Sumitomo Warehouse Group Business Conduct Guidelines

The Sumitomo Warehouse Group was founded upon Sumitomo's Business Philosophy. We contribute to society extensively through high-quality logistics, marine transportation, real estate, and systems development services based on the solid performance and credibility we have achieved in all the many years we have been doing business.
In order to further consolidate trust in the Sumitomo Warehouse Group, and for all Group companies to fulfill their corporate social responsibility, we have established guidelines for conduct that every Group employee must follow.

1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations
Employees shall comply with all applicable laws, whether domestic or foreign, as well as internal company rules in carrying out business activities, based on social norms and corporate ethics.
2. Respect for Human Rights and Dignity of the Individual
We shall respect the human rights and personal dignity of all people with whom the Sumitomo Warehouse Group has contact in doing business, whether direct or indirect, and shall not discriminate based on race, national origin, beliefs, sex, age, religion, social status, or physical or mental disability.
3. Maintaining Sound Relationships with Customers and Suppliers
We shall maintain business relationships with customers and suppliers based on fair, transparent, and free competition. Sound and proper relationships shall also be maintained with government and administrative representatives.
4. Communication with Society
In order to communicate with shareholders and investors, business partners, the local community, and other stakeholders, we shall carry out information disclosure actively and fairly.
5. Protection of the Environment
We shall voluntarily and actively work to protect the global environment.
6. Contribution to the Local Community
With an awareness that the business activities of the Sumitomo Warehouse Group are based in local economies and cultures, we shall maintain good relations with local communities and contribute to local development.
7. A Good Working Environment
We will achieve a way of working that draws out the strengths of all employees, and respects their dignity and individuality. Furthermore, we shall strive to create a working environment that is safe, healthy, and easy to work in.
8. Information Management
Confidential information and personal information that the Sumitomo Warehouse Group has acquired through its business activities shall be managed properly to prevent unintentional or unauthorized disclosure to a third party. Information shall never be used without authorization for personal gain or in the interests of a third party.
9. Confronting Antisocial Forces
We shall take a firm stance against antisocial forces that threaten the social order or safety of civil society.
10. International Business Conduct
As a good corporate citizen, we shall abide by the laws of foreign countries, respect their culture and customs, and build and maintain good relationships with local employees and business partners in carrying out business overseas.