Singing the United Nations Global Compact

Jun 11, 2024

Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. (Representative Director, President & CEO: Taiju Hisai, "the Company") hereby announces that it has signed the United Nations Global Compact ("UNGC") and was registered as a participating company on May 23, 2024. The Company has also joined the Global Compact Network Japan, which is composed of Japanese participants of the UNGC. 

The UNGC is the world's largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative, bringing together the United Nations and private sector (companies and organizations) to build a healthy global society. Companies and organizations who sign the UNGC are required to support the Ten principles in four areas of human rights, labor, environment and anticorruption, and to commit to make efforts to realize these principles.

The Company will comply with UNGC's Ten principles in four areas and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society by promoting sustainability initiatives.

The Ten Principles of the UNGC

Human Rights Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that you are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Labour Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and 
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Environment Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and 
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Anti-Corruption Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

■ United Nations Global Compact's website
■ Global Compact Network Japan's website
 https://www.ungcjn.org/index.html (Japanese only)


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