Basic Procurement Policy
The Nikon Group has revised our "Nikon Basic Procurement Policy" which aims to build up a more desirable society and global environment, and to realize the high levels of customer satisfaction for our products and the sustainable evolution of our corporation.
Moreover Nikon participates in the "Global Compact" advanced by the United Nations. And we respect the spirit of the ten principles of the Global Compact and implement its CSR activities with sincerity in material procurement.
Nikon Basic Procurement Policy
- 1.Sound corporate activities
Nikon shall conduct sound and fair corporate activities, while complying with applicable laws and prescriptive social norms.
Nikon shall also encourage socially responsible behavior within its supply chain.
- 2.Open-door procurement
Nikon procures goods and services from global suppliers in as transparent a fashion as possible.
- 3.Procurement based on the concept of fair competition
Based on the principles of fair, free competition, Nikon assigns top priority to suppliers that offer superior performance in terms of quality, cost, delivery, and corporate reliability.
- 4.Procurement based on the concept of partnership
Our approach is that Nikon and our suppliers are partners working together to make good products. Under this approach, we work to understand each other, to build a relationship of trust, and to prosper together.
- 5.Green procurement
For the protection of the global environment, Nikon assigns priority to suppliers that provide consideration for environmental issues and that are actively engaged in environmental preservation activities in the manufacturing process for the procured goods.
- *"Nikon" refers to "Nikon Corporation and its domestic and overseas subsidiaries." Affiliates are encouraged to follow these Guidelines or to implement similar standards.