Respecting Human Rights and Ensuring Responsible Procurement
Shiseido realizes that all its business activities must be based on respect for human rights. We have formulated a companywide code of ethics and a human rights policy and are working to promote understanding and improve our response to human rights through human rights due diligence* and internal and external awareness-raising activities.
Our Human Rights Approach
Shiseido has established the Shiseido Group Human Rights Policy based on the United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and its basic corporate philosophy, which is described in the group-wide code of ethical behaviors.
Human Rights Promotion System
Shiseido Group's Human Rights Risk Assessment is undertaken by the following personnel in the Shiseido Company, Limited (Global Headquarters). Once a year, human rights policies and human rights risk mitigation efforts are reported at the Board of Directors meeting and receive approval and supervision from the Board of Directors.
- Chief Social Value Creation Officer
- Chief Supply Network Officer
Here listed are Shiseido’s primary initiatives regarding respect for human rights and ensuring responsible procurement.
Shiseido wants to develop together with society while promoting respect for human rights and ensuring environmental protection in all its business activities, including the procurement of raw materials. We are working on the following to achieve sustainable procurement and corporate social responsibility.
Response to the United Kingdom’s Modern Slavery Act 2015
Based on the United Kingdom’s Modern Slavery Act 2015, enacted in March 2015, we disclose the Shiseido Modern Slavery Statement every year.
Here listed are our recent primary initiatives regarding human rights and responsible procurement.