Toray CSR Guidelines were established as a foundation for Toray Group management activities in and outside Japan as well as to facilitate its contributions to the building of a sustainable society. The ten guidelines are implemented via concrete annual plans, also referred to as action programs, established specifically for each guideline and carried out using plan-do-check-act (PDCA) management practices. Such Action programs are flexible to changing times and societal needs, and are revised as necessary.
|1. Corporate Governance
Continually revise management systems, strengthen internal controls as part of efforts to fulfill the company’s social responsibilities.
|2. Ethics and Compliance
Ensure all executives and employees uphold a sense of responsibility, fairness and high ethical standards, and act with a keen sense of compliance to maintain the trust of society.
|3. Safety, Accident Prevention, and Environmental Preservation
Ensure the safety and health of society and employees, and protect the environment in all business processes, from procuring raw materials and manufacturing to the supply and disposal of products.
|4. Product Quality and Safety
Provide safe, highly reliable products by striving to enhance management systems for product quality assurance and safety, and disclose appropriate information.
|5. Risk Management
Under normal conditions, assess and analyze risks, and strive to mitigate and prevent them from materializing; and in the event of a crisis that could have a significant impact on management activities, strive to prevent damage from increasing, by bringing the situation quickly under control and normalizing conditions with a prompt and appropriate response.
Disclose corporate information in an active, fair and straightforward manner to maintain management transparency; and disclose information appropriately to encourage dialogue and cooperation with stakeholders including customers, employees, stockholders, business partners, consumers, mass media, and other parties.
|7. Contributing Solutions to Social Issues through Business Activities
Leverage innovation to address global-scale environmental issues such as climate change and provide solutions for various social issues such as the need to improve the quality of medical care, the need to reduce the burden on medical staff, health maintenance and longevity, and personal safety, thereby helping to build a more sustainable world.
|8. Human Rights Promotion and Human Resources Development
Respect human rights, provide safe and healthy workplaces for employees, secure and train personnel, and diversify while striving to protect employment.
|9. Facilitating CSR Initiatives Throughout the Supply Chain
Promote CSR initiatives in areas including environmental preservation and human rights throughout the entire supply chain by working closely with suppliers, processing vendors, customers and distribution companies.
|10. Social Contribution Activities as a Good Corporate Citizen
Proactively participate in local communities and the larger society in order to contribute to development in a way betting a good corporate citizen.
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