Mazda respects the purport of the Corporate Governance Code formulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange and, while working to build a good relationship with its stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, suppliers, the local community and its employees, the Company strives to sustain growth and enhance its corporate value over the medium and long term through transparent, fair, prompt and decisive decision-making and to continue to enhance its corporate governance.
Mazda has established the Mazda Corporate Ethics Code of Conduct, which states action guidelines for employees, the guidelines for global financial control, and other guidelines. Based on these guidelines, each department develops rules, procedures, and manuals.
In cooperation among Group companies, Mazda is promoting to establish the system of internal control which is optimum for the entire Mazda Group.
Mazda makes efforts to identify and reduce various internal and external risks in accordance with the basic policies and related internal guidelines, so as to ensure continuous and stable progress of business activities. The company tries to manage potential risks appropriately, preparing specific activities include response to accidents and other emergencies, ensuring of information security, and protection of personal information and intellectual property.
At Mazda the concept of compliance applies not only to laws and regulations, but also includes adherence to other rules such as internal guidelines and societal norms and expectations. Business operations are conducted in accordance with the Mazda Corporate Ethics Code of Conduct to ensure fair and honest practice.