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December 25, 2019

Canon commits to membership of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA)

TOKYO, December 25, 2019—Canon Inc. today announced that the company has committed to membership of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).

The RBA is a non-profit organization supporting the rights and well-being of workers and communities worldwide affected by the global supply chain. Founded in 2004 as the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) by a group of leading electronics companies, the RBA has expanded to include companies around the world in such industries as electronics, retail, auto and toys.
As a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), Canon fully supports the vision and goals of the RBA:

  • Vision:
    A global electronics industry that creates sustainable value for workers, the environment and business.
  • Mission:
    Members, suppliers and stakeholders collaborate to improve working and environmental conditions through leading standards and practices.

Under its corporate philosophy of kyosei, or "all people, regardless of culture, customs, language or race, harmoniously living and working together in happiness into the future," Canon strives to maintain a positive relationship with its stakeholders while creating new value by providing a wide variety of products and services built upon advanced technologies. Aiming to help realize a sustainable society, Canon conducts its businesses with due concern for the environment, individuals and societies. As a good corporate citizen aware of its responsibility as a globally active manufacturer, Canon is committed to the further improvement of its corporate social responsibility within the supply chain and honors the RBA Code of Conduct.

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