MITSUBISHI CORPORATION FASHION
Aim to create a sustainable lifestyle
As a member of the Mitsubishi Corporation Group, we have a corporate philosophy of “The Three Corporate Principles” and our mission is to “contribute to realizing a peaceful and healthy society through our business dealing in lifestyle products such as apparel and household goods”.
Furthermore, to realize a sustainable society, we promote “sustainability efforts” utilizing “SDGs” to solve social issues through our business.
Mitsubishi Corporation Fashion implements the following two policies for the purpose of fulfilling the social responsibilities.
Preservation of the global environment and sustainability are the most important issues for us. We are fully conscious of the impact on the global environment from the product and service provider’s point of view, and as we expand business, our top priority is consideration of the impact on the global environment.
Course of Action
Consideration of Natural Resources
We are cognizant of the impact on the environment from our business activities. We strive to understand and manage the impact accurately and properly, and continuously strive to make improvements.
Compliance with environment-related laws and regulations
We comply with environment-related laws and regulations implemented by central and local governments, and third party we agree with.
Efficient use of natural resources and energy, and contribution to sustainable society.
We strive to conserve resources and energy, reduce waste , improve energy efficiency and lower environment burden, while contributing to eco-friendly and sustainable society by promoting practical use and reuse of natural resources.
Commitment and disclosure of environmental policy
Familiarize and educate employees with our environmental policy, and make it available to the public.
Policy for Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Mitsubishi Corporation Fashion (“MCF”), as one of the Mitsubishi Corporation group companies, has established the Mitsubishi Corporation Fashion Policy for Sustainable Supply Chain Management, a policy which outlines actions to address human rights, labor rights, and environmental issues in the supply chain. This policy serves to convey MCF’s fundamental perspective to its suppliers around the world, and expects all suppliers to understand, embrace and abide by it.
- Forced Labor
Suppliers shall employ all employees of their own free will with no employee being subject to forced or bonded labor.
- Child Labor
Suppliers shall not employ people under the minimum legal working age of the country in question.
- Safe and healthy Working Environments
Suppliers shall work to provide employees with safe and healthy working environments.
- Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
Suppliers shall respect the right of employees to associate freely and engage in collective bargaining as methods of negotiating working environments, wages and other matters with employers.
Suppliers shall strive to ensure equal opportunities in the work place and shall not engage in discrimination with regard to recruitment and employment practices.
- Abuse and Harassment
Suppliers shall respect employees’ human rights and must not tolerate abuse or any form of harassment.
- Working Hours
Suppliers shall ensure that employees’ working hours and use of leave entitlements are appropriately monitored and that excessive overtime labor is prohibited, so as not to infringe upon any statutory regulations.
- Suitable Remuneration
Suppliers shall pay employees at least the statutory minimum wage, endeavor to pay at least the living wage, and shall not unreasonably reduce wages.
Suppliers shall engage in fair business practices, avoid corruption including bribery and extortion, and comply with applicable laws and regulations.
Suppliers shall endeavor to protect the environment and consider the impacts of their business activities on local communities and ecosystems, while paying special attention to energy use efficiency, climate change issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, sustainable use of resources, waste reduction, and air, soil and river pollution.
- Information Disclosure
Suppliers shall disclose information with respect to the aforementioned matters in a timely and appropriate manner.
MCF conducts regular surveys of suppliers to monitor the status of their compliance with basic policies and to strengthen communication with suppliers.
Furthermore, MCF visits suppliers to confirm the status of their activities when it determines that site visits are necessary based on the regions where suppliers are active and their business activities.
Response to Compliance Violations
If a violation of the basic policies is confirmed, MCF will demand that the relevant supplier implement corrective measures and will provide guidance and assistance to the supplier as necessary.
If MCF determines that the supplier is unlikely to implement corrective measures even after providing continuous guidance and assistance, MCF will review its business relationship with the relevant supplier.