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FOUNDATION (Basis of our Entire Activities)

NEC group has a rich history of innovation along with a commitment to the highest Ethical standards. The outer ring or "Our Foundation" of the NEC Way is the basis for all we do. The following statements describe how NEC group should act as a good corporate citizen, and how each employee should always have the highest ethical standards.



NEC Group is transforming into a "Social Value Provider" focusing on "Solutions for Society". The essence of our corporate activities is that we "live" in society through operating our businesses in NEC group. In order to "live" in our society, we have to provide value that makes it more abundant. It is only after our value has been willingly accepted by the market and society, that we can truly live.

In order to achieve this, we not only need to satisfy our customer's essential requirements, but to also continuously gain our stakeholders' trust through providing our products and services on a daily basis. To realize this, it is mandatory for all of us to display a high degree of ethics. In other words, "Ethics" is the basis of our entire activities.

Charter of Corporate Behavior

NEC in 2004, published the "Charter of Corporate Behavior" to fulfill our social responsibility.

The NEC Group works to improve profitability through sound business activities and to achieve dynamic development so as to benefit society. To this end, the Group is aware of the need to enhance its corporate value not only by observing all relevant laws and regulations, but also by fulfilling its social responsibilities as a good corporate citizen. At the same time, the Group must win the trust of customers, shareholders, investors, suppliers, the community at large, its employees, and all other stakeholders.

Attaining Customer Satisfaction
The NEC Group earns customer satisfaction and confidence by developing and offering beneficial and reliable products and services and by paying careful attention to safety.

Developing New Technologies
The NEC Group strives to develop creative technologies and works actively to break ground in new business areas for the future prosperity of society.

Conducting Fair Corporate Activities
The NEC Group promotes fair, transparent, and free competition between corporations and ensures that its relationships and dealings with government agencies and political bodies are of a normal and proper nature.

Disclosing Information
The NEC Group delivers accurate and sufficient corporate information in a timely, clear, and appropriate manner while enhancing the transparency of its corporate activities.

Preserving the Global Environment
The NEC Group reduces the impact on the global environment and contributes to building a sustainable society.

Maintaining Good Relations with the Community
The NEC Group respects the customs and cultures of all regions and countries and manages its activities in a way that contributes to community development.

Conducting Thoughtful Corporate Citizenship Activities
The NEC Group fully recognizes that it is a key member of society and actively engages in philanthropy and other activities of social benefit as a good corporate citizen.

Protecting Human Rights
The NEC Group respects human rights in all its corporate activities, never accepting any discriminatory practices or child or forced labor.

Valuing Employees
The NEC Group respects each employee's individuality and creates work environments where all its employees can fully demonstrate their abilities and carry out their jobs with enthusiasm.

Protecting Intellectual Property and Personal Information
The NEC Group recognizes the value of intellectual property and personal information and properly manages them.