The Infocom Group contributes to innovations in society through advancements in ICT. To embody this management philosophy, we promise to engage in compliance-based management. At the same time, we are committed to ethics first, which is the first tenet of our Group Employee Action Guideline.
Under these policies, the Group Corporate Code of Conduct provides a basic policy on which decisions and actions are based in connection with daily business operations. The Group Corporate Standards of Conduct define specific points for reference when putting these ideas into practice. Together, these two documents form the basis of the Infocom Group corporate ethics structure.
We have designated October as our Corporate Ethics Month, sponsoring CSRO lectures, conducting business unit training, and offering other programs to enhance awareness of ethics across our group. We engage in our work subscribing to high ethical standards, continuing to build our understanding of CSR, compliance, harassment, etc.
In addition, we aim to instill the knowledge necessary for operations through regular e-learning seminars and other training methods.
We strive to strengthen Infocom Group compliance through the early detection and correction of wrongful acts. To this end, we established a system for the proper handling of consultations and reports from executives and employees of the Infocom Group concerning organizational or individual violations of laws and regulations.
We describe our human rights activity policies within our Group Guidelines and Group Action Regulations, striving to comply strictly with these statements. We provide regular case study and other training to employees to encourage a better understanding of harassment and to prevent harassment from occurring within our organization. Infocom Corporation has established both internal and external help lines (compliance and harassment help line) for reporting and consultation.
The Infocom Group recognizes corruption and bribery as a serious risk factor that could undermine confidence in the company. Accordingly, we have clarified our basic anti-corruption policy. At the same time, we conduct employee training and other education to prevent bribery.
The Infocom Group does not tolerate bribery or other any other form of corruption. We comply with national, regional, and international laws and regulations concerning fair trade where we do business, and we conduct business with respect to international norms.
The Infocom Group Corporate Code of Ethics, Detailed Regulations on the Prevention of Bribery of Public Officials, Etc., and the Group Corporate Code of Conduct stipulate the following matters.
Article 2 (Basic Principles of Compliance)
Article 14 (Disposition)
Enacted January 1, 2023
16. Maintain appropriate relationships with vendors and affiliates
(1) Gifts and entertainment
Enacted October 1, 2020
As part of our compliance education and training activities, we are conduct education and awareness-raising activities to prevent corruption, including bribery. As part of these activities, we distribute a Corporate Ethics Handbook that summarizes our Group Corporate Code of Conduct. We also issue notices and reminders via our corporate intranet to ensure corruption prevention is understood and practiced widely across our organization.
The following data summarizes results regarding anti-corruption in the Infocom Group.
Disciplinary actions or dismissals of employees
Fines related to corruption
Assessment of penalties related to corruption
The Infocom Group shall not engage in any relationship with antisocial forces that obstruct social order and sound business activities. Further, the Group shall strive to defend itself against such antisocial forces by working closely with the police and other outside professional organizations, as well as through a firm company-wide stance against such antisocial forces.
- We reject any and all relationships with organized crime groups in our business activities, and we shall not have any relationship with said groups. We participate in and cooperate with measures implemented by the police and local governments to eliminate organized crime groups. We also endeavor to provide the police and local governments with information that contributes to the elimination of organized crime groups.
- Our basic stance is that we never pay, make use of, or fear anti-social forces, including organized crime groups.
- We reject any unreasonable demands, etc., from antisocial forces, responding to such demands in an organized manner. We maintain contact with the police and receive appropriate guidance.
The Infocom Group complies with laws and regulations related to financial instruments trading and the rules and regulations of securities exchanges. We educate employees on insider trading regulations and manage such inside information in accordance with the Insider Information Management Rules to maintain the social credibility of the company in the securities markets.
No cases of insider trading occurred in fiscal 2022.