The Sumitomo Corporation Group aims to be a global organization that contributes broadly to society through its sound business activities.
The Sumitomo Corporation Group has established the CSR Action Guidelines for Supply Chain Management. Through the implementation these guidelines, we are aiming to realize sustainable society by working together with our suppliers and business partners to achieve responsible value chain management. The Company provides numerous opportunities to promote the understanding and entrenchment of these guidelines, including training for new employees and meetings within business units and pre-departure briefing with employees being sent on overseas assignments.
Established in November 2009
Revised in November 2013
The Sumitomo Corporation Group aims to be a global organization that, by constantly staying a step ahead in dealing with change, creating new value, and contributing broadly to society, strives to achieve prosperity and realize the dreams of all our stakeholders through sound business activities in strict adherence to our Corporate Mission Statement, and the management style principle contained therein, wherein prime importance is given to integrity and sound management with the utmost respect being paid to the individual.
In order to promote sustainability and social wellbeing in accordance with our mission, the Sumitomo Corporation Group hereby sets down these CSR Action Guidelines for Supply Chain Management. With a view to further strengthening the global relations which form one of the foundations of our core competence of integrated corporate strength, we request our suppliers and business partners to kindly accept, understand, and practice these guidelines so that together we can achieve responsible value chain management.
Our suppliers and business partners are expected to:
Sumitomo Corporation Group has set out the steps to help ensure that modern slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in its business or supply chains. As a company of Sumitomo Corporation Group, the board of directors of Sumitomo Shoji Chemicals Co., Ltd. has approved the Sumitomo Corporation Group’s slavery and human trafficking statement.