Human RightsTokyo Century Group Human Rights Policy
We are mindful of corporate social responsibility, offer high expertise and a wide range of unique financial services by leveraging our flexible business domain, and have set out in our management philosophy that we will contribute to the creation of an environmentally sound, sustainable economy and society that enables economic development through the effective use of resources.
We have formulated this Human Rights Policy in accordance with our management philosophy and promote respect for human rights throughout our business activities.
Recognizing respect for human rights as a key issue, we will cultivate a corporate culture that allows diverse human resources to fully demonstrate their skills and individual characteristics to become a company where all officers and employees can hone their expertise and experience growth as well as a sense of pride.
This Human Rights Policy applies to all officers and employees of the Tokyo Century Group. We expect all of our stakeholders, including customers and suppliers of the Group companies, to also respect human rights.
2. Affirmed international standards
We endorse and have signed the United Nations Global Compact. We also refer to the International Bill of Human Rights (Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Covenants on Human Rights), the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work* in implementing initiatives for respecting human rights.
*Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor, the effective abolition of child labor, elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation, and equal remuneration for work of equal value.
3. Legal compliance
We comply with the relevant laws and regulations in each country or region where we operate. Where there is a conflict between internationally recognized standards and regional laws or regulations, we will find a way to respect international standards.
4. Where the policy stands
This Human Rights Policy was established after deliberation by the Management Meeting followed by approval by the Board of Directors.
5. Human rights of all officers and employees
We respect the human rights of all officers and employees and respect our mutual human rights and human dignity while striving to create a vibrant, rewarding working environment. Furthermore, we promote diversity and inclusion in accordance with the separately established Basic Diversity Policy and foster a corporate culture that enables diverse talent to thrive in an environment free from discrimination based on race, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, and nationality.
6. Human rights due diligence
We recognize that our businesses and services have the potential to cause or contribute to adverse impacts on human rights in any domain, and we conduct appropriate due diligence to prevent or mitigate such impacts associated with our business activities.
If we find that our business has caused or contributed to adverse impacts on human rights, we will strive to provide a remedy to those affected.
8. Dialogues with stakeholders
We will conduct dialogues with stakeholders on our human rights initiatives.
9. Communication and education
We engage in communication and education to ensure that all officers and employees understand the importance of respecting human rights and that the Human Rights Policy is incorporated in all aspects of our business activities. Additionally, we will conduct compliance-related training to confirm that we will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment and that our officers and employees will fully comply with related laws.
10. Information disclosure
We strive to ensure that shareholders understand our initiatives based on the Human Rights Policy by disclosing information on our website and other media.