Supply Chain Overview
The OMRON Group conducts global procurement activities, working with suppliers to improve sustainability across the supply chain.
Promoting sustainability efforts in the supply chain
Living up to the OMRON Principles, the OMRON Group is committed to solving social issues through business, while also contributing to the sustainable development of society by promoting ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) activities. In response to growing social demand, OMRON is also working to enhance sustainable procurement through its supply chain in order to fulfill even wider social responsibilities.
Setting goals and reinforcing the PDCA process
OMRON will promote sustainable procurement with the goal of satisfying the RBA* standards. By implementing a PDCA improvement management cycle for each sustainable procurement program, OMRON will strive to steadily improve sustainability performance in its supply chain.
- *RBA: the Responsible Business Alliance
CSR Procurement Code
To ensure supply chain sustainability, OMRON has introduced specific action guidelines to be followed by in-house and suppliers, and promotes the observance of these guidelines.
CSR Procurement Guidelines
OMRON has created the guidelines that stipulate specific actions and behaviors that should be implemented and maintained by its suppliers, and has requested all of its suppliers to strictly observe these guidelines. The guidelines conform to RBA standards and also specify the policy and procedure for dealing with violations of the guidelines.
CSR Procurement Guidelines
- 1. Labor
- 1) Free Chosen Employment 2) Prohibition of Child Labor 3) Working Hours 4) Wages and Benefits 5) Human Treatment 6) Prohibition of Discrimination 7) Freedom of Association
- 2. Health and Safety
- 1) Occupational Safety 2) Emergency Preparedness 3) Occupational Injury and Illness 4) Industrial Hygiene 5) Physically Demanding Work 6) Machine Safeguarding 7) Sanitation, Food, and Housing 8) Healthcare for Employees
- 3. Environmental
- 1) Environmental Permits and Reporting 2) Pollution Prevention and Resource Reduction 3) Hazardous Substances 4) Wastewater and Solid Waste 5) Air Emissions 6) Product Content Restrictions
- 4. Ethics
- 1) Business Integrity 2) No Improper Advantage 3) Disclosure of Information 4) Intellectual Property 5) Fair Business, Advertising and Competition 6) Prohibition of Abusing a Superior Position 7) Responsible Sourcing of Minerals 8) Protection of Privacy 9) Prevention of the Leakage of Customer and Third-party Confidential Information 10) Defense against Threats to Computer Networks 11) Proper Control of Export Procedures 12) Protection of Identity and Prohibition of Retaliation
- 5. Product Safety
- 1) Securing Product Safety 2) Providing Appropriate Information on Products and Services
- 6. Business Continuity Plan
- 1) Creation of Business Continuity Plan
- 7. Management
- 1) Company Commitment 2) Management Accountability and Responsibility 3) Legal and Customer Requirements 4) Risk Assessment and Risk Management 5) Improvement Objectives 6) Training 7) Communication 8) Worker Feedback and Participation 9) Audits and Assessments 10) Corrective Action Process 11) Documentation and Records 12) Supplier Responsibility
Identifying Partner Suppliers
The OMRON Group employs the following approach to identify major suppliers.