Aisin Group Principles of Corporate Behavior
Rooted in our belief in “quality first,” we, the Aisin group of companies, strive to actively contribute to the creation of a sustainable society through our business activities in each country and territory in which we operate. To this end, in accordance with the following nine principles, irrespective of the location, we respect human rights, abide by the letter and spirit of all applicable laws, rules and regulations, and act in a sincere and socially responsible manner.

1. Safety, Quality and Contribution to Creating a Sustainable Society

We gain the satisfaction and trust of our customers and contribute to realizing sustainable economic growth and resolving social issues by always striving to develop new technologies, and developing and offering products and services that are of high quality, safe and beneficial to society.

2. Compliance

We are committed to fair, transparent and open competition and appropriate and responsible business in a socially responsible manner, while complying with applicable laws, rules and regulations. We also maintain ethical relationships with government officials and do not establish or maintain relationships with individuals or groups that promote illegal activities or threaten public order or safety.

3. Disclosure and Communication

We make available to the public our corporate information in a user-friendly and fair manner, and actively and positively communicate with our stakeholders* in order to establish and develop healthy relationships.

4. Respect for Human Rights

We respect the human rights of all people.

5. Realization of Diversified Work Styles and Upgrading the Work Environment

We realize a work style that can enhance our employees' capabilities and respects their diversity, characters, and individuality. We also provide a positive and productive work environment that is safety- and health-conscious.

6. Environment

We recognize that how to deal with our environment is a matter impacting all humans and is of critical importance to our corporate existence and business activities, and we proactively and positively address environmental issues.

7. Social Engagement and Contribution to Development

We are aware that we are a member of society, and contribute to its sustainable development through active social engagement. We also provide support for our employees' voluntary social engagement regarding various social issues, and strive to resolve such issues in cooperation with a wide variety of stakeholders.

8. Thorough Crisis Management

We prepare ourselves for threats to civil life and corporate activities, and maintain thorough organizational crisis management.

9. Company Leadership

Our senior management takes the lead in upholding these principles, and strives to provide thorough instruction in these principles to all persons within the group, and makes known these principles to everyone concerned, including our suppliers, by establishing effective governance. If there is a violation of these principles, senior management takes the responsibility to determine the cause and takes preventive measures to resolve the issues, and will strictly discipline those individuals (including senior management) responsible for violations of the principles.
*The term “stakeholders” refers to all the persons and organizations connected with our company operations, including our employees, shareholders, creditors, community residents, states, and local government agencies.
Established: January 2010
Revised: May 2019
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