In the face of an ethical conflict related to duty performance, executives and employees shall judge and act in accordance with these action codes.
In the case that the guideline specifies no criteria of judgment and you are not certain about your judgment, act according to the advice of your supervisor or the department in charge of ethical management.
- Entertainment and Fiscal Burden Shift
- Do not receive entertainments or excessive discount benefits.
- Avoid betting with a partner company's employee (golf, "Go-Stop" game, poker, etc.).
- Do not request a partner company to bear the cost for a department get-together.
- Use the company cafeteria if possible when having a meal with a partner company's employee.
If unavoidable, eat out but to the extent that is not excessive according to social norms.
- Information Use
- Avoid using information obtained in relation to business affairs for personal benefits.
- Avoid disclosing business secrets or information obtained from a partner company to a third party.
- Performance of Duties
- Avoid any type of unfair practices in utilization of the superior authority or dominating position.
- Warmly welcome and practice good manners towards a partner's employee who visits our company.
- Avoid any kind of solicitation or pressure that can be socially condemned to a partner's employees.
- Receipt of Material Benefits
- Do not receive material benefits such as cash, check, securities, etc. in any case.
- Unjust Request for Payment
- When a public officer requests payment unjustly, report it to your supervisor and ask for directions, or consult with the secretariat of the corporate ethical committee.
- Avoid receiving any entertainment not stated above or any other act of accepting bribes.