In recent years, companies have been required to carry out human rights due diligence based on the "UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights".
In Japan as well, the government formulated the "Action Plan for 'Business and Human Rights'" in October 2020.
TAIYO YUDEN Group not only complies with the laws and regulations of each country regarding labor, but support and respect all kinds of regulations with regards to human rights, as well such as the "UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights", "ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work", "UN Global Compact", and "UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights", "RBA (Responsible Business Alliance)" and other international human rights standards.
In May 2020, TAIYO YUDEN signed the "UN Global Compact" and is acting on the basis of the "Ten Principles of the UNGC" in the areas of Human Rights, Labor, the Environment and Anti-Corruption. In FY2020, we participated in the Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) subcommittee hosted by the Global Compact Network Japan.
In addition, TAIYO YUDEN Group regularly has the RBA-VAP audit in main sites to evaluate of compliance with RBA Code of Conduct as third-party evaluation. TAIYO YUDEN Group is aiming for a company trusted by society. In scope of enhancement of respecting human rights, we clarify departments and responsible for Human Rights, Labor, Discrimination, and Harassment, and build and operate the management system regarding Human Rights and Labor, including regular internal-audits, based on international standard such as RBA Code of Conduct.
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