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Respect for Human Rights and Promotion of Diversity

Respect for Human Rights and Promotion of Diversity

Basic Concept on Human Rights

Anritsu participates in the United Nations Global Compact, intended to encourage conduct under the universal principles of human rights and labor. In addition, company policies and guidelines based on international rules on human rights, including the International Labor Organization’s 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights endorsed by the U.N. Human Rights Council in 2011, are in place at Anritsu and serve as in-house mandates that maintain our awareness of human rights issues at every stage of the value chain, from research and development to procurement, production, logistics and sales, and to ensure that we promote initiatives for these issues.

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●Management and System

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 ten principles of the U.N. Global Compact. We also declare respect for human rights in the Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior and the Anritsu Group Code of Conduct 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, 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 take action to respect human rights through educational programs and other appropriate means.

Protecting 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.


Basic Approach to Respect for Diversity

Anritsu upholds respect for human rights as one of our highest priority issues in both the Anritsu Group Charter of Corporate Behavior and Anritsu Group Code of Conduct. As a diverse workforce becomes essential for companies to grow amid rapid business globalization, we believe that nurturing a corporate culture that does not tolerate any kind of discrimination serves as a foundation for all initiatives on diversity.

The Anritsu Group promotes initiatives on diversity and inclusion under this policy.

Policy on Diversity
  • 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.

In fiscal 2016, we established the Diversity Promotion Team within the Human Resources and Administration Department to carry out activities for promoting diversity, which includes developing women’s careers, supporting the work-life balance, hiring more persons with disabilities, and developing the careers of non-Japanese employees.

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