Part 1: General Provisions
Every executive and employee of the Noritsu Koki Group is required to conduct business activities in all countries and regions in compliance with the Code of Conduct, which is based on the Basic Compliance Policy.
Part 2: Code of Conduct
1. Legal Compliance
[ 1 ] Compliance with all Laws, Regulations and Internal Rules
The Noritsu Koki Group’s basic policy is to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in countries and regions in which it operates and to conduct business activities in an honest and ethical manner. It is the responsibility of all Noritsu Koki Group executives and employees to verify and understand the requirements of all laws, regulations and internal rules related to their duties.
2. Social Contribution
[ 1 ] Solving Social Issues
The Noritsu Koki Group is obligated to contribute to the sustainable development of society as a good corporate citizen. Through its social contribution activities, the Group works actively to solve issues faced by society.
[ 2 ] Environmental Protection
It is our responsibility to pass on our irreplaceable global environment to future generations in a healthy condition to ensure the survival of the human race. In addition to conducting business activities in an environmentally responsible manner, the Noritsu Koki Group takes into account environmental impact as a key factor when considering new projects and businesses.
3. Working Environment
[ 1 ] Respect for Human Rights
The Noritsu Koki Group respects the rights of all individuals, utilizes human resources in a fair and appropriate manner and strives to maintain a vibrant, pleasant and welcoming working environment.
[ 2 ] Work-Life Balance
To ensure employees lead healthy and stable lives, the Noritsu Koki Group works to address long working hours and strives to create a secure and supportive employment environment where executives and employees cooperate with each other, recognizing that employees experience different life stages, such as raising children, caring for elderly relatives and periods of illness.
[ 3 ] Health and Productivity Management
The mental and physical health of every employee is an important asset for the Noritsu Koki Group, which works strategically to manage the health and productivity of employees from a management perspective.
4. Information Management
[ 1 ] Protecting Privacy
Personal information entrusted by stakeholders is an important asset and the Noritsu Koki Group also recognizes that information is a valuable asset for creating new value. As such, the Group strictly manages information in compliance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information.
[ 2 ] Insider Trading
To prevent insider trading, the Noritsu Koki Group strictly manages undisclosed material information related to the Group and its business partners and does not engage in the trading of Noritsu Koki Group shares or other securities while aware of undisclosed material information.
5. Ethical Behavior
[ 1 ] Preventing Conflicts of Interest
The Noritsu Koki Group makes business decisions and conducts business activities in the best interests of the Group and not for the profit of individuals.
[ 2 ] Rejection of Antisocial Forces
The Noritsu Koki Group takes a firm stand against antisocial forces and groups and rejects all trading and other relationships with them.
Additional Provisions
This Code of Conduct is effective from March 2, 2018.
Revised March 2, 2018
Compliance Committee, Noritsu Koki Co., Ltd.