Quality, Safety, Health and Environment

Quality Standard

Team Shimano offers customer satisfactory services and products.

Industrial Health and Safety Policy

Based on the concept that “safety and health take precedence over any and all things” deriving from the fundamental principle of paying due respect to human beings, the Company recognizes that securing of safety and health is the base of sound corporate activities and cannot be replaced by anything whatsoever, and promotes industrial safety and health activities to establish a secure workplace environment through the cooperation of all employees.

Industrial Safety and Health Action Policy

1. Compliance with laws and regulations

The Company and all employees shall comply with laws and regulations and other requirements accepted by the Company concerning industrial safety and health.

2. Setting of an industrial safety and health risk reduction target and the audit thereof

The Company shall set a reduction target, execute an audit on it, review the target as necessary and improve the target continuously.

3. Reduction of industrial safety and health risks

The Company shall perform the following industrial safety and health activities taking into full account the following industrial safety and health risks of the Company arising from its business activities:
(1) Reduction of risks in connection with the operation, maintenance and inspection of machinery;
(2) Reduction of risks in connection with work environment;
(3) Reduction of risks in connection with work activities;
(4) Reduction of risks in connection with logistics works;
(5) Reduction of risks in connection with product test works;
(6) Reduction of risks in connection with VDT works;
(7) Reduction of risks in connection with traffic accidents.

4. Communication

The Company shall recognize that proper securing of industrial safety and health is realized through good communication and, as such, consult with employees fully and in good faith.
Moreover, the Company and all employees shall participate actively in administrative and social activities of the region to maintain good communication with contacts outside of the Company.

5. Education and Awareness-Raising

The Company shall ensure that all employees completely understand the industrial safety and health policy, the education and training necessary for the industrial safety and health activities and the effectiveness of the industrial safety and health activities.
In addition, the Company shall share and exchange necessary information for the industrial safety and health activities with related cooperative facilities within the premises.

Environment Policy

“To promote health and happiness through the enjoyment of nature and the world around us.” Upholding this motto, and based on our common recognition that preserving local and global environments is our utmost priority, all Team Shimano members commit to environmental preservation activities in compliance with our Environmental Action Guidelines.

Environmental Action Guidelines

1. Compliance with applicable laws and regulations

We will faithfully observe international environmental regulations and codes worldwide; relevant laws, regulations, and ordinances of countries and municipalities concerned; and other requirements.

2. Establishment of environmental management systems and their continual improvement

We will build environmental management systems, set targets for reducing environmental impacts, monitor progress of our environmental measures, and review and revise these systems whenever it is necessary.

3. Reduction of environmental impacts and preventing pollution

In thorough consideration of environmental impacts caused by our business activities, we will take the following measures:
(1) Involving all employees in energy conservation campaigns.
(2) Cutting CO2 emissions.
(3) Preventing air, water, soil and other pollutions.
(4) Preventing noise and vibration pollutions
(5) Promoting proper waste management.
(6) Developing eco-friendly products and technologies.
(7) Reinforcing control of chemical substances under the Shimano Green Plan.

4. Partnerships with communities

As a corporate citizen of both global and local communities, we will support environmental campaigns by communities concerned, and encourage our employees to participate in such campaigns.

5. Education and public relation activities

We will promote Shimano’s Environmental Policy to all employees of Shimano and employees of our suppliers and other related companies. In addition, we will disclose our activities and their results to shareholders, customers, communities and international society.

6. Programs-outside Japan

We will ensure that all our activities outside Japan will comply with environmental laws and regulations of the countries concerned, and work to protect the environments of those respective countries.
President* (*Representative Director)