SoftBank Code of Conduct
1. Compliance Commitment
We will maintain high ethical standards, observe all applicable laws, regulations and internal rules, and act in accordance with social norms, and in the event we become aware of any actual or possible breach of the foregoing, we will seek to resolve such breach by reporting to and consulting with our manager, or by using the compliance hotline.
2. Respect for Human Rights and Prohibition of Discrimination and Harassment
We respect human rights and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or disease, etc.
3. Customer Satisfaction
We will provide products and services that meet the needs of our customers as well as accurate information on those products and services. We will also respond appropriately to customers' opinions and comments.
4. Commitment to Fair Business Practices
We will conduct our business activities without engaging in anti-competitive conduct in the market and maintain fair and mutually viable relationships with our business partners.
5. Appropriate Use and Management of Company Assets
We will use and manage company assets in accordance with appropriate rules and not use them for personal gain or unlawful profit. Further, we will not engage in transactions that involve conflicts of interest without the prior approval from the company or that constitute insider trading.
6. Promotion of a Mutually Pleasant and Comfortable Working Environment
We will promote innovation throughout the company by recognizing and respecting each other's diversity, while respecting various working styles and striving to ensure a safe and healthy workplace and promote a pleasant and comfortable working environment for everyone.
7. Social Contribution and Environmental Conservation
We value resources and strive to preserve the global environment and are committed to contributing to society in a sustainable manner through the resolution of social issues in liaison with local communities.
8. Respect for Intellectual Property Rights
We recognize the importance of intellectual property rights, and will respect the intellectual property rights of others, and promote the appropriate protection and utilization of our own intellectual property rights.
9. Protection of Information
We value all information and data related to our customers, business partners and employees, and are committed to handling personal information and confidential information and other information assets in an appropriate manner and protecting them from security threats.
10. Appropriate Relationship with Politics and Government
We will maintain appropriate relationships with political and governmental officials and not be involved in corruption or unethical behavior such as providing or receiving inappropriate gifts or entertainment.
11. No association with organized crime groups or criminal activities
We will not have any involvement whatsoever with organized crime groups or criminal activities such as money laundering.