List of Policies

We have gathered together the Sumitomo Chemical Group’s policies, guidelines, and other guidance related to sustainability.

PoliciesWeb
Corporate Philosophy
The Sumitomo Spirit https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/principles/sumitomo/
Business Philosophy https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/principles/philosophy/
Basic Principles for Promoting Sustainability https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/management/principles/basic_principles/
Sumitomo Chemical Charter for Business Conduct https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/principles/charter/

Material Issues for Sustainable Value Creation

Sumitomo Chemical Group Basic Policy Towards a Circular System for Plastics

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/management/materiality/plastic/
Governance
Sumitomo Chemical Corporate Governance Guidelines https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/files/docs/governance_pdf_01.pdf
Corporate Governance Report https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/files/docs/governance_report_e.pdf
Basic policy for Enhancement of the Internal Control System https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/files/docs/InternalControlSystem_20190329_e.pdf
Compliance Manual https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/compliance/rules_society/
Basic Policy Regarding on Compliance https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/compliance/
Compliance Manual for Bribery Prevention (Outline) https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/anti_corruption/#headline-manuals

Corporate Policy on Responsible Care (Safety, Health, the Environment and Product Quality)

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/responsiblecare/promote/

Sumitomo Chemical Group Tax Policy

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/files/docs/sumitomo_chemical_group_tax_policy.pdf
Environment

Corporate Policy on Responsible Care (Safety, Health, the Environment and Product Quality)

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/responsiblecare/promote/
Eco-First Commitments https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/responsiblecare/ecofirst/
Sumitomo Chemical’s Commitment to the Conservation of Biodiversity https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/environment/conservation/biodiversity/
Society (Social Activities)
Sumitomo Chemical Group Human Rights Policy https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/human_rights/

Compliance with the Laws and Regulations involving Respect for Human Rights World-wide

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/human_rights/statement/
Basic Procurement Principles https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/company/purchasing/principles/
Sumitomo Chemical Group Sustainable Procurement Guidebook https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/files/docs/cp_csr_guidebook_e.pdf
Sumitomo Chemical Group
Policy for Responsible Procurement of Minerals/Raw Materials
https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/procurement/minerals/
Human Resources System Initiatives https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/management/

Diversity and Inclusion

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/management/diversity/
Action Plan to Reform Workstyles https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/management/work_life_balance/

Corporate Policy on Responsible Care (Safety, Health, the Environment and Product Quality)

https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/governance/responsiblecare/promote/
Sumitomo Chemical’s Social Contribution Activities https://www.sumitomo-chem.co.jp/english/sustainability/society/region/