Teijin Group Human Rights Policy

The Teijin Group defines its Human Rights Policy in line with our corporate philosophy.

The Teijin Group Human Rights Policy

In Corporate Philosophy, the Teijin Group declares to enhance the quality of life through a deep insight into human nature and needs, together with the application of our creative abilities. As our basic stance to respect every human’s dignity and rights, which is crucial for realizing the Philosophy, we *1 stipulate the following in this Teijin Group Human Rights Policy.

  1. 1.Commitment

    Acknowledging that it is our important corporate social responsibility to value human rights, we do our best to avoid direct involvement, as well as indirectly influence through our relevant external parties *2, any abuse of human rights *3.

  2. 2.Foundational principles

    We follow the fundamental principles described in the United Nation (UN) International Bill of Human Rights (the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), and the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work*4.
    We respect the UN Guiding Principles on Businesses and Human Rights and the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact.

  3. 3.Responsibility

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Teijin Group takes responsibility for implementing this Policy.

  4. 4.Education and Training

    We educate and train both our corporate officers and employees to make sure that this Policy is fully embedded in our business and carried out effectively.

  5. 5.Due Diligence

    We develop the human rights due diligence process to identify actual or potential negative impacts on human rights and seek to prevent or mitigate the negative impacts.

  6. 6.Remedy

    When we recognize that we directly cause or indirectly influence adverse impacts on human rights, we conduct dialogue with relevant parties and address such impacts through appropriate procedures.

  7. 7.Disclosure and Dialogue

    In our corporate website, we disclose progress and outcome of our efforts to respect human rights. We also conduct dialogue with our stakeholders about our efforts.

  1. *1“We” means the Teijin Group and its corporate officers and employees.
  2. *2“Our relevant external parties” are all external organizations and people, including suppliers and partners, with whom we relate in our business.
  3. *3“The abuse of human rights” incorporates any discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender identity (SOGIESC, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sex Characteristics), etc.
  4. *4It includes endorsement and respect for "the abolition of child labour"; "the elimination of forced or compulsory labour"; "the elimination of discrimination"; "freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining in respect of employment and occupation"; and "A safe and healthy working environment," as ILO Core Labour Standards.

Resolved at the Board of Directors of Teijin Limited held on March 1, 2019
Revised at the Board of Directors of Teijin Limited held on August 3, 2021