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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
SPECIALIZED DISCLOSURE REPORT
HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
780 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 800,
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
(Address of principal executive officers) ( Zip Code)
Janet E. Taylor (404) 443-2900
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report.)
Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being
filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:
Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2018.
Section 1 – Conflict Minerals Disclosure
Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report
Conflict Minerals Disclosure
Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (“Havertys,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) is a retailer of home furnishings, including furniture for
the living room, dining room, bedroom, media room and home office, as well as mattresses and accessories. We purchase the products we sell from a number of sources and may specify terms with the supplier that do not directly relate to the
manufacturing of the product and have our brand or logo affixed to their products. We also work with certain suppliers to have products manufactured to our design and specifications. These products may contain Conflict Minerals (as defined below)
necessary to their production or functionality.
Havertys has developed policies and procedures consistent with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of
Minerals for Conflict-Affected and High‑Risk Areas, including both Supplements on Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten, and the Gold Supplement (Second Edition 2013) (the “Guidance”) for supply chain diligence relating to columbite-tantalite (coltan),
cassiterite, gold, wolframite, or their derivatives, which are limited to tantalum, tin, and tungsten (collectively, “Conflict Minerals”),
taking into account the
Havertys’ position as a downstream participant in the supply chain, several steps removed from the source of origin.
In accordance with the requirements of Rule 13p-1 (the “Rule”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the
Instructions to Form SD, we undertook a reasonable country of origin inquiry (“RCOI”) to determine (i) whether any of the products contracted to be manufactured for us included components, parts or products which contained Conflict Minerals necessary
to the product’s generally expected functions, use, purpose or production and (ii) whether any necessary Conflict Minerals were sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo and adjoining countries identified in the Rule (the “Covered Countries”).
In connection with the inquiry, we (i) evaluated our products for calendar year 2018 that we contract to be manufactured to
determine which contained necessary Conflict Minerals (collectively, the “Products”), (ii) based upon such evaluation, identified the relevant first-tier supplier in the manufacturing supply chain, (iii) distributed a standard letter and the
EICC/GeSI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) to each of such suppliers requesting information on Conflict Minerals in the Products, (iv) sought and obtained the CMRTs and written certifications from each such supplier with respect to
calendar year 2018 containing representations as to the source and origin of the necessary Conflict Minerals contained in the Products.
Based upon our review of the CMRTs and certifications, Havertys has no reason to believe that any of the necessary Conflict
Minerals in the Products during the calendar year 2018 may have originated in the Covered Countries, or alternatively, did not come from recycled or scrap sources.
In accordance with Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has filed this Specialized
Disclosure Form (Form SD) with the SEC, and this Form SD is posted to the Company’s website at http://www.havertys.com/furniture/conflict-minerals-policy.
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 duly authorized undersigned.
HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES, INC.
May 29, 2019
Clarence H. Smith
Chairman of the Board, President
and Chief Executive Officer
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