For Mitsubishi Corporation, The Three Corporate Principles have constituted our corporate philosophy since our foundation.
The Three Corporate Principles espouse the cultivation of a business that contributes to the future of the world and humanity. They compel us to conduct business with fairness and integrity at all times, while seeking to balance social and environmental needs.
Our policies including the "Corporate Standards of Conduct", the "Environmental Charter" and the "Social Charter" were formulated in accordance with the Three Corporate Principles. Striving to raise corporate value as a global business enterprise, MC aims to contribute to the continual advancement of society.
The Three Corporate Principles
The Three Corporate Principles are the foundation of the vision and strategy for our commitment to corporate social responsibility.
At Mitsubishi Corporation we consider the Earth itself to be our most important stakeholder and are continually working towards the realization of a sustainable society through our business activities.
- We will strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by continually implementing new efficiency measures and embracing new technologies.
- We will promote the sustainable use of natural resources including energy, minerals, food stocks and water throughout our global business operations.
- We recognize the critical importance of what ecosystems can provide and are committed to protecting ecosystems and mitigating any potential impacts on biodiversity.
- We will strive to create and enhance environmental benefits by undertaking conservation activities and reducing our environmental footprint.
- We will continue to actively engage and work with our various stakeholders openly and transparently and disclose information on the environmental impacts of our business operations in an appropriate and timely manner.
- We will conduct all of our activities in compliance with environmental laws while adhering to international rules and social standards.
Participation in the United Nations Global Compact
Mitsubishi Corporation joined the UN Global Compact in 2010, declaring our commitment to the following ten universal principles in four fields: human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Guided also by the spirit of the Three Corporate Principles, we are promoting initiatives in each of these four areas.
The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact