Basic Approach

The Yamato Group's greatest assets are its (approximately) 220,000 employees. It is only through a working environment where each and every employee can refine and make full use of his or her individual strengths that the Group itself will become stronger. In addition to establishing schemes and mechanisms related to the working environment, we are also focusing on fostering a corporate culture with appropriate labor practices.
In its employee code of conduct, which emphasizes "the pleasure of work" and "co-existence and co-prosperity with stakeholders," the Yamato Group advocates respect for the human rights of individuals and respect for diversity (including nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, ideology, place of origin, gender, age, disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation and employment status), and prohibits discrimination, violence, and harassment.

As a supporter of the United Nations Global Compact, the Yamato Group supports and implements the recognition of freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining, the elimination of forced and compulsory labor, the effective abolition of child labor, and the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Related SDGs
  • Goal 3
  • Goal 4
  • Goal 8

Main Targets of the Sustainable Medium-Term Plans 2023

  • Improve operating revenue per employee (through high-value-added work)
  • Reduce overtime for employees by 20% compared with fiscal 2020
  • Ensure annual paid leave utilization rate is 90% (achieve work-life balance)

For detailed targets and results, please refer to Sustainability Strategies, Goals and Results.