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Keiwa’s Commitment to CSV

Message from the President and Representative Director

Today, our society faces many global issues, including poverty, hunger, and extreme weather due to global warming. As a result, there is a significant trend of ongoing global discussions on how to solve these issues. In 2015, the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) were adopted at a United Nations Summit, and the Paris Agreement was reached at COP21. Such trends are also accelerating in Japan, as indicated by the G20 Osaka Summit and the Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic Games. Furthermore, when assessing companies, investors now prioritize active commitment to Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG). This prioritization by investors makes the above commitment an essential driving force for long-term corporate growth.

Given this, and based on our business philosophy of “Creating Harmony between Nature and Industry,” the Keiwa Group has worked to provide products that contribute to society, including energy-efficient and waste-free products. We will continue to pursue this philosophy while actively addressing the social issues in the aim of contributing actively to the future of our planet and our society.

President and Representative DirectorKeiichi Osamura

Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), which were adopted at the 2015 United Nations Summit, consist of 17 goals and 169 targets. The SDGs represent objectives that ought to be achieved by global society, where achieving such objectives would bring about world where "no one is left behind."

At Keiwa, we envision the society of the future as a sustainable one, i.e., a prosperous society where the SDGs have been achieved.
In order to fulfill our responsibilities as a company that is deeply involved in the community, we will utilize the SDGs in all aspects of our business activities and as indicators for creating a better society.

Keiwa will take the initiative in contributing to the achievement of the SDGs. More specifically,
we will create value through our products and services and establish a basis for creating value throughout the value chain.

6 important themes
How KEIWA should look in 2030
Specific efforts
Related SDGs

6 important themes

① Creation of new value

How KEIWA should look in 2030

We will continue to provide products that are friendly to the environment, people, and life all over the world.

Specific efforts

We pursue the maximization of customer satisfaction by providing "performance" and "service" that meet the needs of our customers with "high quality".
  • 3. GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • 7. AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 9. INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
  • 13. CLIMATE ACTION
  • 15. LIFE ON LAND
  • 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

6 important themes

② Providing high quality

How KEIWA should look in 2030

We pursue the maximization of customer satisfaction by providing "performance" and "service" that meet the needs of our customers with "high quality".

Specific efforts

In order to earn the trust of our customers, we will build a quality assurance system such as obtaining ISOISO9001 and IATF 16949 certification.
In addition to building a system, we will pursue high quality by enhancing the in-house qualification system such as the registration of certified quality inspectors and human resources education to ensure its solid operation."
  • 4. QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 9. INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

6 important themes

③ Stable supply,
stable procurement

How KEIWA should look in 2030

We provide products that customers can trust throughout the supply chain.

Specific efforts

We are making the following efforts to achieve stable supply and stable procurement.
  • Regular review of BCP in case of emergency
  • Promotion of autonomation of quality inspection and equipment diagnosis (monitoring)
  • Improvement of employee skill level based on skill map
  • Implementation of evaluations and audits of cooperating companies such as suppliers
  • Establishment and maintenance of a high-level clean environment
  • 9. INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

6 important themes

④ Governance

How KEIWA should look in 2030

We will strengthen our system to respond quickly to changes in the environment and improve our corporate value.

Specific efforts

We have set up an advisory board for nominations and remuneration, etc. to increase transparency by deliberating and deciding remuneration proposals for directors, and introduced an executive officer system to clarify the roles and responsibilities of management and execution. We are also working to prevent information leaks by strengthening information security.
  • 4. QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 16. PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

6 important themes

⑤ Prevention of environmental pollution Reduction of environmental load

How KEIWA should look in 2030

We will contribute to the development of a sustainable sound material-cycle society in harmony with nature by working on environmental load reduction and environmental conservation activities.

Specific efforts

  • Construction of operation of environmental management system
  • Conversion to renewable energy
  • Reduction of CO₂ emissions (46% reduction in 2030 compared to 2013)
  • Reduction of industrial waste and promotion of recycling (operation of ISO 14001)
  • Energy saving of production equipment and methods (equipment renewal, efficiency improvement, etc.)
  • 6. CLEAN WATTER AND SANITATION
  • 7. AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
  • 13. CLIMATE ACTION
  • 14. LIFE BELOW WATER
  • 15. LIFE ON LAND

6 important themes

⑥ Occupational safety and health

How KEIWA should look in 2030

We will continue to grow the company by increasing employee satisfaction by creating a healthy work environment where all employees can work with peace of mind both physically and mentally.

Specific efforts

  • Implementation of training based on the" Occupational Safety and Health Policy"
  • Acquisition of "Health Management Excellent Corporation" certification
  • Safety and health patrol activities (Shinsen-gumi)
  • 3. GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • 4. QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 5. GENDER EQUALITY
  • 8. DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES
  • 16. PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

※Previously, 7 items including" local community "were important high-profile issue, but in consideration of the situation that factory tours cannot be conducted due to the influence of pandemic," local community "is temporarily excluded.
The importance of contributing to the local community has not diminished, and we are enthusiastically considering contributions through different initiatives.

Declaration of health

Keiwa believes that the physical and mental health of each employee leads to improved productivity, innovation, and social contribution, and will work to improve mental and physical health of each and create a work environment where people can work energetically and enjoyably.

26 August, 2021

Details of efforts

Mental health
①Early detection of and early response to mental health problems by enhancing internal and external consultation desks
②Conduct stress checks for all employees and improve the work environment based on the results of the checks
Body health
①Implementation of health maintenance and promotion activities in collaboration with the health insurance association
②Promotion of consultation for specific health guidance
Work environment
①Continue to discourage smoking on the premises and provide allowances for non-smokers
②Promotion of work-life balance (promotion of taking paid leave, etc.)

Policy on Labor and Human Rights

As members of KEIWA, we will fulfill our social responsibility as a corporation with respect for human rights, and we will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society, based on the international codes of conduct on human rights, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, and the United Nations Global Compact.

11 May, 2020

1.

Prohibition of discrimination

KEIWA promises that we will never discriminate based on race, creed, gender, age, social status, family status, nationality, ethnic group, religion, or disability, in any of our corporate activities.

2.

Prohibition of forced labor and harassment

KEIWA promises that we will not permit any kind of forced labor or cruel inhumane treatment, such as abuse or harassment.

3.

Prevention of illegal work by underage persons and prohibition of child labor

KEIWA promises to comply with the minimum age for work and legal requirements in each country in which we operate, and not to permit illegal work by underage persons or child labor.

4.

Compliance with laws and regulations related to labor standards

KEIWA will comply with laws and regulations on working hours, wages, and other aspects of labor standards in each country and region in which we operate.

5.

Respect for freedom of association and collective bargaining

KEIWA will respect the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, in accordance with the laws and regulations of each country and region in which we operate.

6.

Ensuring a safe and comfortable working environment

KEIWA promises to establish a comfortable working environment for our employees while also ensuring their safety in emergency situations.

7.

Giving employees a fair chance

KEIWA considers its employees to be irreplaceable assets, and in order to give each and every person a fair chance to demonstrate their boundless potential and to improve their abilities, KEIWA promises to respect their personality, individuality, and human rights and to give them chances in line with their abilities.

Environmental Policy

At Keiwa, we will contribute to the development of a sustainable recycling society in harmony with nature and promote initiatives to reduce environmental impact.

1 July, 2020

1.

Realization of a sustainable society

To strive to reduce energy consumption, reduce waste by improving yield, and prevent environmental pollution in order to provide environmentally friendly products.

2.

Legal compliance

To comply with environment-related laws and regulations and other requirements (local regulations, regional agreements, guidelines issued by local governments, customer requirements, etc.).

3.

Social contribution

To proactively participate in local environmental protection activities and contribute to the improvement of the global environment.

4.

Continuous improvement

To recognize the impact of manufacturing activities, products, and services on the environment, set environmental goals, and carry out improvement activities. Also, to review the environmental management system through regular internal audits and management review in order to make continuous improvement.

5.

Environmental education and awareness raising activities

To raise the awareness of each and every employee regarding environmental protection by making our environmental policy known, as well as through training, personal goal management, and improvement activities.

Quality Policy

1 February, 2019

1.

Customer satisfaction

Accurately understand the quality requirements of our customers and society and provide them with satisfactory products.

2.

Legal compliance

Comply with laws and regulations and other requirements (such as customer requirements).

3.

Quality improvement

Identify problems from a fresh perspective and act decisively and quickly to solve them.

4.

Achievement of quality goals

Goals shall be clearly defined and regularly reviewed. Make resolute efforts to achieve the goal and never give up.

5.

Continuous improvement

Continuously strive to enhance the effectiveness of the quality management system.

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