Sustainable Management

YKK Global Criteria of Compliance

YGCC, YKK Global Criteria of Compliance, is YKK’s CSR guideline, which was created based upon YKK’s philosophy of the “Cycle of Goodness” and the ISO26000 guidelines. It is formulated to embody our contribution to a sustainable society through our core business.
YKK implements annual audits of YKK Group factories based on the below criteria and conducts regular evaluations and improvements for sustainability.

① Management System

1.1Management System

② Labor Condition

2.1Child Labor
2.2Forced Labor
2.4Discipline, Harassment or Abuse
2.5Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
2.6Regular Employment/ Employment Contract

③ Hours and Wages

3.1Working Hours
3.2Wages and Benefits

④ Safety and Health

4.1Emergency Planning & Fire Safety
4.2Medical Services
4.4Physical Hazards
4.5Chemical Hazards
4.6Structural Integrity
4.7Dormitory and Canteen

⑤ Environment

5.1Environmental Management System
5.2Energy Consumption
5.3Water Use
5.4Waste Water Discharge and Effluents
5.5Waste Management
5.6Air and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
5.7Chemical Management

⑥ Fair Business Practice

6.1Establishment of a System for Complying with Competition Law
6.2Prohibition of Bribery
6.3Protection of the Company’s Confidential Information/Prevention of the Infringement of Other Companies’ Confidential Information
6.4Non-competition Obligation
6.5Establishment of a System for Managing Personal Information
6.6Establishment of a System for Managing Intellectual Property Rights
6.7Demanding that Suppliers and Subcontractors Fulfill their Social Responsibility and Otherwise Comply with Applicable Laws and Regulations
6.8Appropriate Accounting and Tax Preparation
6.9Establishment of a System for Controlling Foreign Trade
6.10Compliance with Subcontract Law
6.11Eradication of Relationships with Antisocial Forces
6.12Conflict Minerals
6.13Animal Welfare

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YKK Global Criteria of Compliance2.0

YKK Global Criteria of Compliance2.0