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Procurement

Lintec Procurement Policy

  1. 1.Fair and transparent business practices
    We shall maintain fair and transparent business transactions with all partners based on the principle of free competition in the market. In selecting business partners, we shall keep our door open wide and make fair evaluations of candidates in the areas of quality, cost, delivery, supply stability, technology, services, and environmental effort.
  2. 2.Building partnerships
    We shall recognize every partner as a "partner for mutual development" and build relationships of trust.
  3. 3.Adherence to laws and regulations and social norms
    In our procurement activities, we not only shall abide by the laws and regulations of Japan and beyond but also require our partners to do the same.
  4. 4.Consideration for the environment
    We shall pursue procurement activities with less environmental impact based on the Lintec Green Procurement Policy,and require our partners to actively conduct environmental conservation activities and strictly manage chemical substances.
  5. 5.Thorough pursuit of CSR
    We shall pursue high level and thorough CSR in our procurement activities together with partners in areas such as respect for human rights, labor health and safety, quality assurance and safety, information security, corporate ethics,and conflict minerals.

Established August 10, 2009
Revised August 30, 2013

Request for Cooperation regarding partnership with Lintec

Lintec will pursue appropriate business development together with its partners. To this end, we ask you to understand the above-stated Lintec Procurement Policy and take specific actions to practice the following. We also ask that your partners understand the same policy and take actions appropriately.

  1. 1.Adherence to laws/regulations and social norms; fair business practices
    Comply with laws and regulations as well as social norms of countries and regions where you operate business, and respond to your stakeholders in a fair, impartial, and sincere manner in all situations.
    • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
    • Maintain sound and honest relationships with your partners
    • Ensure information security
    • Respect intellectual property
  2. 2.Consideration for the environment
    Recognize environmental issues, represented by climate change, and those posing grave risks to ongoing business operations, and promote appropriate initiatives to combat such issues in various areas, aiming to contribute to creating a sustainable society.
    • Promote environmental conservation activities
    • Manage chemical substances
    • Reduce environmental impact
    • Reduce waste generation
    • Promote biodiversity conservation
  3. 3.Respect for human rights; promotion of occupational health and safety
    Create a workplace environment where all workers involved in your business operations show mutual respect for one another, form relationships without fear of discrimination and human rights abuse, and enjoy working under safe and hygienic conditions.
    • Respect fundamental human rights and prohibit discrimination
      Prohibit discrimination based on race, nationality, gender, religion, belief, age, familial origin, disabilities, indigeneity, immigration, sexual orientation, gender identity, or for any other reason.
    • Prohibit child labor
    • Prohibit forced labor
    • Take measures against conflict minerals
  4. 4.Offer fair prices; build stable supply networks
    Offer raw materials at consistently competitive prices, exert cost improvement efforts on an ongoing basis, and build networks to ensure stable supply and be able to flexibly respond to unexpected changes in supply or demand.
  5. 5.Improve quality and techniques; ensure safety
    For the purpose of quality maintenance and continuous technical improvement for providing products and services, acquire quality management system (ISO 9001) certifications, observe work and operation manuals, and establish and maintain appropriate and rigorous inspection and production systems.
    • Observe safety standards applicable to each country and region