The United Nations Global Compact
ITOCHU's Participation in the United Nations Global Compact
In April 2009, ITOCHU Corporation joined the United Nations Global Compact, a global initiative to achieve sustainable growth of the international Community. In the compliance of the Global Compact's ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, ITOCHU is striving to fulfill its corporate mission of "Committed to the Global Good."
The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact
Contribution to Activities of the Global Compact Network Japan
ITOCHU Corporation actively engages in activities as a Board Member of the Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ), the local network of United Nations Global Compact in Japan.
The GCNJ organizes the Working Groups by issues related CSR where member companies are able to learn from other companies' best practices and academic experts and to have discussions and exchange opinions regarding CSR initiatives.
In FY2017, ITOCHU took part in following Working Groups.
- the Committee of Human Rights Due Diligence
- the Committee of Human Rights Education
- the Committee of Environmental Management
- the Committee of Disaster Risk Reduction
- the Committee of SRI/ESG
- the Committee of SDGs