Respect for Human Rights and Diversity
As a global enterprise headquartered in Japan that advocates respect for basic human rights in its constitution, the Anritsu Group complies with international standards, including the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact. We also declare respect for human rights in the Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior (1. Respect for Human Rights) and the Anritsu Group Code of Conduct (Chapter 2) and are striving to establish a corporate culture that does not tolerate discrimination. In the Charter of Corporate Behavior for guiding the Anritsu Group in the conduct of its social responsibility, we declared we will respect the human rights of all those who are connected with it, and will not permit any discriminatory practice related to race, gender, and so forth or infringement of individual dignity, and will never accept child labor or forced labor.
As for the Code of Conduct (Chapter 2), which guides the daily operations of all Anritsu Group employees, it states that we will not discriminate in word or deed or engage in acts of violence or impair personal dignity and that we will seek to deepen our understanding and act to respect human rights through educational programs and other appropriate means.
We will continue to practice diversity and inclusion throughout the entire Group as stipulated in our Policy on Diversity.
|Respect for Human Rights (Excerpt from the Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior)
The Anritsu Group will respect the human rights of all those who are connected with it, and will not permit any discriminatory practice related to race, gender and so forth or infringement of individual dignity, and will never accept child labor or forced labor.
- We nurture a corporate culture that allows a diverse workforce to demonstrate their personal qualities and abilities based on their lifestyles, regardless of nationality, gender, age, views on work, faith and region, sexual orientation or disability.
- We respect diversity in the workplace, accept various viewpoints and provide everyone with an opportunity to apply their personal strengths in order to respond to the evolving business environment and generate corporate value.
Activities for FY2017
- Assessing and monitoring risk (Initiatives for the Group)
- Assessing and monitoring risk (Supply chain initiatives)
- Empowerment of women’s career development
- LGBT consideration
- Promoting the careers of non-Japanese employees
- Life-work balance
- Applying the skills of senior employees
- Complying with the UK Modern Slavery Act
Please download the PDF for more details.
Centered on the Human Resources and Administration Department, the Sustainability Promotion Center, the Legal Department, and the Global Procurement Operation Division, the Anritsu Group conducts its activities with respect to the human rights of others, including our employees, customers, and business partners. The Diversity Promotion Team, established as a special section within the Human Resources and Administration Department, will promote respect for diversity in a number of ways, including by advancing the career development of women, promoting work/life balance, hiring more persons with disabilities, and developing the careers of non-Japanese employees and senior employees.
Kurumin Double Star recognition from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Efforts by labor and management through the Committee for promoting Work-Life Balance are also under way, and we applied for the Kurumin Double Star recognition from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in fiscal 2017.
- Anritsu Group - Modern Slavery Statement (PDF:173KB)
- Anritsu EMEA Limited - Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement (PDF:166KB)
Anritsu Company Policy Statement
Anritsu Company Policy Statement as required under civil Code Section 1714.43.
It is Anritsu Company’s policy to fully respect human rights, and to treat all people with fairness, dignity, integrity and respect as stated in our own Code of Conduct and Anritsu’s Basic Policy for Procurement. Anritsu Company is also in agreement with the principals set forth in the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct, and requests all of its business partners to adhere to the guiding principles set forth therein, as well as to adhering to our Basic Rules for Procurement.
In conjunction with State of California Civil Code Section 1714.43 (The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act) we disclose the following:
Verification and Assessment of Risks in our Supply Chain. At this time, Anritsu Company does not believe the risk to its supply chain is substantial. Anritsu Company has a strict initial vendor qualification process. Once qualified, Anritsu monitors and assess risks of our supplier groups on a continual basis. Anritsu Company also has its own personnel imbedded within our contract manufacturers location in China, further mitigating the risk of human rights violations.
Performance of Audits. Anritsu does not currently physically audit our supplier compliance with these standards other than our periodic ongoing qualifications reviews for our largest suppliers. (see Requiring Compliance with Regulations below)
Requiring Compliance With Regulations. Anritsu Company includes contractual requirements to comply with its policies with regard to human rights within all of its purchasing contracts and terms and conditions of sale. Anritsu Company has a zero tolerance policy with regard to violations; any supplier found in violation of these policies is subject to immediate termination. Anritsu Company periodically requires its suppliers to certify in writing their ongoing compliance with these requirements.
Accountability. In accordance with Anritsu’s stated Code of Conduct, employees and our suppliers are required to maintain the highest ethical standards. Failure to comply on the part of employees may lead to discipline, and for suppliers, can lead to loss of qualified status.
Training. Anritsu Company maintains job related training requirements for all employees as part of its overall improvement process. Training is targeted to be job specific. Persons responsible for procurement are provided training on vendor qualification, and how to recognize warning signs of non-compliance and failure to comply with social standards re: human rights.
All of these steps are enacted to help ensure that Anritsu Company conducts business with partners who share its view of corporately social actions throughout the supply chain.