Teijin Ltd. Signs U.N. Global Compact cooperation statement
Posted October 14, 2020
TOKYO – Teijin Limited announced that the company’s president and CEO, Jun Suzuki, signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)’s Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation on September 21.
The statement is aimed at steering the world onto a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable path by calling on business leaders across borders, sectors and generations to adapt to changing circumstances responsibly. Teijin believes that the purpose of the statement closely matches the company’s philosophy and future direction, including commitments to society and calls on governments to renew their global cooperation.
The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the 20th anniversary of the UNGC, which Teijin has participated in since 2011. The UNGC’s 10 principles are incorporated in Teijin’s Code of Conduct and Human Rights Policy, which are collectively designed to ensure Teijin’s socially responsible management as a global company.
Also, Teijin aims to become a company that supports the society of the future and working towards the realization of a sustainable society by delivering solutions in the three fields of environmental value, safety, security and disaster mitigation and demographic change and increased health consciousness.
Going forward, Teijin will continue to focus on people, deliver innovative solutions that enhance quality of life, while minimize any negative impact of its activities on the environment and society, ultimately to realize a more sustainable world.
Source: Teijin Group