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RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP Code of Conduct

― For the creation of a sustainable society ―

RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION and its subsidiaries (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP”) shall achieve sustainable growth by practicing the RIKEN TECHNOS WAY and serve as an engine toward the creation of a sustainable society under the principle of fair and free competition. To that end, the RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP shall fulfill their social responsibilities with high ethical standards while observing both the spirit as well as the letter of all laws and regulations applying to their activities both in Japan and abroad, in accordance with the following ten principles.

  • (Social Mission)

    Develop and provide socially beneficial and safe goods and products through innovation and thereby strive to achieve sustainable economic growth and solve social issues.

  • (Fair Activities)

    Promote fair and free competition, sound trade, and responsible procurement. Ensure relationships and contacts of a sound nature with government agencies and political bodies.

  • (Fair Disclosure of Information and Constructive Dialogue with Stakeholders)

    Disclose corporate information in an active, efficient, and fair manner, engage in constructive dialogue with wide-ranging stakeholders surrounding a corporation, and strive to increase corporate value.

  • (Respect for Human Rights)

    Respect the human rights of all people when engaging in activities.

  • (Observance of Laws and Regulations, and Respect for International Norms)

    Observe laws and regulations of each nation and region, respect the various international norms in place, and manage activities with due consideration of their culture and customs.

  • (Relationship of Trust with Customers)

    Earn the satisfaction and confidence of customers through the provision of appropriate information on goods and products and sincere communication.

  • (Work-style Reforms and Comfortable Workplaces)

    Realize work-style reforms with a view to enhancing employees’ abilities and respecting diversity, individuality, and differences, and develop comfortable workplaces with due care to health and safety.

  • (Involvement in Environmental Issues)

    Recognize that a positive involvement in environmental issues is an essential part of our activities and our very existence as a corporation, and engage in activities independently and proactively in consideration of the environment.

  • (Contribution to Society and Communities)

    Actively participate in society and communities as “good corporate citizens” and contribute to their development.

  • (Thorough Crisis Management)

    Achieve thorough organizational crisis management to prepare appropriate responses to anti-social activities, terrorist acts, cyber-attacks, natural disasters and other threats to civil life and corporate activities.

<<Role and Responsibility of Management>>

Management shall execute business acknowledging that their role is to put the spirit of the Code of Conduct into practice, develop effective governance, and strive to raise awareness within the RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP. In addition, management shall urge the entities constituting the supply chain to take actions in accordance with the principles of this Code of Conduct. Furthermore, in the case of incidents contrary to the principles of this Code of Conduct that degrade society’s confidence in the RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP, management shall fulfill its responsibilities by taking the initiative in settling the issues, conducting investigations to determine the causes, and taking preventive and other necessary measures.

Basic Policy on Internal Control System

RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION (hereinafter referred to as “RIKEN”) and its subsidiaries (RIKEN and its subsidiaries are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP”) have declared that the RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP practices and observes the RIKEN TECHNOS WAY and the RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP Code of Conduct and operates its business activities. The RIKEN TECHNOS GROUP believes that the Internal Control System, a system established to ensure appropriate and efficient business operations, is a necessary and essential measure for the more reliable fulfillment of the abovementioned business practices by ensuring the appropriateness of business operations, in accordance with the Companies Act of Japan and the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Companies Act of Japan. Please refer to “Basic Policy of the Internal Control System” for more information.