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Ricoh Group Code of Conduct

3. Behaviors respecting human rights


The Ricoh Group will respect the contents of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights" and "Principles of Guiding Principles on United Nations Business and Human Rights", aiming to create workplaces that are free of discrimination and prejudice and that take into account diversity.
The Ricoh Group will respect the human rights of all people (stakeholders) throughout the value chain, not permit forced labor or child labor, nor be it complicit in human rights abuses.​

(1) Eliminate all discrimination

Officers and Employees shall respect all fundamental human rights of individuals, by taking into consideration of the laws and regulations of each country, and shall not engage in any discriminatory treatment by gender, age, nationality, race, ethnicity, ideology, creed, religion, social status, family origin, disease, disabilities, sexual identity, gender identity, and so on.

(2) Eliminate harassment

Officers and Employees shall not do actions (sexual harassment, power harassment, maternity harassment, etc.) that hurt the dignity of individuals on the grounds of gender, position, official authority, etc. in the workplace.

(3) Do away with improper labor practices​

Officers and Employees shall not use forced, bonded (including debt bondage) or indentured labor, involuntary prison labor, slavery or trafficking of persons. Again, they shall not employ children under the legal working age of the country or region concerned. Officers and Employees shall also impose these same conditions on the Ricoh Group's sales outlets and cooperating companies.

  • Related Standards:
  • "Employment regulations"