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Participation in Initiatives

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact

Mitsui & Co. signed and pledged its support for the UN Global Compact in October 2004, and has been participating as a corporate director of the Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ), complying with the Global Compact as part of its own corporate guidelines. At present, as a member company of the GCNJ, Mitsui complies with and practices the principles of the Global Compact, and pursues SDGs on a Global Group basis.

Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

Human
Rights

1.Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

2. make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labor

3.Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;

4.the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor;

5.the effective abolition of child labor; and

6.the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environmen

7.Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

8.undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

9.encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-
Corruption

10.Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Related SDGs

Secure sustainable supply of essential products
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 7
  • 12
  • 14
  • 15
Enhance quality of life
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
Create an eco-friendly society
  • 3
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 17
Develop talent leading to value creation
  • 3
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  • 5
  • 8
  • 10
Build an organization with integrity
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
  • 13
  • 16

Other Initiatives

  • TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)
  • World Economic Forum
  • Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)
  • RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)
  • CLOMA (Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance)
  • CEFLEX (Circular economy for flexible packaging)
  • ASI (Aluminium Stewardship Initiative)
  • Japan Business Federation (Keidanren)
    (Committee on Responsible Business Conduct & SDGs Promotion, Committee on Population Issues, Committee on Diversity & Inclusion, Committee on Overseas Development Cooperation, Committee on Energy and Resources, Committee on Environment and Safety, Committee on Nature Conservation)
  • Japan Foreign Trade Council
    (The Global Environment Committee, Sustainability/CSR Study Committee)
  • Japan Business and Biodiversity Partnership