Supply Chain Management

Main initiatives and results in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016

207 companies

CSR self-assessment surveys were conducted at 207 procurement partners that have been considered as possible sources of CSR-related risks.

Total of 347 partners

As of March 31, 2016, 347 procurement partners have been certified as Nikon Environmental Partners having met the requirements of the Nikon Green Procurement Standards environmental management system.

The Nikon Group procures raw materials in an honest and fair manner in accordance with the Nikon Basic Procurement Policy, which aims to ensure a continuous supply of products that meet the expectations of customers, realize sustainable business growth for the Group, and help improve communities and the global environment.

Based on the Nikon Basic CSR Policy and the Nikon Green Procurement Policy, the Group works together with its procurement partners to ensure that materials are supplied in a socially responsible manner in consideration of various issues, including corruption, human rights, and environmental protection.