Based on our basic philosophy of “Striving to foster the prosperity and happiness for all stakeholders of the Nichiban Group,” the goal of the Nichiban Group is for our business activities to coexist with society and nature, and to promote efforts that contribute to the sustainable development with our stakeholders.
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Nichiban Group Crisis Management Policy
We will implement predictive and preventive measures before facing critical issues that threaten our business, and if such occur, we will minimize any potential damage and take measures to prevent recurrence in order to properly manage crises while ensuring continuous and stable business development.
1.Promoting crisis management awareness
We will promote awareness of crisis management throughout the Nichiban Group, work to predict and detect serious crises that threaten continuous and stable business development, and will also take preventive measures.
2.Crisis Management Scope
We understand that crisis management targets include anything that could cause serious damage to the Nichiban Group such as through financial loss, interruption of business, and loss of credit and brand image.3.Response to Crisis Management Targets
We will respond in the following ways to anything identified as a crisis management target.
4.Communicate and disclose information properly
1)Predict and prevent crisis management targets
We will anticipate risks related to crisis management target events by assuming the worst possible scenario, and will then formulate and implement preventive measures.
2)Establish initial response measures and training
We will establish initial response measures and provide education and training to minimize damage from crisis management targets.
3)Respond during a crisis
In the unlikely event of a crisis, we will immediately implement predetermined response measures to minimize any damage.
4)Respond after a crisis
After a crisis, we will investigate the cause, and then formulate and implement measures to prevent recurrence.
If a crisis occurs, we will properly notify necessary information to relevant departments while also disclosing the proper information at the appropriate time.5.Thoroughly implement the crisis management policy
In harmony with the spirit of the Nichiban Group Crisis Management Policy, business managers will work to establish a crisis management system even during normal operations and take initiatives to minimize loss and damage to the Nichiban Group, and will work hard to maintain and improve the brand image through continuous business operations.
Nichiban Group IT Security Policy
In order to provide customers with products and services that give satisfaction, we will protect our information assets in today’s advanced information society from threats such as accidents, disasters, and crime, and establish an IT Security Policy to gain the trust of our customers and society, making it the guideline for the Group's information security initiatives.
1.Organize internal systems and IT security regulations
We will organize management systems necessary for maintaining and improving IT security, and will establish necessary IT security measures as our official inhouse rules.
2.Responsibilities of leadership and continuous improvement
Management will take the lead to ensure that Group and customer information assets are properly managed in compliance with this policy.3.Employee initiatives
We will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for maintaining and improving IT security in order to ensure that information security is implemented.4.Comply with required items based on laws, ordinances, and contracts
We will comply with laws, ordinances, regulations, and rules related to information assets used in our business activities, and comply with security requirements stipulated in contracts with customers.5.Respond to violations and accidents
We will organize a system for responding to violations of laws and ordinances, regulations, and rules related to information security, and violations of contracts with customers in order to reduce any impact from violations and incidents.
Based on the concept of sustainability, we have identified three important themes for management in order to realize the “NICHIBAN GROUP 2030 VISION.” Themes were selected in harmony with the Nichiban Group value chain based on their importance to business and the demands and expectations of society.
Extraction of issues
Initial evaluation items for social issues were extracted based on evaluation items and various guidelines from SDGs and ESG evaluation agencies.
Selection of important themes that need to be addressed by the Nichiban Group
Management, including directors, auditors, and executive officers from related departments evaluate important issues for the Nichiban Group. Important themes that need to be addressed by the Nichiban Group are selected.
The Management Strategy Committee and the Board of Directors deliberate and give approval.
Important Sustainability Themes
|Contribute to reducing environmental impact through self adhesive cellulose tape, which is a natural product||Promote the fact that the main raw materials are natural, that a Biomass mark was acquired, and that it is an environmentally friendly, recyclable, and ecological product, and differentiate it from tapes that use plastic films, etc.|
|Contribute to preventing infectious diseases through bandages and hemostatic products||Activities that raise awareness of hemostatic products to prevent infectious diseases|
|Contribute to medical treatments through transdermal therapeutic drugs||Develop new transdermal therapeutic drugs to help cure diseases and maintain healthy lives|
|Make effort to reduce household food loss through the use of adhesive tapes||In addition to sealing food bags, offer proposals to prevent food loss by writing information such as the date of purchase, preparation date, and expiration date of the ingredients on the tape used as a label|
|Developing environmentally friendly products||
|Reducing the burden on the environment||(Operating an environmental management system)
(Disclosing environmental information)
|Breakdown||Give consideration to the depletion of resources||
|Promote initiatives that fight climate change and global warming||Reduce CO2 emissions through efficient use of energy|
|Properly manage chemical substances||
|Activities that conserve biodiversity||
|Improving product quality and ensuring safety||
|Promoting diversity and fostering human resource development||
|Responding to occupational safety and health, and the health of employees||
|Strengthening our corporate governance system||Organizing our internal control system|
|Strengthening information security||Improving IT control|