The Compliance Committee was established as a body for deliberation on issues, policies, targets and plans in promoting compliance; the EHS Committee plays the similar roles in promoting environmental protection and occupational health and safety. The compliance committees are chaired by the Executive Vice President, who is also the officer in charge of Compliance and the EHS committees are chaired by the Executive Vice President, who is also the officer in charge of EHS.
To ensure compliance = a cornerstone of promoting Sustainability = including not only applicable laws, pharmaceutical regulations, industry standards, both domestic and overseas, but also compliance with the ethical standards required for pharmaceutical industry in accordance with conventional wisdom and value, the Compliance Manager is designated head of the organization, and works with the Compliance Officer, appointed by that manager, to understand the state of promoting compliance within each organization, resolve any issues, and engage in education and awareness.
In terms of the environment, safety and health, action plans determined by the EHS* Committee are shared with the EHS general managers and EHS managers at each business site, and are reflected in business site-specific action plans formulated by the Safety, Health and Environment Committee at each site, chaired by their EHS general managers.
- * Environment, Health and Safety
Framework for Promoting Sustainability