Profile of the Mizuno Group
The Mizuno Group, comprising Mizuno Corporation, its 20 subsidiaries and four affiliated companies, is primarily engaged in the manufacturing and the selling sporting goods.
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Supply Chain Conditions
Mizuno works with a number of outside organizations in an effort to supply better sporting goods. Sports shoes, sportswear, golf clubs and other goods are manufactured at its own factories and commissioned factories, which are mainly located in China, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia. Mizuno implements CSR audits to assess the environment and labor practices at its commissioned factories and requests that they observe the Mizuno Code of Conduct for Suppliers.
Preventive Approaches and Actions for Principles of Prevention
Mizuno strives to minimize its environmental footprint from the planning and development stage to the manufacturing stage, and to reduce environmental burdens.
Participation in Outside Organizations and Initiatives
Participation in Outside Initiatives Relating to CSR or Sustainability
Organizations and Domestic and Overseas Advisory Institutions within which Mizuno holds positions
①Governance organizations within which Mizuno holds positions
|Association of Japan Sporting Goods Industries (JASPO)
|Kansai Sporting Goods Industrial Association
|Mizuno Sports Promotion Foundation
|Higashi Tax Payment Association
② Organizations operating projects or committees in which Mizuno participates
|The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry （WFSGI）
||CISO Committee（Committee on International Sports Organizations）
③Organizations to which Mizuno has made more monetary contributions than expected by ordinary membership status
④Organizations whose membership is regarded as strategic
|Tokyo Sporting Goods Wholesalers Association
|Osaka Sporting Goods Wholesalers Association
|Study Group for Information Systems on Sporting Goods
|Japan Golf Goods Association
Records of Recognitions and Awards by Outsiders
|“Semi-Nadeshiko Brands” by METI and TSE in 2016.
||Since its inauguration in FY2012, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) have been jointly conducting the Nadeshiko Brand initiative for the purpose of selecting and publicizing enterprises that encourage women’s success in the workplace. In the FY2016 initiative, aiming to evaluate outstanding enterprises in encouraging women’s success in the workplace based on broader perspectives, METI and the TSE decided to establish two new categories in addition to the existing Nadeshiko Brands category: Semi-Nadeshiko Brands and Noteworthy Enterprises.
|Osaka Sakuyahime Award, Katsuyaku Award
||The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry set up the Osaka Sakuyahime Award as a supporting business in 2016, for giving admiration to female board member or executive officer of company in Osaka who is playing active role.