Purchasing Policy

Central Glass Group Purchasing Policy

Central Glass Group conducts purchasing activities based on the following Basic Purchasing Policy under our corporate philosophy of "Creating a Better Future through Monozukuri".
In order to address social issues throughout our supply chain toward the realization of a sustainable society, we have additionally established a Supplier Code of Conduct that we would like to share with our business partners.
We will fulfill our social responsibilities throughout our supply chain with the understanding and cooperation of our business partners.

Basic Purchasing Policy

  1. Compliance with laws, regulations, and international norms
    In purchasing activities, we comply with the laws and regulations of each country and region, and support and respect international norms.
  2. Fair and impartial transactions
    We conduct open, fair and impartial purchasing activities based on the principle of free competition.
  3. Selection based on economic rationality
    We conduct the selection of business partners through the comprehensive evaluation of economic rationality (quality, price, delivery, stable supply, reliability, after-sales service, technology development capabilities, the stability of the business foundation, response in the event of trouble, and other factors).
  4. Coexistence and co-prosperity with business partners
    We aim to realize peaceful coexistence and mutual prosperity by building long-term confidential relationships with our business partners.
  5. Consideration of human rights and the environment
    We promote purchasing activities considering human rights and environmental conservation.

Supplier Code of Conduct

In developing our business, our group believes that it is necessary for the entire supply chain, including our business partners who are our suppliers, to address issues aimed at realizing a sustainable society and fulfilling our social responsibilities.
We request that not only our group but also our business partners comply with the following items. We also ask that our business partners promote the same principles throughout their supply chains.

1 Fair trade, compliance with laws, and support and respect for international norms In our business activities, we will respect fair and free competition, engage in fair and impartial transactions with business partners, comply with the relevant laws and regulations of each country and region, and support and respect international norms.
2 Ensuring product quality and safety We will prioritize the quality and safety of our products and services, and pursue customer satisfaction. We will adhere to established standards and procedures in all business activities, including development, manufacturing, logistics, sales, after-sales service, disposal, etc., and respond quickly and accurately when problems occur.
3 Respect for intellectual property rights We will respect the intellectual property rights of third parties (rights stipulated by law regarding intellectual property such as patent rights, utility model rights, design rights, copyrights, trademark rights, etc.), and not use them illegally or inappropriately.
4 Prohibition of giving or receiving inappropriate benefits We will not offer bribes to public officials (government employees, etc.). Furthermore, we will not offer or accept excessive entertainment or gifts that violate general social norms to or from business partners.
5 Prohibition of insider trading We will not use undisclosed important inside information (insider information) about a listed company to trade the shares of that listed company or provide that inside information to a third party, which falls under insider trading prohibited by law.
6 Management of confidential information and personal information We will appropriately manage confidential information received from customers and third parties to prevent leakage. In addition, we will appropriately manage and protect the personal information of customers, third parties, employees, etc.
7 Initiatives to preserve the environment and create a safe working environment We will contribute to building a sustainable society through the development of environmentally friendly products and production technologies, the construction of production, logistics and service systems with low environmental impact, and the conservation and reuse of resources. We will also strive to maintain a safe and sanitary working environment and eliminate workplace accidents.
8 No relationship with anti-social forces We will have no relationship whatsoever with anti-social forces. Also, we will take care to not get involved in money laundering or be used for money laundering.
9 Thorough security trade control When exporting goods or technology, we will comply with relevant laws and regulations and take care to ensure that the exported goods or technology are not used for purposes that would interfere with the maintenance of international peace and security.
10 Respect for human rights We will respect the human rights and diversity of all people involved in our business activities. We will not engage in unfair discrimination, acts that undermine the dignity of others, or child labor or forced labor. We will respect the freedom of association and pay appropriate wages and manage working hours.
11 Initiatives against conflict minerals If the use of tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, neighboring countries, conflict areas, and high-risk areas, which are suspected sources of human rights violations and conflict funding by armed groups, has been found in products, we will work to immediately stop using it.