WHAT FUJITSU FRONTECH ASPIRES TO BE
In its supply chain, the Fujitsu Frontech Group will achieve responsible procurement that embraces diversity and gives full consideration to human rights, the environment and health & safety.
GOALS FOR FY2022
- The Fujitsu Frontech Group will achieve responsible procurement in its supply chain.
To ensure that its major suppliers comply with the international standards for responsible procurement, the Fujitsu Group will obtain one of the following documents from its major manufacturing subcontractors and parts suppliers for its core products: (Target KPI =90%)
-Written consent with the Fujitsu Group CSR Procurement Guideline (equivalent to the RBA Code of Conduct)
- Promotion of supply chain diversity
We set supply chain diversity as our goal of Responsible Business and promote it globally.
Under "Fujitsu Way" composed of 3 parts of "Our Purpose" that indicates why Fujitsu exists in society, "Our Values", and "Code of Conduct" of how each employee should act in daily activities, Fujitsu Frontech Group perform the following procurement activities.
Procurement Policy of Fujitsu Frontech Group
- Co-existence and co-prosperity with Suppliers
Fujitsu Frontech Group procures components, software, service, and other supplies which are necessary for our business activities from suppliers, adds new value to them and provide them as our products and services to society.
Our company and suppliers build trustworthy relationships, enhance prosperity mutually as a good partner and aim for relationships with coexistence and co-prosperity.
- Fair and Proper Evaluation and Selection of Suppliers
Fujitsu Frontech Group promote fair and proper procurement activities. Suppliers are selected based on a comprehensive evaluation from their initiatives including the quality, price, delivery time, and so on.
- Promotion of CSR-Conscious Procurement Activities
Based on "Fujitsu Group CSR Procurement Guideline", Fujitsu Frontech Group conducts procurement activities with due consideration for global environment conservation, legal compliance, respect for human rights, occupational health and safety, ensuring the safety and quality of products and services, maintaining and promoting information security, fair trade, corporate ethics, CSR and so on with suppliers.
- Green procurement
Fujitsu Frontech Group comply with the Fujitsu Group Environmental Policy and with our basic philosophy "eco-friendly business activity", we regard the approach to global environment conservation as one of our most important management issues and promote it.
From this approach, in order to achieve these activities, Fujitsu Frontech Group promotes "green procurement" with the cooperation of suppliers, which gives priority to the purchase of environmentally friendly parts materials and products.
Fujitsu Group CSR Procurement Guideline
As a member of Fujitsu Group, under the procurement policy of Fujitsu Frontech Group, our group is a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a global CSR alliance. We give serious consideration to the RBA's Code of Conduct and engage in socially responsible procurement with our suppliers and throughout our supply chain. Accordingly, we are committed to complying with Fujitsu Group CSR Procurement Guideline applying the RBA's Code of Conduct and require our suppliers to understand and comply with these guidelines. We engage in socially responsible procurement with our suppliers.
Reference："Fujitsu Group CSR Procurement Guidebook (1.25MB)" (Japanese only)
Also, under the "Policy on Responsible Mineral Procurement", the Fujitsu Group excludes from its products, components and supply chain any minerals that give rise to conflicts ("conflict minerals"), or minerals that are at high risk of being associated with forced labor or human rights violations. (The Fujitsu Group identifies tantalum, tin, gold, tungsten and cobalt as high-risk minerals.) As part of its due diligence, the Fujitsu Group conducts high-risk minerals surveys with reference to the "OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas". These surveys use the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) and Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT) developed by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI).
Guide to Green Procurement - To reduce the environmental burden in supply chains
We promote "Green Procurement" in accordance with the policy of Fujitsu Ltd. Please refer to Green Procurement page of Fujitsu Ltd. in detail.
Also, "Green procurement direction", "Fujitsu group specified chemical substances List", "Fujitsu group guideline regarding non-containment management on hazardous substances" for suppliers are posted on the above-mentioned website.
Supplier Compliance Line
Fujitsu Frontech Group uses consultation counter for suppliers (the Supplier Compliance Line) as a channel to receive reports from suppliers regarding any actions that are potential or actual instances of non-compliance in our purchasing activities. We verify and investigate the facts of report, which we received, and respond quickly.
Internal reporting standards of Fujitsu Frontech prohibit any adverse treatment of suppliers making the reports.
Inquiries Related to Procurement Activities
We do not accept requests for new trade. Please note that we will not be able to reply to such emails.