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Japan Post Group's Approach to Procurement Activity

Japan Post Group's Approach to Procurement Activity

Japan Post Group conducts its procurement activity according to the following concept.

Japan Post Group's Approach to Procurement Activity

1. Open, fair and appropriate procurement

  • The Group opens the door widely to suppliers and offer fair entry opportunities.
  • The Group selects suppliers based on a comprehensive and appropriate evaluation of quality, price, delivery period, technology, business condition and other factors.

2. Compliance with laws, regulations and social standards

  • The Group complies with all applicable laws, regulations and social standards and carries out procurement activity in good faith.
  • In its procurement activity, the Group forms no relationship with anti-social forces that pose a threat to the order and safety of civil society.

3. Environmental considerations

  • The Group carries out procurement activity in consideration of global and local environmental preservation and the effective use of resources.

4. Building trusting relationships

  • Through good communication with suppliers, the Group builds strong trust and strives for mutual prosperity.
  • The Group appropriately manages information about suppliers that it obtains through its procurement activity.

5. Request to suppliers (Compliance with the UN Global Compact)

  • The Group supports the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact regarding the four areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption and promotes CSR procurement activity. The Group expects its suppliers to understand the above and asks for their proactive cooperation.
    The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact