Standards of Conduct
Standards of Conduct
"All JFE Group personnel are required to faithfully adhere to the following Standards of Conduct in all corporate activities. These standards embody the JFE Group's Corporate Vision and go hand-in-hand with its Corporate Values.
Senior managers are responsible for communicating these standards to employees of Group companies and their supply chain partners, and in creating effective systems and mechanisms to ensure adherence to ethical standards.
Senior managers are also responsible for measures to prevent the recurrence of any violation of these standards. Additionally, they must report violations promptly and accurately to internal and external stakeholders, determine the persons of relevant authority and accountability, and resolve matters rigorously."
1. Provide quality products and services
Earn the trust and acclaim of customers by endeavoring to provide safe, high-quality products and services based on superior technologies, and by fully respecting and protecting the privacy of personal and customer information. Also, leverage our superior technologies for the sustainable growth of our Group and society.
2. Be open to society
Disclose corporate information actively and engage in constructive dialogues with diverse stakeholders to enhance our corporate value.
3. Work with communities
Actively contribute to host communities as a good corporate citizen by emphasizing harmony and cooperation.
Endeavor to achieve understanding with people around the world, working from a global perspective and with respect to international norms, and also local cultures and customs.
5. Exist harmoniously with the global environment
Actively work to exist harmoniously with the global environment, as well as to raise living standards and advance societies.
6. Maintain proper relations with governments and political authorities
Endeavor to build and maintain sound and proper relationships with governments and political authorities.
7. Maintain crisis readiness
Firmly resist all elements and organizations that threaten social order and stability, and refuse all illegal or improper demands. Also, contribute to order and safety in society by thoroughly and methodically preparing for crises such as terrorism, cyberattacks, natural disasters and others, including by ensuring the stable availability of products and services.
8. Respect human rights
Respect all employees and members of the general public as individuals and refrain from any discrimination in corporate activities.
9. Provide challenging work environments
Provide employees with attractive, safe, healthy and challenging work environments.
10. Comply with laws and ordinances
Comply with all applicable laws and ordinances, endeavor to compete fairly and freely, refrain from illegal business activities, promote sound business practices, and be faithful and sincere in all activities and dealings.