BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD. Becomes the First in the Brother Group to Receive Gold Certification from the RBA
September 29, 2022
Brother Industries, Ltd.
Brother Industries, Ltd. (President: Ichiro Sasaki) today announced that its manufacturing subsidiary BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD., which produces printers and All-in-Ones, has been audited by the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a global organization that promotes corporate social responsibility, and received the first Gold certification for the Brother Group. The certification is valid until April 1, 2024.
The RBA is a global organization whose member companies are committed to fulfilling their social responsibilities through the establishment of sustainable supply chains. Its Code of Conducts sets out standards to ensure that working conditions are safe, that workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that business operations are conducted environmentally responsibly and ethically. The organization requests its members to pursue compliance with the respective standards through their management systems.
The Brother Group has identified five materialities in order to "contribute to society and help protect the earth," which are "Our Purpose" in the Brother Group Vision "At your side 2030." To address one of the mateliarities, "pursuing a responsible value chain," the Group has set the goal of attaining RBA Gold certification for three Group manufacturing facilities by FY2024.
The Brother Group is assessing the entire Group's manufacturing processes from a global perspective and is working to further establish a sustainable supply chain in order to achieve this goal, and today, BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM), one of the main manufacturing facilities of the P&S Business, has become the first in the Brother Group to obtain Gold certification.
The Brother Group will continue to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society throughout its global supply chain by respecting the human rights of workers and ensuring a safe and secure working environment through its commitment to the RBA Code of Conduct and the expansion of CSR procurement.
BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD.
|Phuc Dien Industrial Zone Cam Phuc Commune, Cam Giang District Hai Duong Province, Vietnam
|11,709 (As of March 31, 2022)
|Manufacturing of printers and All-in-Ones