In May 2020, we established a new corporate philosophy of the Kobe Steel Group by incorporating the newly designated KOBELCO’s View of the Future and KOBELCO’s Mission into the present principles of the Core Values of KOBELCO and Six Pledges of KOBELCO Men and Women.
We envision a world in which people, now and in the future, can fulfill their hopes and dreams while enjoying safe, secure, and prosperous lives.
Our mission is to provide solutions to the needs of society, by making the best use of the talents of our employees and our technologies.
We, the men and women of KOBELCO, in the spirit of honoring Core Values of KOBELCO, make the following Six Pledges:
1. Heightened Sense of Ethics and Professionalism
We not only follow the laws, corporate rules and societal norms, but also conduct our corporate activity in a fair and sound manner with the highest sense of ethics and professionalism.
2. Contribution to the Society by Providing Superior Products and Services
Guided by our "Quality Charter", we provide safe, sound, and innovative products and services to our customers, and thereby ensure customer satisfaction and contribute to the advancement of the society.
3. Establishing a Comfortable but Challenging Work Environment
We provide a safe and comfortable work environment, and we value each employee’s character, personality and diversity, and provide each employee with a challenging work experience so as to allow each employee to use his and her fullest capability.
4. Living in Harmony with Local Community
We make efforts to be a good “corporate citizen” in each local community which serves as the base for our group.
5. Contribution to a Sustainable Environment
We aim to build a richer and more sustainable world, and we conduct environmentally friendly manufacturing and contribute to the betterment of the natural environment through our technologies, products and services.
6. Respect for Each Stakeholder
We respect all of our stakeholders, including customers, business associates, employees and shareholders, as our colleagues and build good and sound relationships with all of them.