Skip to main content

Response to Social Expectations

top-bnr-global-compact

Anritsu gives priority to proactively responding to global social expectations through its business activities.

Agree to the Global Compact

Since March 2006, Anritsu has practiced the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact, and has linked these principles with its own CSR efforts to firmly establish them throughout Group activities worldwide.

Global Compact

Global Compact (GC) and Related Activities

Anritsu's CSR activities during fiscal year 2013 relate to the ten principles of the Global Compact*. The United Nation's Global Compact Office has selected Anritsu CSR Report 2007 as one that matches their Notable COP (Communication on Progress) policies.

The Ten Global Compact Principles Anritsu's Major Actions in Fiscal Year 2014 Related Pages
Overall Applying the ten GC principles ・The Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior, which reflects the spirit of the Global Compact, now serves as the basis of our Group activities.
・We began applying the Anritsu Group Code of Conduct to our activities on a global scale. Promoting compliance, Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies made efforts to prevent violations and to establish more pleasant workplaces by (1) familiarizing people with the Anritsu Code of Conduct; (2) promoting Groupwide education, including training by organizational levels; (3) avoiding risks on ethical matters via questionnaire survey; (4) preventing violation of ethics rules via helplines inside and outside the company; and (5) checking the proper observance of ethics and compliance programs or measures through internal audits.

Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior

Anritsu Group Code of Conduct

Establishment of Compliance

Human Rights Principle 1 Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and ・Anritsu Corp. and the Group Companies promoted activities to secure workplace safety and health. Labor Safety and Health
・We included a clear statement on protecting human rights in the CSR Procurement Guidelines intended for suppliers and partners, collaborated with them on actions addressing the issue of conflict minerals, and requested their compliance. Supply Chain Management
Principle 2 make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses. ・We launched a cross-sectional working group to look into global human rights issues.
・Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies surveyed the actual status of harassment to employee by ethics questionnaire.
・ We operate an external helpline to address harassment and other compliance issues.
Establishment of Compliance
・Anritsu Corp. requested that its suppliers and partners not be complicit in human rights abuses. Supply Chain Management
Labor Principle 3 Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; ・Responding to employee requests, and in order to improve work-life balance, Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies continued to improve labor conditions. In Japan, we set up an internal website that can be accessed by employees to support work-life balance and publicly announced the initiative on the website of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare featuring companies promoting women’s participation. Respect for Human Rights and Promotion of Diversity
Principle 4 the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour; ・We are maintaining our efforts to establish the Charter of Corporate Behavior and Code of Conduct worldwide.
・Anritsu Corp. continues to request that its suppliers and partners not be complicit in forced labor.

Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior

Anritsu Group Code of Conduct

Supply Chain Management

Principle 5 the effective abolition of child labour; and ・We sought to establish the Charter of Corporate Behavior and Code of Conduct worldwide.
・Anritsu Corp. requested that its suppliers and partners not be complicit in child labor.

Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior

Anritsu Group Code of Conduct

Supply Chain Management

Principle 6 the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. ・Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies continue to promote employment across borders. Respect for Human Rights and Promotion of Diversity
Environment Principle 7 Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges; ・Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies promoted Eco-Factory and Eco-Office activities. Eco-Office and Eco-Factory
・Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies in Japan continued environmental accounting. Environmental Accounting
Principle 8 undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility, and; ・Anritsu committed to Eco-Management Eco-Management and Eco-Mind
・Anritsu promoted activities of Eco-Minded Employees. Eco-Management and Eco-Mind
・Anritsu continued its efforts to prevent of global warming. Eco-Office and Eco-Factory
Principle 9 encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies. ・Anritsu Group in Japan promoted development of environmentally conscious products. Eco-Products Development
Anti-Corruption Principle 10 Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery. ・We provided web-based training on preventing extortion and bribery for managers above the level of division heads at Anritsu Group companies in Japan and overseas.
・Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies supplemented the policy of preventing extortion and bribery to make it more specific and began implementing the policy at a global scale.
・ Anritsu Corp. and the Group companies in Japan circulated case study sheets on anticorruption measures in an ongoing effort to educate employees.
Establishment of Compliance
・We disseminated the Anritsu Group Corporate Procurement Guidelines among our suppliers and partners in an effort to prevent corruption. Supply Chain Management