Sustainable Supply Chain Policy

Policy 1

Mitsui Bussan Chemicals Co., LTD’s mission is, to comply with the laws, and achieve the maximum satisfaction with the society through good business activities in compliance with the trust of the customers and partners. Toward the realization of this goal, we will strive to gain, through all of our business activities, an understanding of issues associated with the supply chains in which we’re involved.
Furthermore, based on various perspectives of stakeholders who may be affected by these issues, Mitsui Bussan Chemicals Co., LTD will value dialogue with relevant parties, while working to find solutions to these issues by all members and staffs.
In this way, Mitsui Bussan Chemicals Co., LTD. will do its utmost to achieve sustainable development.

Policy 2

Mitsui Bussan Chemicals Co., LTD. will require its business associates, including suppliers, to understand and implement the following principles, and will strive to create sustainable supply chains in cooperation with them :
  1. We will ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations of relevant countries, fair transactions in accordance with international rules and practice, and corruption prevention.
  2. We will strive not to infringe on human rights in our business activities, nor to contribute to human rights infringements by others through our business relationships, including supply chains.
  3. We will not to tolerate forced labor or any forms of modern slavery, including bonded labor or human trafficking.
  4. We will not to tolerate child labor and to comply with the minimum working age stipulated by the law, and will not to hire individuals that are under the age of 18 for roles requiring hazardous work.
  5. We will prohibit any form of discrimination in employment.
  6. We will not to tolerate any form of harassment, irrespective of whether it is physical or mental harassment.
  7. We will respect the rights of employees to associate freely and bargain collectively in our labor-management relations.
  8. We will properly manage employees’ working hours, holidays, leaves of absence, and wages in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  9. We will secure the health and safety of employees in the work environment.
  10. We will conduct human rights impact assessments, covering issues such as prevention of pollution and water stress, for prevention of adverse impacts on the safety and health of local communities. To implement necessary measures in line with international standards to avoid risks and mitigate negative impacts.
  11. We will reduce the burden on the environment through the efficient utilization of resources, energy, and water, as well as the thorough reduction, reuse, and recycling of waste, including harmful substances, and its proper disposal. To give the utmost consideration to the environment to the extent technologically and economically feasible by exercising an appropriate degree of influence and evaluating the impact on the environment, not only in the prevention of pollution, but also on such issues as climate change and the conservation of biological diversity.
  12. We will ensure safety and security of products and services.
  13. We will properly disclose information related to the above principles in a timely manner.
Policy 3.
Where it is identified that in violation of this policy, Mitsui Bussan Chemicals Co., LTD’s business activities have caused adverse human rights impact or contributed to it through its business transactions including its supply chains, we will work to remediate such impacts through appropriate processes.