CSR Charter


    Create a Brighter Future

    – Solve societal challenges while working towards harmony between the earth, society, and people. –

    Based on Shimadzu’s corporate philosophy “Contributing to Society through Science and Technology” and management principle “Realizing Our Wishes for the Well-being of both Mankind and the Earth,” Shimadzu is committed to supplying products and services that meet the requirements and solve the challenges of an increasingly complex and diversified society and to achieving harmony with the global society, by utilizing the extensive wealth of technologies and expertise cultivated over many years of conducting business.

    To earn the trust of customers, shareholders, business partners, employees, local communities, and other stakeholders and achieve sustainable growth and development for Shimadzu businesses and society, Shimadzu will engage in company activities and fulfill social responsibilities based on two principles—solve the challenges of society through business operations and engage in activities as a responsible member of society.

    Corporate Governance

    To achieve sustainable growth and increase the corporate value in the medium and long-term, we shall establish and improve corporate management systems that ensure management transparency and fairness, and that enable quick and bold decision-making and implementation of measures.

    Practicing Corporate Social Responsibility

    Shimadzu shall practice the following.

    1. Contribute to society.
    2. Ensure actions are fair and transparent.
    3. Respect human rights.
    4. Protect the global environment.
    5. Maintain and build relationships with stakeholders (customers, shareholders, business partners, employees, and local communities).
    Shimadzu shall disclose information about company activities in a timely, appropriate, and fair manner and cultivate a deeper mutual understanding through dialogue with stakeholders.


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