Food Safety Guidelines

Our top priority for all of our products and services is to ensure safety and peace of mind for our customers.

  1. We handle food, which is directly related to the health of our customers. With this in mind, we will comply with all relevant laws and regulations.

  2. We will establish goals to fulfill the Food Safety Guidelines, and review them when necessary.

  3. To ensure the safety of our products, we will continually optimize operational systems and procedures that enable effective “plan, do, check” cycles. We will also work on developing the technologies required to do so.

  4. We will promptly respond to customer’s requests with sincerity.

  5. In cases where problems concerning the safety of our products may arise, we will thoroughly investigate its cause and take measures to prevent recurrences.

  6. We will improve the level of quality assurance to meet global standards.

All Glico Group employees will understand and execute the matters described above.

Fair Trade Basic Policy

We pursue sustainable and high value-added business which will be globally extended with a high sense of ethics, by way of seeking, in conjunction with any and all of our group companies and business partners in the value chains of our business, to comply with any applicable laws in each country and achieve the following aims:

  1. To eliminate and abolish any “forced labor”, “child labor” and “discrimination in employment and occupation” which is against the “Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work”;

  2. To prevent any fraud and corruption in any form by way of, for example, having appropriate relationships with not only public officials and politicians but also business partners and avoiding any transactions with conflict of interest involving its own board members, officers or employees;

  3. To ensure fair competition in the market through making it the first priority to provide safe and secure goods and services to customers without getting involved in any activities which may hamper or impede fair completion, including, but not limited to, cartel and bid-rigging;

  4. To conduct activities that respect any property rights legitimately held by third parties whether such property is tangible or intangible; and

  5. To heighten awareness on each of the foregoing among the parties concerned, and then prevent any related incident or problem from occurring and enable every prompt and appropriate measure to be taken against actual occurrence.

Glico Group Environmental Policy

In modern society, people are trying to protect nature and restore a rich sense of humanity. We pursue environmentally friendly corporate activities based on the corporate philosophy of the Glico Group: "A Wholesome Life in the Best of Taste."

  1. We will deliver high-quality, safe and secure products and services to our customers, while striving to reduce environmental impact in processes ranging from raw material or ingredient procurement to production, supply, and final disposal of containers and packaging.

  2. We will endeavor to make a sustainable society for our precious planet by working to prevent environmental pollution and global warming, and by observing laws, regulations, and other rules.

  3. We will review our operations, strive to improve their efficiency, and continually improve our management system to boost its effectiveness and help achieve qualitative improvement of our corporate activities.

  4. We will raise awareness of environmental protection, and strive for safe workplaces where employees can work with peace of mind.

  5. We will promote a wide range of communication activities and social contribution, while valuing connections with customers and society.

This environmental policy is openly available to all.