Basic Policies

Individual JGC Group policies are linked below. Click on your policy of interest for details.

CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Policy

JGC is committed to fulfilling its role as a member of society (Corporate Citizenship). We recognize that the foundation of our business activities is strengthened by contributing to the prosperity of the world economy and society; to the healthy preservation of the global environment; and to the sustainable development of society and the global environment. To meet this commitment, JGC hereby establishes the following principles, which shall be applied, throughout its operations.

  1. 1.We shall conduct our business with a full understanding of the importance of quality, safety, and the environment.
  2. 2.We shall provide our social contributions using the characteristics of the JGC Group.
  3. 3.We shall comply with legal requirements inside and outside the country, and conduct our business in a fair and sincere manner following a proper governance system.
  4. 4.We shall disclose necessary information to our stakeholders in a timely and appropriate manner.
  5. 5.We shall endeavor to maintain and further improve fair human resource management to develop people's ability and vitality based on mutual trust and responsibility.
  6. 6.We shall promote the awareness of CSR and further develop our CSR activities reflecting the voices of stakeholders.

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Corporate Policy

JGC's corporate management is committed to providing a safe and healthful place of work throughout all of JGC's facilities, offices and work sites and to making every effort towards eliminating or minimizing any environmentally adverse effects of JGC's operations.

Thus, JGC will, in all of its operations and at all locations where work is being carried out under its control, promote the highest standards in health, safety, and environmental preservation and protection by establishing, implementing and maintaining an HSE Management System that will include such elements as targets and standards for HSE performance, HSE education programs and motivational incentives, and assessments and accountability for achievement of those targets and standards.

To meet this commitment, JGC in carrying out its operations, will in all cases, abide by the following principles:

  • Provide plants that meet the highest standards for safety and operation, and place the minimum burden on the environment.
  • Place the highest priority on the health and safety of personnel and on the preservation and protection of the environment.
  • Plan and perform work in accordance with the HSE Management System.
  • Hold employees, including those of Vendors and Subcontractors, responsible for their own HSE and that of their colleagues.
  • Ensure that personnel are trained in HSE.
  • Review, monitor and measure HSE performance for continual improvement.
  • Provide full cooperation to clients, statutory authorities and local communities.

This policy shall be posted at all locations under JGC control, and all those engaged in work for JGC or present at those locations shall be aware of its contents and shall commit themselves to its fullest implementation.

Safety and Health Policy

JGC JAPAN CORPORATION places the highest priority on maintaining the safety and good health of all the personnel participating in or affected by JGC's operations and preventing property losses as JGC serves its clients, industry and the world community.

In the fulfillment of the above-stated policy, JGC hereby declares:

First JGC's management, employees and project employees are committed to continuing efforts for zero accidents, injuries and property losses.

Second JGC's management encourages safety and health awareness among its employees on an ongoing basis.

Third Regardless of the location, nature and type as well as size of projects, all applicable safety and health rules shall be strictly applied on all of JGC's projects.

JGC JAPAN CORPORATION ensures that this policy, related directives and procedures are thoroughly communicated and implemented throughout the corporation and subcontractors engaged in JGC's projects.

Quality Policy

In May 2021, the JGC Group has redefined its corporate purpose, serving as the reason for the Group's existence - "Enhancing planetary health" - contributing to a healthy future for people and the Earth.
This corporate purpose has guided us in establishing the "2040 Vision", our long-term management vision, and we will be transforming into a corporate group that strives to contribute to enhancing planetary health.

Under the "2040 Vision" plan, we have positioned 2021 to 2025 as the "five years of challenge", and established a new medium-term business plan - "Building a Sustainable Planetary Infrastructure (BPSP2025) ".

JGC Holdings and JGC Corporation establish the following Quality Policy to implement challenges and transformation based on the New Medium-Term Business Plan.

  1. 1.We shall provide the quality that fulfills all of the applicable requirements, by utilizing our wide-ranging technological expertise and project execution skills built up through years of experience and through the promotion of DX (digital transformation) .
  2. 2.We shall fully comply with the agreed requirements with our customers, and shall aim to establish ourselves as an organization that will prompt customers to view us as their first-choice partner when they are faced with new or advanced technical challenges in an ever-changing business environment.
  3. 3.We shall pursue the realization of an evolving organization that promises continual improvement and gives rise to innovation and improvement, through combining a strong sense of individual responsibility and creativity, along with a will to go beyond barriers between departments and among individuals.
  4. 4.We shall always be conscious of enhancing Planetary Health. In face of various social issues, we will become a corporate group that is required by society by synchronizing the businesses of the JGC Group with solving such social issues.

Environmental Policy

As a global engineering company creating a more prosperous future for people and the earth, JGC Holdings Corporation, JGC Corporation and JGC Japan Corporation establish the following environmental policies to contribute to the protection of the earth's environment.

  1. 1.To establish, maintain and work through regular review for the continuous improvement of an Environmental Management System that clearly states and provides for the implementation of environmental targets for office operations and project execution which contribute to the prevention of environmental pollution.
  2. 2.To use our technical expertise to provide our clients with access to services that contribute to the protection of the earth's environment.
  3. 3.To fully conform with environmental laws and regulations established for the protection of the environment and with related agreements reached with clients and stakeholders.
  4. 4.To minimize the burden on the environment from office operations by reducing waste, promoting reuse and recycling, limiting energy consumption, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  5. 5.To strictly observe the following principles in carrying out the engineering, procurement and construction work for our projects.
    • In our design work for projects we shall strive to minimize adverse impacts on the environment through measures that include limiting the consumption of resources and energy, working to prevent pollution of the air, water and soil, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
    • In procurement, we shall encourage vendors that show a positive attitude toward the use of environmentally friendly manufacturing practices including reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
    • In construction, we shall minimize the use of resources and energy, the production of waste, promote recycling, strive to protect the environment through preventing the pollution of the air, water and soil, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Social Contribution Policy

"Quality, Safety, and the Environment," "Social Contribution," "Employee Satisfaction," "Information Disclosure," "Compliance," and "Governance" are six the fundamental components which guide JGC's CSR Policy. Furthermore, JGC has established four target areas for our Social Contribution Policy, in line with the unique capabilities of JGC Group.

  1. 1.Environment: To actively contribute to environmental conservation
  2. 2.Education: To support the education of the next generation of qualified professionals
  3. 3.Science and Technology: To support science and technology that will form the foundation of sustainable development
  4. 4.Community Contribution: To contribute to the sustainable development of the areas where we do business

Disclosure Policy

1. Policy Statement
JGC Holdings Corporation (hereinafter "JGC Holdings") strives to conduct fair, equitable, and appropriate information disclosure. JGC Holdings shall continue to engage in constructive communication with stakeholders, and incorporate the opinions from the stakeholders onto its management policy for the ongoing growth of the JGC Group, as well as the medium and long-term improvement of its corporate value.
2. Disclosure Standards
JGC Holdings practices precise, fair and appropriate information disclosure, in accordance with the "Timely Disclosure Rules for Issuers of Listed Negotiable Securities or Valuable Instruments" (hereinafter "Timely Disclosure Rules"), as set by the laws and regulations in relation to the Financial Instrument and Exchange Law, as well as the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
For any information that is not covered by the Timely Disclosure Rule, JGC Holdings conducts disclosure of information deemed to meet the needs of the investors, such as the materials at the financial briefings, etc., in a proactive and fair manner.
3. Methods of Information Disclosure
Information requiring disclosure under the Timely Disclosure Rules shall be disclosed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange information disclosure system (TDnet), complying to the Timely Disclosure Rules and upon the briefing to the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In disclosing information beyond what is required to be released under the Timely Disclosure Rules, JGC Holdings is endeavoring to ensure that such information is provided as much precisely and fairly as possible to general investors in an appropriate manner in light of the purpose of timely disclosure. Accordingly, when confirming any aspect of our disclosed information, it is recommended that you refer to both this homepage and TDnet.
4. Disclosure Structure
JGC Holdings maintains the following organizational structure for the appropriate information disclosure stated above.
5. Future Prospects
In addition to the performance forecast submitted to the Tokyo Stock Exchange, JGC Holdings may disclose guidance in relation to its future prospects for investors and securities analysts to conduct business forecasts. Likewise, any information mentioned in lectures, responses to questions, documents issued by JGC Holdings, contents posted on our website, may include current plans, forecasts, and business strategies.
In all cases, such information is a future forecast based on certain assumptions that are not historical facts and based on the judgment of the management from JGC Holdings upon the currently available information.
Therefore, we recommend that investors considering JGC Holdings' financial results and corporate value do not rely exclusively on these forward-looking statements.
Please acknowledge that the actual results could differ significantly owing to various material factors.
Factors affecting the performance include, among others, 1. Global and domestic economic conditions, 2. Domestic and global energy supply and demand, 3. Exchange rate.
6. Regarding the Period of Silence
JGC Holdings establishes a "period of silence" before the announcement of its financial results and does not answer any questions or makes comments in relation to its financial results, to prevent the leakage of information that might influence stock price during the preparation period of the announcement materials.
During this period, however, should JGC Holdings anticipates that results will vary significantly from the forecasts, we will, accordingly, disclose such information by means of a press release or via TDnet.

Personal Information Protection Policy

  1. 1.JGC Group shall take great care and shall use appropriate measures to protect the personal information received from leakage, loss and, disposal, as well as from unauthorized access, usage, alteration, and disclosure.
  2. 2.Personal information received shall not be disclosed to third parties without the consent of the user, unless otherwise stipulated by law.
  3. 3.Private information received shall be strictly managed to avoid unauthorized access by third parties to the extent legitimate.

Basic Policy for JGC Group Information Security

Information and information systems are important assets, and information security is essential in maintaining the trust of clients, business partners, and other parties, and for fulfilling our social responsibilities. Bearing this in mind, the JGC Group will establish a basic policy for JGC Group information security as follows, and each JGC Group company will make every effort to implement it.

  1. 1.Observe applicable laws, regulations, and standards relevant to information security.
  2. 2.Use information assets effectively within the required limits of business activities.
  3. 3.Take reasonable safety measures and necessary corrective action to prevent unlawful computer access, loss of information, computer hacking, unauthorized modification of data, information leakage, etc.
  4. 4.Set up an organization for promoting information security with the aim of making continued efforts in the approach to information security and its review, improvement, and enhancement.
  5. 5.Provide corporate officers and employees with the necessary education and strengthened awareness with respect to information security.

Group Tax Policy

The JGC Group establishes its group tax policy as below, which is consistent with our expressed purpose of "Enhancing planetary health" and our shared commitment to "Respect" and "Integrity". The JGC Group and all those working there shall follow this policy.

  • Compliance
    The JGC Group understands, respects and complies with the relevant tax laws and legislative provisions which apply in all countries and jurisdictions where we are doing business.
  • Tax Control Framework
    The JGC Group develops and operates an effective tax control framework under the responsibility and supervision of the Chief Financial Officer. JGC Holdings Corporation leads the development and operation of the framework. JGC Group companies contribute to the effective operation of this framework in association with JGC Holdings Corporation.
  • Tax Efficiency
    The JGC Group makes efforts in order to achieve tax efficiency at group level through double taxation relief and tax incentive schemes available by considering the intention of tax laws and legislations. We do not adopt any tax planning schemes whose purpose is tax avoidance only.
  • Relationship with tax authorities
    The JGC Group forms and maintains restrained and judicious relationships with tax authorities by observing stipulations from them in line with tax laws and legislative requirements.
  • Group Tax policy and our value
    The JGC Group maximizes its enterprise value by maintaining our tax compliance, managing tax risks and pursuing tax efficiency.