Employees must know, respect and obey laws and regulations related to work.
If we are unfamiliar with a regulation we must actively seek advice from the legal section, administrative agencies, experts outside the company, etc.
We must report to and notify administrative agencies when the laws, and regulations require it.
Obeying company regulations
Employees must know, respect and obey company regulations
Employees must check messages from the company and respond to them immediately.
If employees do not understand the details of regulations or messages, advice must be sort through the department that is in charge of them.
We must report when the company rules require it.
We must comply with the ‘Insider trading Management Regulations’. Insider trading is prohibited and stock transactions are also forbidden if insider trading is suspected.
We appropriately conduct work to keep a promise to shareholders, customers, consumers, creditors, suppliers, employees, etc., as a representative of the company or a person in charge.
We promise to provide information that is accurate and valid and we strive for clarity which prevents the problem of misunderstanding.
Company regulations stipulate that employees must handle confidential information carefully.
Security management is taken seriously. Employees must take steps to ensure protection of confidential information by locking bookshelves, locking office doors, keeping passwords for computers secret and protecting documents.
Confidential information concerning the company, customers, suppliers, business partners or employees is kept confidential. Information must not be disclosed outside of the workplace against company rules.
The privacy of others is respected.
Information is kept accurate: misrepresentation of facts is prohibited.
Negative information must not be concealed and misleading others by exaggerating the facts is prohibited.
If there is negative information, it must be reported immediately. Contacting and consulting with colleagues, through cooperation, can establish the best strategy to deal with the situation.
Disclosing, providing and reporting the information must be done appropriately and timely and the information must be correct.
Disclosure of information must be done fairly, accurately and timely which enhances our reputation in the community.
Ignoring our responsibilities
We are responsible to report any acts of misconduct or violations to our supervisors or consult with committee that is in charge of addressing complaints and grievances. We must act regardless of our position, department or the extent of our responsibility.
Not blaming others
Certain preventative countermeasures must be found to solve problems immediately. Employees must take responsibility for all aspects of work and not blame others if a problem occurs.
Problems must be solved at an early stage; otherwise the problem could get bigger.
No document shall be altered and no false entries shall be made on the books or records for any reason.
Fair treatment is given to all employees. There is no form of discrimination against gender, age, physical disabilities, sexual orientation, nationality, beliefs, backgrounds, religion, race, disabilities, medical history etc. We regard differences of personality and respect it.
It is prohibited to use language that is deemed to be discriminatory or has potential to offend others.
Private and public matters
Fraud, theft or use of company property for personal use is forbidden.
We do not confuse business with personal matters.
Wearing the uniform outside of working hours while participating in private activities for extended periods is forbidden. The uniform should not be worn while shopping, eating at restaurants or engaging in forms of entertainment such as gambling (playing pachinko)
Practice of corporate ethics
Relationship with society
Contribution to society
We make continual efforts to achieve company management philosophy at a higher level which is contributing to the prosperity of society by providing high-value products from our customers’ point of view through imagination and diligency with a sense of unity and responsibility.
Always having the idea which is “a company has a responsibility as a part of society” in mind, we obey laws, regulations and ethics, and work every day.
We must strive to be both a good businessperson and citizen. Focusing on a good relationship within the community and society is important.
Driving while intoxicated is prohibited. If a friend or colleague is intoxicated it is our duty to help. We must stop that person from driving.
If a friend or colleague is drunk, we must not lend that person a car and refrain from giving that person more alcohol.
If we cause a traffic accident, our top priority is to help the victims. If we are the victim, we must act in an appropriate manner and be understanding to others.
Following the 5S and 3Y rule is essential for driving safely.
Speed …Keeping the legal speed
Signal …Making sure the light is green
Stop …Stopping at the stop sign
Seat belt …Wearing a seat belt
Sake (Alcohol) …Do not drink alcohol
Yutori driving (Driving with adequate time and in a relaxed manner)
Yuzuriai driving (Driving with consideration for others)
Yochi driving (Driving carefully and being aware of hidden dangers)
Environmental preservation and conservation
The company strives to protect the environment so we must think about how to dispose of waste properly and efficiently.
We effectively use and recycle resources and energy, such as a purchasing recycled products and trying to minimize the use of paper.
By not having “dead stock” and improving yield rate and we contribute to save resources and preserve global environment.
We treat our customers and suppliers and subcontract factories fairly and with honesty.
We must comply with competition laws in each country and we must not make illegal arrangements with our competitors such as cartel behavior, price fixing and allocation.
It is prohibited to practice unethical business such as making unreasonable or dishonest requests.
Business entertainment and gift
When we provide business entertainment and present a gift, we always follow the “Guideline of business entertainment and gift”.
Security Trade Control
We do not export things, which have a possibility to be used as firearms or weapons: it is our responsibility to maintain international peace and safety.
When it is uncertain if the freight/technology have risk to be diverted for military purpose, we confirm with the Export Control Committee.
Relationships with politics and government
We must never conduct activities that may cause suspicion with respect to influencing governmental officials. Relationships concerning politics must remain fair and transparent.
Severance of relationship with antisocial forces
We do not get involved with antisocial behavior such as corporate racketeers, gangs, ‘black journalism’ etc. which pose a threat to social order and safety. We must behave sensibly, justly and with common sense.
e never have a relationship with antisocial forces and the related people or groups.
Relationship with other employees
Establishing a comfortable environment in the office.
Respecting the personality and abilities of individuals, we strive to establish the office environment where we can fully exercise our personality and abilities.
We should never cause discomfort to others such as harassment.
We thoroughly conduct the ‘6S’ activities in the workplace: arrangement, order, cleaning, cleanliness, discipline and good habits.
We obey the rules and etiquette in regard to smoking.
Health and safety of the workplace
We must always stay vigilant against dangers in the workplace and be concerned about the safety of the work. If we find a dangerous situation, we must report it to our supervisors and take immediate and appropriate measures.
When an industrial accident or disaster happens, we strive to secure the safety of human life as a top priority and prevent the damage from spreading.