Announcement on Participation in the UN Global Compact

Toyo Aluminium K.K. declares that it will participate in the Global Compact advocated for by the United Nations (UN), and announces that it has been registered as a participating company as of April 10, 2018.

The Toyo Aluminium Group has set forth the realization of “Create the future, I will create it” (our Action Policy), and contribution to creating a sustainable society, as our vision for CSR activities. Our participation in the UN Global Compact will contribute to building a sustainable society through responsible management as a global corporation, as well as proactive CSR activities across the Group, in line with the Ten Principles of UN Global Compact related to Human Rights, Labour, Environment, and Anti-Corruption.

[About the UN Global Compact]

The UN Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary initiative for corporations and organizations to participate in the creation of a global framework to display responsible, creative leadership, thereby acting as good members of society and achieving sustainable growth.

<United Nations Global Compact: The Ten Principles>

Human Rights Human Rights Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and<
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
Labour 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 Environment Principle 7: Businesses are asked to 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 Anti-Corruption Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery

Source: Global Compact Network Japan