Relationship with SDGs
Rubycon Group supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In September 2015, “United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015” was held at the UN Headquarters in New York, where over 150 countries unanimously adopted “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.
This agenda sets out the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which consist of 17 Goals and 169 Targets.
Based on our CSR Activities and “Rubycon Group Code of Conduct” which we have been working on for a long time, Rubycon Group shall try to contribute to the achievement of these Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by setting further goals.
1Products and Services
Consumer safety and protection
Key Issues Main Initiatives Development of environmentally friendly Products Contribution to Miniaturization & Reduction-in-Number (Resource & Power Saving) by production of High Efficiency Products Longer Product Life (Resource Saving) Activities to develop and design Products of non-use of environmentally banned substances Compliance with RoHS Directive and REACH Regulations Development of Products which contribute to the Environment Contribution to the shift to EVs and FCVs through development of Products for Automotive Application Corporate sustainable production Corporate sustainability initiatives including “Zero External Complaint Campaign (C0C Campaign)” Maintenance and improvement of Quality, including ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 Certification BCP (Business Continuity Plan) Measures
Promotion of socially responsible Procurement
Key Issues Main Initiatives Promotion of socially responsible Procurement Promotion of Green Procurement Initiatives to avoid procurement of Minerals involved in International Conflicts or Human Rights Violations
Consumer safety and protection
Key Issues Main Initiatives Environmentally friendly production sites Maintenance and improvement of Environmental Management, including acquisition of ISO 14001 Certification Activities to reduce CO2 emission Initiatives under PRTR (Pollutant Release and Transfer Register) System Reduction or proper disposal of Industrial Waste based on Manifest for Industrial Waste
Energy and resource conservation
Key Issues Main Initiatives Consideration for protecton of the Environment and the Resources Promotion of rainwater effective use by Circulating Sprinkler System Activities to control and reduce Water Consumption and Drainage Activities to achieve our internal Energy Reduction Targets Introduction of environmentally friendly EVs as our Company Cars
Fair social practices
Key Issues Main Initiatives Fair Business practices Elimination of each conduct of Harassment under Rubycon Whistleblower System Preventive measures against employee misconduct through Rubycon Whistleblower System & Internal Audits Implementation of Compliance Training and Information Security Education
Human Resources Development
Key Issues Main Initiatives Human Resources Development Human Resources Development through In-house Training (including External Training) as well as Correspondence Courses tailored to each employee’s position Human Resources Development including support for Qualification Acquisition and Self-development
Community Service activities
Key Issues Main Initiatives Community Service activities Encouragement of activities of local fire stations and Japan Red Cross Service volunteers Local community involvement (community activities, rites & festivals, community clean-up, and the like) Acceptance of Workplace Experience Applicants Contribution to local community activities by free rental of Memorial Park, Baseball Ground, and others
Key Issues Main Initiatives Safety and Health of employees Maintenance and improvement of Safety and Health Management including acquisition of ISO 45001 Certification Implementation of activities of KYT Risk Prediction Training and Near-miss Kaizen Suggestion Health management including Overtime limit and prevention of Overwork under Industrial Safety and Health Act Key Issues Main Initiatives Good Workplace for employees Implementation of Mental Health Care Training Health checks, stress checks and other measures to prevent employees from becoming unwell Creating a flexible Work Environment including Health Care Leave and Hourly Paid Leave Initiatives of work & family-life balance including support for employees on Child-care Leave or Nursing Leave Promotion of work-life balance such as implementation of No Overtime Day and Visualized Overtime Key Issues Main Initiatives Employment Conditions Initiatives of Equal Pay for Equal Work Establishment of Rubycon Code of Conduct including Rules of Employment available to employees at all times