We aim to be a sincere company that our customers trust.
We aim to be a sincere company that our business partners, shareholders and local communities trust.
We aim to be a sincere company that our employees trust.
1. Provision of Safe and High-Quality Products and Services
We recognize the highly public nature of Seven & i Group as companies that conduct business impacting the lives of our customers. We will maintain high ethical standards and comply with laws and social norms to provide safe, high-quality, and superior products and services from the customer’s point of view.
2. Maintenance of Fair and Transparent Transactions
We respect free and fair competition. Therefore, we comply with relevant laws, such as related anti-trust laws and internal corporate rules, and maintain appropriate relationships with people involved in political bodies and government agencies. We conduct transactions based on appropriate conditions by following sound business practices. No transactions should be made for personal gain or benefit. Also, we do not associate with anyone seeking an economic benefit by making use of violence, force or fraudulent means, including antisocial forces.
3. Cooperation with Local and International Communities
4. Respect for Human Rights
We comply with international standards on human rights, provide education to improve directors', officers' and employees' understanding and awareness, and prohibit discriminatory treatment. Also, we endeavor to offer equal employment opportunities. Further, we monitor the human rights activities of business partners to ensure that we establish a supply chain* that respects human rights at every level. We do not permit any child labor, forced labor, or disciplinary punishment.
5. Respect for Diversity and Improvement of Job Satisfaction
We foster skills and support career formation while respecting the diversity and personality of directors, officers, and employees. We operate without prejudice, based on fair and impartial standards with regard to personnel changes, promotions, evaluations, and treatment, to create a vibrant work environment that fosters a sense of job satisfaction.
6. Preservation of the Assets and Information of the Company
We appropriately manage tangible and intangible assets of the company in accordance with the internal corporate rules, and use them only for the purpose of the company's business. In addition, we record, preserve, and manage information appropriately. In order to prevent accidents such as information leaks, we follow internal corporate rules, including those on the handling of information equipment.
7. Contribution to a Sustainable Society
We recognize that the preservation of the global environment is an essential issue in conducting all aspects of our business. We give consideration to problems such as climate change, conservation of biodiversity, and the preservation of water resources. We promise to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. We not only ensure compliance with environmental laws and the prevention of pollution but also work to reduce our environmental impact throughout the supply chain—from development of products and services, manufacturing, distribution, sales, provision of services to disposal of products.
8. Dialogue with Stakeholders
We value dialogue with stakeholders (i.e., interested parties) such as customers, business partners, shareholders, local communities, and employees. We handle opinions received in good faith and remain fully accountable to disclose information in a timely and appropriate manner.
9. Efforts Regarding Social Issues
We focus on the “Five Material Issues” identified through dialogue with stakeholders to realize a sustainable society.
＜Five Material Issues＞
(Note: The material issues identified include issues which stem from a Japan-specific social agenda.)
[ Revised on September 6, 2016 ]