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Environmental Compliance

At Pure Storage we aim to reduce our impact on the environment through a number of initiatives including product recycling, reduction of carbon footprint through responsible transportation, and choosing responsible and certified partners. We understand that environmental compliance is not enough, and strive to elevate our levels of corporate citizenship to provide value to our customers, employees, shareholders, and the community. Pure Storage complies with all aspects of WEEE (European Union's Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) including Waste Batteries Directive 2013/56/EU and RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive) in addition to working with vendors that hold environmental certifications such as ISO 14001 and  R2/RIOS. Pure Storage is committed to build a better planet through environmental sustainability and efficiency.

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Conflict Minerals Policy

Pure Storage is committed to conducting its business worldwide with respect for human rights and in compliance with applicable laws. In particular, Pure Storage takes steps to attempt to determine if conflict minerals are used in our products. Conflict minerals are described as Gold (Au), Tantalum (Ta), Tungsten (W) and Tin (Sn) that are sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo or adjoining countries. Profits from the mining of conflict minerals found in have provided financial support to armed groups that commit violence and human rights violations in the region. Consistent with our values, we do not want to contribute to conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo and adjoining countries through our procurement practices, and therefore actively work to better understand the origin of conflict minerals found in our products. We ask our suppliers to make a similar commitment. We are committed to providing non-conflict minerals to our customers by working with a supply chain that also conforms to these values. We will undertake reasonable due diligence within our supply chain to source products and materials from non-conflict sources through the request of EICC/GeSI conflict minerals reporting templates from our suppliers. There are no indications that any products supplied by Pure Storage contain the conflict minerals originated from the named regions. We will continue to monitor our supply chain to honor our commitment and applicable laws.

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