1. Compliance Declarations
Our company's management philosophy is as follows: "Through the provision of high-quality products, we will support the development of industry and contribute to the creation of an environmentally-friendly, safe society." On that basis, and as a specialist trading company with a core business of chemical products and raw materials, we endeavor to provide accurate information and high-quality products, as well as services as an agent for transactions and services relating to planning and development. In doing so, we make a contribution to society.
In the practice of the preceding, we treat compliance management and the adherence to all laws and regulations in every aspect of our company's business activities as a basic management policy. In addition to establishing compliance regulations, we have established our Standards of Conduct, which guide the conduct of our executives and employees. We hereby declare that we will act with sound social judgment.
2. Standards of Conduct
2.1 Development of fair business practices
2.1.1 We will compete fairly, transparently, and freely in compliance with relevant laws and ordinances. We will provide safe, high-quality products and services.
2.1.2 Regarding the exchange of gifts and dining with clients, etc., we will not violate any law or deviate from generally accepted practices.
2.1.3 We will properly manage all confidential information and/or trade secrets obtained during the course of business. We will never disclose said information without consent.
2.1.4 All of the information that we provide regarding our business activities will be accurate.
2.1.5 We will perform taxation accounting processes properly and in accordance with all related laws and accounting standards, etc.
2.1.6 We will take firm measures against anti-social forces, unlawful forces, etc.
2.1.7 We will properly handle chemicals and comply with all laws and regulations relating to chemicals.
Additionally, we will endeavor to protect the environment, in compliance with all environmental laws and regulations. We will actively work to reduce and mitigate our burden on the environment.
2.1.8 We will not engage in any conduct that infringes upon any other company's intellectual property.
2.1.9 We will comply with all laws of every country relating to importing and exporting.
2.1.10 We will properly handle any and all personal information obtained in the course of business.
2.2 Regarding the relationship between the company and its executives/employees
2.2.1 We as a company will endeavor to ensure a safe, hygienic work environment, in compliance with all labor-related laws.
2.2.2 We will not engage in discriminatory conduct or harassment of any kind.
2.2.3 We will not disclose any information of a private nature acquired through the workplace without the consent of the individual in question.
2.2.4 We will manage company property appropriately. Company property will not be used for personal purposes or any other improper purposes, etc.
In recent years, concern for safety and security have been growing on an international scale with regard to the effects of chemical substances, manufacturing processes, and other sources on humans, plants, animals, and the planet's environment.
We are a specialist trading company that deals in chemical substances. In order to respond to the aforementioned global developments in the management of chemical substances, we are positioning the construction of a chemical management system that stresses compliance as a critical policy for our company, and implementing this system accordingly.
Specific measures include:
•The acquisition of ISO 14001
•The formulation and application of in-house rules for the management of chemical substances
•The marketing of products that diminish environmental impacts
•Our participation in the Japan Chemical Exporters and Importers Association
•The establishment of a chemical compliance committee, which meets regularly
•The improvement of our capabilities through regular employee participation in workshops
... and more.
Regulations relating to these activities are being established, reinforced, and applied strictly in territories around the world, including Asia and Europe (with its REACH regulation).
In our overseas dealings as well, we coordinate with our local subsidiaries, the relevant agencies, and all other interested parties, and conduct business with careful attention paid to our operations that involve the handling of chemicals in each region. We endeavor to make the most of our expertise as a trading company specializing in chemicals, to come together with our clients and assist in solving problems whenever they may occur, and to always provide service accordingly.
Through our chemical compliance measures, we will tackle global environmental issues, while also providing our clients with safety and peace of mind, and continuing to take action in service of society.
Chief Administrator, Chemical Compliance