The foundation of all business activities is the Corporate Philosophy stating our aspiration: "to contribute to the development of industries and science by comprehensively utilizing its vacuum and peripheral technologies." We will work with our partners to pursue cutting-edge technology, and contribute to the creation of a sustainable society with vacuum technology while fulfilling our social responsibility.
|Management Policies||Priority Issues|
|Improve Customer Satisfaction||• Exploration of new markets
• Further creation of customer value
|Innovations in Production Technology||• Improvement of profitability through manufacturing
• Promotion of DX
|Development of Original Products||• Creation of next-generation technology and new business
• Enhancement of marketing capabilities
• Strengthening of collaboration
|Free and Open-minded Organization||• Creation of a highly dynamic, strong organizational structure
• Development of organizations and human resources for the expansion of global business
|Enhancing Corporate Value||• Strengthening of foundation supporting value creation|
In the future, we will establish targets using back-casting based on our view of society in 2050, and create a system for monitoring progress.
Meetings of the Sustainability Promotion Committee (the Management Planning Department acts as the office for the Committee) chaired by the Executive Officer in charge of sustainability and attended by internal directors and managers of relevant departments are held twice annually to promote sustainability management.The committee formulates policies, discusses and decides important matters, checks and evaluates progress of key initiatives, and gives instructions to various meeting bodies and divisions as needed. Furthermore, progress is reported to the Board of Directors, which deliberates and makes management decisions when significant issues arise.
Meetings of the CSR Committee chaired by the Executive Officer in charge of sustainability and attended by the personnel responsible in key divisions, production sites and Group companies are held twice annually. The committee shares and discusses responses concerning action for meeting customers' requirements and complying with RBA* standards within corporate social responsibility. Furthermore, the Board of Executive Officers deliberates and reports when significant issues arise.
Meetings of the Global Environmental Management Committee chaired by the Executive Officer in charge of the environment and attended by environmental managers of Group companies are held twice annually. The committee sets targets for each Group company, monitors progress, takes action to ensure targets are reached, and reports to the Board of Executive Officers.
In September 2021, ULVAC agreed to and became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, supporting the Ten Principles related to protecting human rights, eliminating unreasonable labor, addressing environmental concerns and preventing corruption set forth therein. Based on its Basic Corporate Philosophy and Sustainability Policy, ULVAC has been working for some time to realize a safer, secure and affluent society through the provision of value brought about by vacuum technology, which is a fundamental technology that is indispensable for people's lifestyles. With this signing, we will adhere to and implement the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, further promote responsible management as a global company, and continue to contribute to the resolution of major social and environmental issues with our customers.
SDGs are common global goals for 2030 that were unanimously adopted at the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit. ULVAC will contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the realization of a sustainable society through the promotion of key initiatives for the realization of the Company's vision.