2013.1.15Fuji Oil Joins The United Nations Global Compact
Fuji Oil. Co., Ltd. will adhere to the UNGC’s ten principles in the area of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption, in order to realize the company’s corporate philosophy of “Contributing to healthier and happier living through the creation of contemporary eating habits as well as fine foods” and to promote responsible management as a global company.
◆Overview of the United Nations Global Compact
The UNGC was first announced by the then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in an address to The World Economic Forum on January 31, 1999, and was officially launched at UN Headquarters in New York on July 26, 2000. It is a worldwide initiative to encourage businesses and entities to take leadership in a responsible and creative manner, and to demonstrate good corporate citizenship in order to realize sustainable growth.
Along with the personal commitments of the chief executives, the businesses and entities that support the UNGC are expected to sustain their efforts for substantiation of the ten principles in the areas of human rights, elimination of corrupt labor, environmental efforts, and anti-corruption.
For more information on the UN Global Compact, go to the United Nations website.
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