Procurement Policy - To build trustful relations with business partners -

<Basic Procurement Policy>

  1. Global Supply Chain
    We listen to the Voice of Supplier (VOS), and promote the construction of an industry-leading level global supply chain through fair and equitable communication.
  2. Partnership and Value Creation
    We build a solid partnership whatever the environment may be, and under the strong relationship of trust, we create the future values that satisfy the market by mutual technical development capabilities.
  3. Compliance and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
    We comply with international and social norms and all applicable laws and regulations and fulfill its social responsibility through clean procurement activities such as respect for human rights, ensuring occupational safety and health, and environmental conservation activities.
  4. Information disclosure and confidentiality
    We disclose and provide information necessary to the procurement activities to our suppliers and share with each other, and we strive to maintain the confidentiality of the trade secrets under appropriate information management.
  5. Optimum Material Procurement
    We implement stable procurement of materials satisfying the best quality, delivery, cost, technical specification from the suppliers who have excellent management / administrative capability and fulfill social responsibility.
  6. Establishment of Zero Defect Flow
    To meet the market / customer requirements, we promote the activities to achieve Zero Defect through the supply chain.

<Basic Policy of Responsible Minerals Procurement>

We conduct responsible mineral procurement activities in line with the intent of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, and do not use tin, tantalum, tungsten, gold, cobalt, or other minerals that are involved in conflict or human rights violations and are produced in Conflict Affected and High-Risk Areas (CAHRAs).