Sumitomo Chemical is further improving its corporate social responsibility system by formulating its Basic CSR policy and establishing the CSR Promotion Committee, the CSR Promotion Meeting, and the CSR Dept. in order to continue to fulfill its CSR and maintain the trust of society.
Sumitomo Chemical Group established its Basic CSR Policy in November 2004 based on Sumitomo's Business Principles and the Sumitomo Chemical Charter for Business Conduct, and it was partially revised in March, 2016.
Under this Policy, specific goals are set and CSR activities are implemented to achieve them.
Basic CSR Policy
By continuously creating and providing new value for our stakeholders, the Sumitomo Chemical Group will build the corporate worth, contribute to solving the problems facing society and our environment while enriching people's lives.
In order to accomplish this, the Sumitomo Chemical Group will proactively work for profitable business operations, preservation of the environment, safety, product quality and social activities. We will pursue and promote our CSR activities with consideration for the interests of all our stakeholders, including our stockholders, employees, business partners, and the local residents of all regions in which we conduct business. Through our endeavors in these areas, we hope to play a significant role in helping to build a sustainable society, while continuing to grow our business in order to achieve our goal of becoming a truly global chemical company in the 21st century.