Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
Our approach to CSR
As a global company, Ada Technologies will conduct business activities based on our Atsumitec Headquarters Basic Policy, complying with laws and regulations with a sincere mind. In every country and region in the world, through various business activities, Ada Technologies and Atsumitec will take the initiative to contribute towards sustainable development of society and earth through business activities.
Furthermore, we will endeavor to maintain and improve a healthy relationship with our stakeholders, including but not limited to customers, shareholders, employees and business partners, through open and fair communication
1. Ada Technologies Basic Policy
Create new value for our customers with a positive contribution to society.
Ada Technologies Inc. is committed to the timely development, manufacturing and delivery of quality products which offer value, innovation, function and customer satisfaction in an environmentally responsible manner.
Code of Conduct
- Demonstrate a challenging spirit
- Respect the value of time for yourself, your company and our customers
- Promote ingenuity throughout
- Value teamwork
- Carry out our plans with tenacity
We will keep our aspirations high, refine the wisdom and skills of all members, acquire the utmost trust of our customers, and link these towards perpetuating the evolution of our company.
2. Sustainability Management
In addition to observing laws and agreements, we will perform our activities in accordance to the morals and norms of society, with suitable and responsible business manners.
Ethics Violation Reporting Window
We will prepare and operate an internal reporting system to have a seal of confidentiality, fair action, and guarantee whistleblower protection（no repercussions by reporting etc.）as well as monitor the penetration of business ethics.
Ban on Any Relations with Antisocial Forces
We will ban any relations with antisocial forces along with an attitude of resolution, and an unyielding denial to their unreasonable demands.
Activity Toward Bribery Prevention
We will follow all applicable bribery prevention laws in every country and region (including FCPA、Bribery Act 2010 and others known or unknown), and not supply monies as a return for providing conveniences or business nor make any such offers or promises to civil servants or sub-civil servants (including public officials of domestic/overseas and international organizations etc.). In addition to these, we will utilize the same manners and rules towards customers and business partners as well.
Prevention of Anti-Competitive Acts and Unfair Trade
We will avoid violations of any competition laws and regulations in every country, and shall always focus on fair and free trade between corporations. We will not abuse a dominant position over business partners to cause them any disadvantage.
Conflict Minerals Controls and Its Policy
We have no intention of being complicit in the abuse of human rights, environmental destruction, nor the disputes, with procurement of material, product, or parts that use minerals related to the conflict. Additionally, in respect for human rights, environmental protection, and in order to avoid involvement in the conflict, we will go forward with efforts to avoid complicity, working together with our Suppliers, various customer, and business partners.
Import/Export Regulations Compliance
In addition to import/export of products, we will observe any law and regulation regarding the import/export of any goods and technologies. We will obey internal regulations to control import/export activities effectively and confirm final users and purpose of use.
(2) Safety and Quality
In addition to meeting the laws and regulations of safety, quality and environment, we will develop and manufacture products to satisfy the demands and needs of society at a high level for safety and reliability.
Quality Basic Policy
We are committed to meeting the requirements and needs of the customer. We will continually improve and review the effectiveness of the Quality and Environmental System (QEMS). We will ensure QEMS communication and understanding within Ada Technologies Inc.
Quality Enhancement Promotion Plans
To prevent the occurrence of quality defects, we will prepare standards for each parts, processes and operation and decide manufacturing control methods from a confirmation of quality level fluctuation. This will then be fed back to the R & D process to make parts uniform.
Based on San-Gen principal, we will audit internally at the actual place of work, production floor or gemba; the actual product or gembutsu; the real facts and data or jujitsu, as well as business partners’ (including subcontractors and suppliers) processes, and their quality management system and its practice as well as its effectiveness.
Quality Control Education
We will train on quality control skills corresponding with each qualification and operation level of our associates in order to raise their skill levels in regards to quality assurance and its advancement.
(3) Human Rights and Labor Environment
We will respect international standards to prevent taking part in human rights violations.
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Employment
We will avoid discrimination regarding nationality, birthplace, race, religion, gender, age, illness and any handicap.
Promotion of Women’s Success
We will strive to raise the ratio of female management.
Global Human Resource Appointment Activity
We will promote the increase of non-Japanese ratio in management level at our global facilities.
Working Environment Management
We will maintain a working environment where each individual’s abilities can be fully demonstrated.
Preventive Actions for Harassment
We will respect everyone’s personalities and human rights, never deny nor harass by word or deed. We will avoid speech or behavior which causes someone discomfort and harassment, will create a working place comfortable for all the people to work, including LGBT people.
※LGBT is an acronym for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender.
Preventive Action for Child Labor
Of course there will be no child labor and forced labor at our sites, and neither will it be acceptable at our business partners, including their sub-contractors and suppliers.
Prohibition of Forced Labor
All the employees shall be hired of their free will and never be forced to work. Neither will it be acceptable at our business partners, including their sub-contractors and suppliers.
Respect Basic Labor Rights
Based on the laws and regulations of each country and region, we respect an employee’s basic labor rights, rights to organize and rights to collective bargaining.
We will manage all manufacturing processes, from material procurement through
production and logistics, aiming to reduce our burden on the environment in order to realize a sustainable society.
Environmental Basic Policy
We will aim to continually improve the Environmental Management System. We will conduct operations in a manner that prevents pollution and conserves our valuable resources. We will comply with all applicable environmental requirements as mandated.
We will make every effort to conserve the environment by obeying laws and regulations regarding the environment and by proactive/self-driven activity towards improvement with participation by all members.
Promotion of 3R Activity and Proper Waste Handling
We will ensure proper handling of waste, identifying the effective use of resources as a theme to promote 3R (Reuse, Reduce, Recycle) activity.
(5) Risk Management
We will continually evaluate possible risks associated with the continuation and development of our business, then prepare the necessary fortification and adequate prevention measures.
Business Continuity Plan（BCP)
To protect all human life related to our business activities, we shall maintain an emergency preparedness plan and efficiently inform the work place in the event of such occurrence. In the event that such a contingency plan is executed, we will work to establish a Business Continuity Plan to recover our core business activities promptly.
Prohibition of the Misuse of Company Assets
Regardless of material that is deemed important or inconsequential, there will be no misuse and misappropriation of company assets.
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
We shall properly acquire rights in accordance to relative laws and regulations, recognize and respect the rights of others and will not infringe upon them.
Confidential Information Control
We will appropriately manage and control all information which must be kept confidential, and prevent its disclosure or use without the consent of those with proper authority. Upon acceptance of confidential information from others, we will accept from those with proper authority, through proper resources and will use the information within the scope of purpose based on contracts as agreed.
Protection of Personal Information
We will handle and control personal information with proper confidentiality, to avoid its outflow and misuse, in accordance with laws and internal rules.
Appropriate Use for Data Network Systems
We will adopt protective measures against threats on computer networks to prevent damage to ourselves and others.
(6) Information Disclosure
Timely Release of Information
We will disclose and release important information regarding our company, such as financial information, in a timely and accurate manner.
Guarantee of Financial Report Appropriateness
We will report and disclose facts accurately regarding corporate information, such as financial information. We will prepare financial reports to indicate our financial condition, profit and loss information accurately based on accounting standards, corporate accounting principles, and applicable laws.
Prohibition of Unfair Insider Trading / Market Manipulation
In such case there is awareness of significant and meaningful information regarding listed companies and its subsidiaries, we will not trade and transact securities etc. of those companies and will not disclose to them to others before an official announcement is released.
3. Activities toward the Contribution to Society
Contribution to Society
As a corporate citizen, we will contribute to society and towards its development.
*Enactment：March 1st, 2018