Social responsibility in business practices
Have written rules to inform employees of their social responsibilities and ensure they strictly fulfill such social responsibilities in areas such as business policy and code of conduct in business practices, and to pursue the fulfilment of social responsibilities based on appropriate management systems.
Free Competition and Fair Business Dealings
Pursue honest business activities by engaging in honest competition in abidance with Japan’s Antimonopoly Act and the relevant laws of other countries and regions, and by abiding with other laws related to business dealings.
Compliance with trade-related laws and regulations
Comply with trade-related laws and regulations of each country and region, and under no circumstances get involved in dealings that risk endangering world peace and safety and the maintenance of world order.
Respect and protection of intellectual property rights
Acquire and protect intellectual property rights for your company, respect the intellectual property rights of other companies, and ensure you do not infringe upon the intellectual rights of other companies.
Proper management and utilization of information
Properly manage and efficiently utilize confidential information and personal information of your own and other companies, and always ensure that such information is obtained under lawful means.
Prohibition of insider trading
To maintain trust as company, do not take a part in the buying and selling of stockshares with the aid of non-disclosed information obtained from your own or other companies (insider trading).
Timely and proper disclosure of corporate information
When stakeholders make requests for information based on proper reasons and conditions, do everything possible to disclose such information in a timely manner, and strive to further communication with stakeholders.
Preservation of the global environment
Observe all applicable laws and regulations in each country and world region, and practice initiatives that preserve and improve the global environment in all aspects of your business operations, including product develop, manufacturing, sales, distribution, and service.
Ensure safe operations and appropriate hygiene management
Take all possible precautions for safe operations and act with a mindset of “Safety First” to ensure the safety of the workplace and further gain the trust of people in the regions you serve.
Implement appropriate hygiene management and disease prevention measures.
Respect for human rights and diversity, and compliance with labor-related laws
Respect individual human rights, diverse values, and working philosophies, and strive to build a workplace where people feel safe and free to work in their own way. In addition, observe both the letter and spirit of all labor laws and regulations of each country and region, and under no circumstances sanction the labor of underage employees, minors who do not meet minimum legal age requirements (child labor), or labor performed under compulsion or against a person’s will (forced labor).
If there are contradictions between laws of each country and internationally accepted standards of human rights, pursue the method to respect universal human right principles at maximum efforts.
Practicing moderation in entertainment, gift exchanges, and invitations
Exercise moderation and perform within the acceptable range of social norms and obey the laws and regulations of each country and region in regards to entertainment, the exchange of presents, and invitation relating to your business. In particular, do not entertain, provide gifts of monetary value, or extend invitations to public officials in Japan or abroad that violate the applicable laws and regulations in each country and region.
Proper grasp of industry risks and implementation of business continuity Management
Conduct appropriate risk management in your company’s business activities, and have a business continuity Management (BCM) in place.
Inclusive and integrated business continuity management that a company formulate a plan, operate and revise the plan for continuous.