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CSR in Our Supply Chain
Consideration for the human rights, labor affairs and the environment in the supply chain is an important CSR issue for companies that trade on a global scale. ITOCHU Corporation strives to improve these social problem by intensifying the communication with its suppliers.
We produce eco-friendly pulp from the vast forest resources in Brazil. This report vol. 4 covers the supply chain from the production of pulp in Brazil to the making of everyday paper tissues, by a nonfiction writer, Kazuma Yamane.
In order to promote supply chain management in relation to CSR, we established “ITOCHU Corporation's CSR Action Guidelines for Supply Chain,” and ask our suppliers to understand and practice ITOCHU's stance.
Since fiscal 2008, each Divion Company chose target suppliers, and has been conducting suppliers checking that reflect respective industry situations.