Mitsui Fudosan to Participate in the United Nations Global Compact

January 11, 2019
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.

Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., a leading global real estate company headquartered in Tokyo, announced today that it has signed and registered as a participating company in the United Nations Global Compact, and will join the Global Compact Network Japan, the compact’s local network in Japan.

The United Nations Global Compact is a global initiative proposed by the United Nations in which companies and organizations voluntarily take part in realizing a sustainable society by taking responsibility and displaying creative leadership while taking action as a good member of society.

Mitsui Fudosan supports The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact comprised of the four fields of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption, and is committed to “successfully establish a sustainable society through the creation of neighborhoods” under the Group’s long-term management policy, Vision 2025.

The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact

Human Rights Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Labour Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Environment Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Anti-Corruption Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.