tbk
INDONESIA
Gold
PX Précinox S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd.
SOUTH AFRICA
Gold
Republic Metals Corporation
UNITED STATES
Gold
Royal Canadian Mint
CANADA


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Gold
SEMPSA Joyería Platería S.A.
SPAIN
Gold
Shandong Zhaojin Gold & Silver Refinery Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Sichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
SOE Shyolkovsky Factory of Secondary Precious Metals
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
Solar Applied Materials Technology Corp.
TAIWAN
Gold
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
JAPAN
Gold
The Refinery of Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Tokuriki Honten Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Umicore Brasil Ltda.
BRAZIL
Gold
Umicore Precious Metals Thailand
THAILAND
Gold
Umicore S.A. Business Unit Precious Metals Refining
BELGIUM
Gold
United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.
UNITED STATES
Gold
Valcambi S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Western Australian Mint trading as The Perth Mint
AUSTRALIA
Gold
Yamamoto Precious Metal Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Yokohama Metal Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Zhongyuan Gold Smelter of Zhongjin Gold Corporation
CHINA
Gold
Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. Gold Refinery
CHINA
Tantalum
Changsha South Tantalum Niobium Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Conghua Tantalum and Niobium Smeltry
CHINA
Tantalum
D Block Metals, LLC
UNITED STATES
Tantalum
Duoluoshan
CHINA
Tantalum
Exotech Inc.
UNITED STATES
Tantalum
F&X Electro-Materials Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Global Advanced Metals Aizu
JAPAN
Tantalum
Global Advanced Metals Boyertown
UNITED STATES
Tantalum
Guangdong Zhiyuan New Material Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Co., Ltd.
THAILAND
Tantalum
H.C. Starck GmbH Goslar
GERMANY
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Hermsdorf GmbH
GERMANY
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Inc.
UNITED STATES
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Smelting GmbH & Co. KG
GERMANY
Tantalum
Hengyang King Xing Lifeng New Materials Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Hi-Temp Specialty Metals, Inc.
UNITED STATES
Tantalum
JiuJiang JinXin Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Jiujiang Tanbre Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
LSM Brasil S.A.
BRAZIL
Tantalum
Mineração Taboca S.A.
BRAZIL
Tantalum
Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
Ningxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Plansee SE Liezen
AUSTRIA
Tantalum
Plansee SE Reutte
AUSTRIA
Tantalum
Solikamsk Magnesium Works OAO
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tantalum
Taki Chemical Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
Telex Metals
UNITED STATES
Tantalum
Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC
KAZAKHSTAN
Tantalum
Yichun Jin Yang Rare Metal Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group Co., Ltd.
CHINA


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Tin
Alpha
UNITED STATES
Tin
China Tin Group Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Cooperativa Metalurgica de Rondônia Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
CV Ayi Jaya
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Gita Pesona
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Serumpun Sebalai
INDONESIA
Tin
CV United Smelting
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Venus Inti Perkasa
INDONESIA
Tin
Dowa
JAPAN
Tin
Elmet S.L.U.
SPAIN
Tin
EM Vinto
BOLIVIA
Tin
Fenix Metals
POLAND
Tin
Gejiu Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Jiangxi Ketai Advanced Material Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Magnu's Minerais Metais e Ligas Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC)
MALAYSIA
Tin
Melt Metais e Ligas S.A.
BRAZIL
Tin
Metallic Resources, Inc.
UNITED STATES
Tin
Metallo-Chimique N.V.
BELGIUM
Tin
Mineração Taboca S.A.
BRAZIL
Tin
Minsur
PERU
Tin
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
JAPAN
Tin
O.M. Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
THAILAND
Tin
O.M. Manufacturing Philippines, Inc.
PHILIPPINES
Tin
Operaciones Metalurgical S.A.
BOLIVIA
Tin
PT Aries Kencana Sejahtera
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Artha Cipta Langgeng
INDONESIA
Tin
PT ATD Makmur Mandiri Jaya
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Babel Inti Perkasa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Bangka Prima Tin
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Bangka Tin Industry
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Belitung Industri Sejahtera
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Bukit Timah
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Cipta Persada Mulia
INDONESIA
Tin
PT DS Jaya Abadi
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Eunindo Usaha Mandiri
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Inti Stania Prima
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Mitra Stania Prima
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Panca Mega Persada
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Prima Timah Utama
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Refined Bangka Tin
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Sariwiguna Binasentosa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Stanindo Inti Perkasa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Sumber Jaya Indah
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Timah (Persero) Tbk Kundur
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Timah (Persero) Tbk Mentok
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Tinindo Inter Nusa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Wahana Perkit Jaya
INDONESIA
Tin
Resind Indústria e Comércio Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Rui Da Hung
TAIWAN


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Tin
Soft Metais Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Thaisarco
THAILAND
Tin
VQB Mineral and Trading Group JSC
VIETNAM
Tin
White Solder Metalurgia e Mineração Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Yunnan Tin Company Limited
CHINA
Tungsten
A.L.M.T. TUNGSTEN Corp.
JAPAN
Tungsten
Chenzhou Diamond Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Chongyi Zhangyuan Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Fujian Jinxin Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Huaxing Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Jiangwu Ferrotungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Seadragon W & Mo Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Global Tungsten & Powders Corp.
UNITED STATES
Tungsten
Guangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
H.C. Starck GmbH
GERMANY
Tungsten
H.C. Starck Smelting GmbH & Co.KG
GERMANY
Tungsten
Hunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Hunan Chuangda Vanadium Tungsten Co., Ltd. Wuji
CHINA
Tungsten
Hunan Chunchang Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Hydrometallurg, JSC
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tungsten
Japan New Metals Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tungsten
Jiangwu H.C. Starck Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Gan Bei Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Tonggu Non-ferrous Metallurgical & Chemical Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Xinsheng Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Kennametal Huntsville
UNITED STATES
Tungsten
Niagara Refining LLC
UNITED STATES
Tungsten
Nui Phao H.C. Starck Tungsten Chemicals Manufacturing LLC
VIETNAM
Tungsten
Tejing (Vietnam) Tungsten Co., Ltd.
VIETNAM
Tungsten
Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten AG
AUSTRIA
Tungsten
Xiamen Tungsten (H.C.) Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Xiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA




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Annex B
Countries of Origin
Australia
Austria
Benin
Bolivia
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Democratic Republic of Congo
Ecuador
Eritrea
Ethiopia
France
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guyana
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Japan
Laos
Madagascar
Malaysia
Mali
Mexico
Mongolia
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Panama
Peru
Portugal
Russia
Rwanda


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Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Spain
Thailand
Togo
Uganda
United States of America
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Zimbabwe



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Annex C
INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTANT’S REPORT

To Board of Directors and Shareholders of Skyworks Solutions, Inc.:

We have examined:

whether the design of Skyworks Solutions Inc.’s (the “Company”) due diligence framework as set forth in section 1. Design of the Conflict Minerals Program of the Conflict Minerals Report for the calendar year ended December 31, 2016 (the “Conflict Minerals Report”), is in conformity, in all material respects, with the criteria set forth in the Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas, Third Edition 2016 (the “OECD Due Diligence Guidance”), and

whether the Company’s description of the due diligence measures it performed, as set forth in section 2. Due Diligence Measures Taken in 2016 Reporting Period of the Conflict Minerals Report, is consistent, in all material respects, with the due diligence process that the Company undertook.

Management is responsible for the design of the Company’s due diligence framework and the description of the Company’s due diligence measures set forth in the Conflict Minerals Report, and the performance of the due diligence measures. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the design of the Company’s due diligence framework and on the description of the due diligence measures the Company performed, based on our examination.


Our examination was conducted in accordance with attestation standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the standards applicable to attestation engagements contained in Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States. Those standards require that we plan and perform the examination to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the design of the Company’s due diligence framework is in conformity with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance and whether the description of the due diligence measures the Company performed is consistent with the due diligence process that the Company undertook, in all material respects. An examination involves performing procedures to obtain evidence about the design of the Company’s due diligence framework and the description of the due diligence measures the Company performed. The nature, timing and extent of the procedures selected depend on our judgment, including an assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the design of the Company’s due diligence framework and the description of the due diligence measures the Company performed, whether due to error or fraud. We believe that the evidence we obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a reasonable basis for our opinion.

Our examination was not conducted for the purpose of evaluating:

The consistency of the due diligence measures that the Company performed with either the design of the Company’s due diligence framework or the OECD Due Diligence Guidance;
The completeness of the Company’s description of the due diligence measures performed;
The suitability of the design or operating effectiveness of the Company’s due diligence process;
Whether a third party can determine from the Conflict Minerals Report if the due diligence measures the Company performed are consistent with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance;
The Company’s reasonable country of origin inquiry (RCOI), including the suitability of the design of the RCOI, its operating effectiveness, or the results thereof; or
The Company’s conclusions about the source or chain of custody of its conflict minerals, those products subject to due diligence, or the DRC Conflict Free status of its products.



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Accordingly, we do not express an opinion or any other form of assurance on the aforementioned matters or any other matters included in any section of the Conflict Minerals Report other than sections 1. Design of the Conflict Minerals Program and 2. Due Diligence Measures Taken in 2016 Reporting Period referenced in paragraph 1 of this report.

In our opinion,

the design of the Company’s due diligence framework for the calendar year ended December 31, 2016, as set forth in section 1. Design of the Conflict Minerals Program of the Conflict Minerals Report is in conformity, in all material respects, with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, and

the Company’s description of the due diligence measures it performed as set forth in section 2. Due Diligence Measures Taken in 2016 Reporting Period of the Conflict Minerals Report, is consistent, in all material respects, with the due diligence process that the Company undertook.

/s/ KPMG LLP
Atlanta, Georgia
May 31, 2017



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