The Group will establish effective governance frameworks to ensure the transparency, objectivity, and fairness of the management of its companies and earn society’s trust everywhere it operates.

Nippon Paint Group Global Code of Conduct

Nippon Paint Group Global Code of Conduct

Global Code of Conduct ensure our people act according to our Purpose and our stakeholders understand how we operate.


    We maintain our reputation by conducting our business in a fair and honest way.

    • We compete fairly
    • We market responsibly
    • We conduct business ethically
    • We comply with laws, regulations and maintain accurate records
    • We do not tolerate bribery or corruption*
    • We avoid conflicts of interest and are responsible to act sensibly with gifts and entertainment
    • We prohibit insider trading
    • We do not compromise on quality or safety
    • We protect our assets and confidential information
    • We use technology and innovation to enhance and enrich
    • *For details, refer to the Anti-Corruption and the Anti Money-Laundering

    We care and work as a team to ensure the safety and well being of all our stakeholders.

    • We care about people
    • We work as a team
    • We embrace diversity
    • We treat each other and our stakeholders fairly
    • We provide a safe and healthy workplace free from harassment and discrimination
    • We act in the best interests of the company
    • We work collaboratively with our partner companies for the greater good
    • We act in accordance with the Global Code of Conduct and protect those that speak up

    We respect and enrich the environment & communities that we operate in.

    • We embrace social and environmental responsibility
    • We respect human rights, including supporting all efforts to eliminate forced labour and child labour
    • We strive to reduce the environmental impact of what we do
    • We aim to leave a positive and sustainable footprint

Acting in accordance with Global Code of Conduct, Speaking Up when there is a suspected breach and protecting others who Speak Up is a responsibility for all who work with us.

《To Speak Up*
*Concrete focal point information/procedures for Speak up by employee is provided locally in a manner of no unfair treatment or fear of retaliation to those who make honest speak up.


At Nippon Paint Group, we are committed, under the Global Code of Conduct, to applying fair standards from ethical and legal perspectives in our business practices.
These include, but not limited to :

We strictly prohibit bribes, kickbacks, gifts and entertainment, payments of any kind or other corrupt practices, which include offering, promising, giving, accepting or soliciting, whether directly or indirectly, improper benefits of any value, whether financial or non-financial, with the intention of obtaining or retaining improper business advantages from government officials or any other individuals and organizations.

We shall keep any business gift and entertainment or corporate hospitality modest and reasonable in nature, entirely for the purpose of maintaining good business relations and not intended to influence business decisions made by any parties.

We shall keep accurate, complete and up-to-date records of its business and financial activities in reasonable detail in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Anti Money-Laundering

We conduct business only with parties involved in legitimate business activities and gaining funds from legitimate sources. We define money laundering as a process designed to conceal or disguise the true origins of illegally derived proceeds so that the proceeds appear to have been derived from legitimate sources. We prohibit any involvement in money laundering in our business activities.

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