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:
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.