In January 2016, YAMAGUCHI MICA has newly established "YAMAGUCHI MICA Code of Conduct" based on the YAMAGUCHI MICA corporate philosophy.
YAMAGUCHI MICA makes "Contributing to the prosperity and development of the society through the manufacturing and sales of powders of natural raw materials composed mainly of mica" as our mission, complies with the discipline of society in its activities, seeks to respect human rights and to preserve the global environment, and becomes a model of society, aiming a mutual prosperity with everyone of all stakeholders consisting of customers, suppliers, employees and local community. At the same time, we will also ask all the business partners for sustainable business activities with high ethical standards as well.
YAMAGUCHI MICA will celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2021. Towards the distinctive year and further ahead of the future, we will continue to make every effort to contribute to the realization of sustainable society.
1. Human rights
YAMAGUCHI MICA makes efforts so that there are no discriminatory acts due to gender, age, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, language, or other factors such as opinion, disability, health status and sexual harassment. We will also ask the business partners to make the same respect for human rights.
YAMAGUCHI MICA will seek to comply with the laws and regulations that are applied in all countries and regions to perform the business activities. We will also ask the business partners to make the same compliance.
3. Labor practices
YAMAGUCHI MICA prohibits child labor and forced labor, maintains clean and healthy work places, and pays a minimum or more wage to employees by taking into account the compliance related to working conditions and the respect for the right to organize, etc. We will also ask the business partners to make the same labor practices.
4. Business practices
YAMAGUCHI MICA will comply with the laws and regulations related to fair trades to be applied in all countries and regions to perform the business activities, seeking to prevent fraud and corruption such as extortion and bribery as well as to exclude any anti-social forces including the business relationship with them. We will also ask the business partners to make the same business practices.
5. Environmental protection
YAMAGUCHI MICA will pursue the production, distribution, sales with a low environmental load with the effective use of limited natural resources in mind, seeking to achieve harmony between the society and the global environment. In addition, through its business activities, we will actively involve in the environmental conservation, seeking to be able to contribute to the development of sustainable society that is friendly to both nature and human, such as the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, resource conservation and recycling, and the prevention of pollution. We will also ask the business partners to make the same environmental conservation activities.
6. Social contribution
YAMAGUCHI MICA wish to appeal natural mica to the whole world and sincerely hope the people to build a stable livelihood and to get healthy living environment through engaging mica mining work and we will contribute to society by doing tree planting and passing on our profit to mica mining area.