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Company Response

2 Aug 2021

Acciona responds

After acknowledging the publication “In Broad Daylight”, ACCIONA Energy contacted the supplier JA Solar in order to obtain confirmation that the polysilicon of the photovoltaic modules supplied to the company in the last two years haven’t been made with polysilicon from the Xingiang province in China. Also, confirmation regarding that forced, child or illegal labor has not been occurred in its preparation. After this request, we received the attached document that demonstrates JA Solar's commitment to complying with the law and safeguarding human rights”. (Annex 2) From Supply chain 198 audits were carried out, of which five correspond to suppliers in a risk country (5 out of 5). In addition, Tier 2 audits were carried out of various suppliers, including JA Solar, of which the suppliers listed in the table below were audited (table 1), in none of which human rights-related findings were detected. “Reports are available if required; they are made by a third party. Additionally, and for greater security, in the contracts in the process of signing with JA Solar with the USA we are requiring compliance with the requirements of the Biden administration...