MGL policy

We hereby express our policies, which include the perspectives of the environment, value creation, and corporate governance. By promoting all of our business activities under this policy, we will improve our corporate value and contribute to society.

MGL Global Group Contractor Selection Policy

The MGL Global Group Contractor Selection Policy shows MITSUI & CO. GLOBAL LOGISTICS, LTD. (“MGL”) will implement the below-mentioned matters through MGL and the boards of directors of group companies engaged in business activities led by MGL, as a global group.
MGL requires the below-mentioned important issues from its contractors, and when selecting contractors, MGL will obtain in advance their track record of implementation of the important issues including the past-incidents’ record and prioritize the implementation of the important issues over the economic efficiency of the contract, such as the amount of the contract, delivery time, and other factors.

  • Commitment of MGL

    MGL will always place the highest priority on the safety and health of its Group employees and those connected with its business activities.

  • MGL Global Group Contractor Selection Policy

    The following is a list of important issues expected of contractors in the selection of contractors for all business activities.

    • Safety First

      Aim for no accidents in the workplace by ensuring the safety and health of the contractor's workers and by creating a comfortable work environment.

    • Compliance with laws and regulations

      Comply with all relevant laws and regulations regarding occupational safety and health.

    • Elimination of hazards and harmful factors

      To identify hazardous and harmful factors, minimize risks by feasible means, and aim to ensure a safe working environment.

    • Occupational health and safety training

      To work closely with clients and contractors to improve the awareness and ability of each person involved in occupational health and safety and its activities, and to translate this into action.

    • Continuous improvement

      To make constant efforts to maintain and improve occupational health and safety activities and systems.

    • Respect for Human Rights

      To respect human rights and diverse culture, not to discriminate in any way, and not to infringe on human rights in the business activities, striving not to contribute to discrimination nor human rights infringements in cooperation between clients and contractors.

Sustainable Supply Chain Policy

  • Mitsui Global Logistics Co., Ltd., as a member of the Mitsui & Co. Group, has adopted a sustainable supply chain policy. (See (Link) on the Mitsui & Co., Ltd. website.) Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Global Logistics Co., Ltd. strives to identify issues in the supply chain involved in its business activities. Furthermore, based on various perspectives of stakeholders who may be affected by these issues, Mitsui & Co. Global Logistics, Ltd. will value dialogue with relevant parties, while working to find solutions to these issues on a global group basis. In this way, Mitsui & Co. Global Logistics, Ltd. will do its utmost to achieve sustainable development.
  • Mitsui & Co. Global Logistics, Ltd. will require its business associates, including suppliers, to understand and implement the following principles, and will strive to create sustainable supply chains in cooperation with them:
  • Respect for International Standards

    To ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations of relevant countries, fair transactions in accordance with international rules and practice, and corruption prevention.

  • Respect for Human Rights

    To strive not to infringe on human rights in our business activities, nor to contribute to human rights infringements by others through our business relationships, including supply chains.

    • Forced Labor

      Not to tolerate forced labor or any forms of modern slavery, including bonded labor or human trafficking.

    • Child Labor

      Not to tolerate child labor and to comply with the minimum working age stipulated by the law. Not to hire individuals that are under the age of 18 for roles requiring hazardous work.

    • Discrimination

      To prohibit any form of discrimination in employment.

    • Harassment and Inhumane Treatment

      Not to tolerate any form of harassment, irrespective of whether it is physical or mental harassment.

    • Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining

      To respect the rights of employees to associate freely and bargain collectively in our labor-management relations.

    • Working Hours and Wages

      To manage employees’ working hours, holidays, leaves of absence, and wages properly in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

    • Occupational Health and Safety

      To secure the health and safety of employees in the work environment.

    • Community impact

      To conduct human rights impact assessments, covering issues such as prevention of pollution and water stress, for prevention of adverse impacts on the safety and health of local communities. To implement necessary measures in line with international standards to avoid risks and mitigate negative impacts.

  • Reduction of Environmental Burden

    To reduce the burden on the environment through the efficient utilization of resources, energy, and water, as well as the thorough reduction, reuse, and recycling of waste, including harmful substances, and its proper disposal. To give the utmost consideration to the environment to the extent technologically and economically feasible by exercising an appropriate degree of influence and evaluating the impact on the environment, not only in the prevention of pollution, but also on such issues as climate change and the conservation of biological diversity.

  • Safety and Security of Products and Services

    To ensure safety and security of products and services.

  • Information Disclosure

    To disclose information properly related to the above principles in a timely manner.

Where it is identified that in violation of this policy, Mitsui & Co. group’s business activities have caused adverse human rights impact or contributed to it through its business transactions including its supply chains, Mitsui & Co. Global Logistics, Ltd. will work to remediate such impacts through appropriate processes.

  • Quality Policy

    We give top priority to earning the trust and confidence of customers by carefully and accurately handling the properties entrusted to us by the customers, protecting the properties and customer information in line with the basic behavior rules, and constantly making improvements and devising measures for higher operational efficiency.

  • Environmental Policies

    Global environmental problems should be tackled by all humankind. Accordingly, each individual employee will raise their environmental awareness and comply with related laws and regulations for the effective and efficient use of energy and resources as well as for the reduction, reuse and recycling of waste. We will make all-out efforts to reduce our environmental impact.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Policy

    We are firmly committed to ensuring the health and safety of all members working at our workplaces. We will implement health and safety activities on a daily basis for zero workplace accidents. We will keep our workplaces healthy and hygienic by steadily conducting the 5S (Seiri, Seiton, Seiketsu, Seiso and Shitsuke) activities.

  • Policy of valuing employees

    In order for all employees to work with pride, we will be a company that grows together with colleagues by respecting each other's diversity, recognizing each other's free ideas and opinions, and realizing an open and friendly workplace.

  • Value Creation Policy

    By facing the business environment of the same age and encouraging human resources, who are full of creativity and ingenuity take on challenges on own businesses, we aim to continue to create and provide new values that contribute to the realization of a prosperous and sustainable society.

  • Corporate Governance Policy

    We will continue to be a company with integrity to ensure compliance and earn the trust and credibility of all stakeholders.