Concept and Initiatives for CSR
The Fujikura Group conducts its CSR activities based on its mission statement in the Corporate Philosophy MVCV, which is to help customers create value and contribute to society through its "Tsunagu" technologies. We regard CSR as one of the key pillars of our business activities and are actively implementing measures to fulfill CSR.
ISO 26000: Basis for Our CSR Activities
To earn trust from society, we are conducting CSR activities based on ISO 26000, which is the international standard on social responsibility.
Basis for Our CSR Activities
Fujikura Group CSR Philosophy, Basic Policy, Activity Guidelines
Our Group started CSR activities in April 2009. Along with this, we have established the following: “Fujikura Group CSR Philosophy", "Fujikura Group CSR Basic Policy ", and "Fujikura Group CSR Activity Guidelines". We determined "four priority areas" (materiality) when establishing the CSR basic policy.
Fujikura Group CSR Philosophy
Fujikura Group believes that the corporate social responsibilities the Group should follow are comprised of activities required for sustainable corporate management and activities for the establishment of a sustainable society, based on Fujikura Group's Corporate Philosophy (MVCV).
Fujikura Group CSR Basic Principles
Fujikura Group aims to serve as a bridge to an affluent future for people, society and the global environment through "Tsunagu" Technologies by becoming a company that serves the anticipated growth and development of society. We have established the following four focus areas to fulfill our social responsibilities in all aspects of our corporate activities so that each and every employees will comply with the relevant laws and regulations of every country or region we operate in as well as international rules and social norms; become aware of his or her own role as a member of society, and act according to good social sense.
1.Sincere corporate activities
2.Concern for the environment
3.Respect for people
4.In harmony with society
Fujikura Group Activity Guidelines
1.Sincere Corporate Activities
- (1)We conduct corporate activities sincerely, complying with all relevant laws and regulations in the various counties and regions we operate in good faith. We conduct ourselves with a sense of ethics and social decency, recognizing ourselves as members of society.
(2)We work on maintaining and improving customer satisfaction by providing useful, safe and high-quality products and solutions from the viewpoint of customers.
(3)We conduct fair and transparent transactions in free and open competition.
(4)We maintain a healthy and normal relationship with politics, governments, citizens and various organizations.
(5)We manage and protect thoroughly information related to the Fujikura Group and its customers.
2.Consideration of the Environment
- (6)We set voluntary management standards and work on maintaining and improving them, while complying with environmental regulations of the various countries and regions we operate in.
(7)We promote reducing our environmental burden in all business activities ranging from developing, designing, procuring, manufacturing, constructing to selling, distributing and disposing products, aiming to develop a sustainable society in harmony with the global environment.
(8)We promote environmentally friendly technological innovations and manufacture environmentally friendly products, while providing customers with information on appropriate ways of use, recycling and disposal of products.
(9)We contribute to society widely, actively participating in environmental preservation activities in the various countries and regions we operate in.
(10)We work on preserving the ecosystems, recognizing the importance of biodiversity in the global environment.
3.Respect for Human Beings
- (11)We secure the safety of all people involved in corporate activities of the Fujikura Group to maintain and improve the working environment.
(12)We aim to create a comfortable workplace, where all employees can fully demonstrate their initiatives and creativity, without discrimination.
(13)We work on providing employees with opportunities equally and do all we can to assist them in maintaining their work-life balance.
(14)We respect the rights of all people and never allow human rights violation, including forced labor and child labor.
4.In Harmony with Society
- (15)We make social contribution actively, respecting the cultures and customs of the various countries and regions we operate in.
(16)We work on maintaining and developing healthy relationship with all stakeholders by broadly communicating with them.
(17)We disclose corporate information actively on a timely and appropriate basis.
Fujikura Group CSR Promotion System
At the Fujikura Group, the CSR Committee takes the leadership in fostering CSR-oriented management under the in-house company system. Under the four in-house companies, the business/sales bases and domestic and overseas subsidiaries of Fujikura Ltd. foster activities to fulfill their corporate responsibilities in cooperation with local communities in each country and region.
CSR Management Structure
Functions of the Fujikura Group’s CSR Committee
1.Setting Fujikura and group yearly policies and commitments
2.Enacting mid- and long-term goals
Functions of Fujikura Group's CSR Committee Working Team
1.Generally there are sides to the subcommittee (environmental, social, and governance) that promote activities. As needed, the entire working team discusses, examines, and executes activities
2.Consider contents drafted by the promotion office
3.Summarize the results, extract from the problems, and draft countermeasures
4.Watch and propose activities related to CSR
Efforts During FY2016
Fujikura Group CSR Committee
Main discussion topics:
-The latest CSR research according to experts
-Results and evaluations on 6 major themes from environmental, social, and governance CSR priority measures, reports on primary activities, etc.
Fujikura Group CSR Committee Working Team
Main discussion topics:
CSR Integrated Report Editorial Policy, drafting CSR initiatives, sharing the latest CSR information, evaluating and reporting on all divisions' CSR activity results, reports on social contribution efforts, etc.