Basic Approach

Values ​​/ Philosophy

Basic Approach

Group Philosophy

Since our founding in 1884, we have been working to create the technologies and products that society requires over the past 130 years. We consider it our mission to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. We will continue to keep our eyes on the future as we work to live up to the expectations and trust invested in us by society.

Furukawa Electric Group CSR Code of Conduct

In conducting corporate activities based on the Furukawa Electric Group Philosophy and Core Value, the Furukawa Electric Group CSR Code of Conduct defines fundamental rules of behavior that Furukawa Electric Group executives and employees should follow from the perspective of corporate social responsibility.

Furukawa Electric Group Human Rights Policy

In accordance with the International Bill of Human Rights (Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Covenants on Human Rights), the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work of the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Group established the Furukawa Electric Group Human Rights Policy on January 27, 2020.

United Nations Global Compact

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. has been involved the United Nations Global Compact since February 24, 2020. For the sustainable growth of Furukawa Electric Group as a global company, we believe that the respect and implementation of the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact will build stronger foundations for our management and operation.

The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

Human Rights
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.
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