Our Principles

SHOWA hopes to serve as a reliable and prospective company for customers and society, and we think it is important that each SHOWA employee act with self-awareness. Therefore, we have compiled a list of efforts made in our relations with customers, suppliers, and society, as introduced below in order to share and implement the concepts among all SHOWA affiliates throughout the world.


Compliance

  • We shall correctly comprehend and observe all relevant laws, regulations and internal regulations, and act sensibly and ethically as responsible members of society.
  • When an act or possible cause of violating laws, regulations, internal regulations or business ethics is discovered, we shall consult with, suggest the improvement to, and/or report it to our superiors or the Compliance Hotline.

Respect for Human Rights

  • We shall respect human rights, and will not permit discrimination or harassment of any kind, regardless of whether it is sexually or power-based oriented.

Preservation of Environment

  • We shall strive for the efficient utilization and recycling of resources, and ensure proper processing of waste and contaminated materials.

Social Contribution

  • We shall be good citizens and contribute actively to the society around us.

Traffic Safety

  • We shall observe traffic rules and manners and strive to drive safely.
  • We shall not drink and drive, nor request any passenger who has been drinking to drive.

Safety and Sanitation

  • We shall strive to create a safe and sanitary working environment, and do our best to prevent disasters.
  • If a disaster occurs, we shall give top priority to human life and safety.

Disclosure of Corporate Information

  • We shall disclose corporate information fairly and appropriately to the shareholders, investors, and society in general.

Information Management

  • We shall not abuse or divulge confidential information about our own company, information of business partners, or personal information of customers and employees.
  • We shall properly control security by locking equipment and fixtures, and managing computers and their passwords, etc.

Fair Trade

  • We shall always do business fairly with our customers and suppliers.
  • We shall not give or receive any gift or entertainment that exceeds the fair scope of business practices and general social common sense.

Emphasizing Quality

  • In all aspects of our business activities, quality shall be our first consideration.