Respect for human rights

Human Rights Policy

The Feed One Group respects the human rights of all stakeholders and recognizes the importance of ensuring proper labor practices.
In accordance with the Feed One Employee Code of Conduct, we expect all Feed One Group companies to conduct their business activities with integrity, including compliance with laws and regulations and respect for human rights.

Scope of application

This policy applies to all officers and employees of the Group.
We expect our various stakeholders, including our business partners, to understand and practice respect for human rights in line with this policy, and to work together to promote respect for human rights.

Respecting Internationally Recognized Human Rights Standards

We are committed to respecting human rights, which we understand as, those set out in the International Bill of Human Rights and the ILO (International Labour Organization) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
We will continue to promote initiatives based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Governance / Management Structure

Our Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the adherence to this Policy and the Policy implementation.

Human Rights Due Diligence

We will implement human rights due diligence to identify, assess, prevent and mitigate adverse human rights impacts associated with our business activities.

Human Rights Issues related to Business Activities

  1. 1Forced Labor・Child Labor

    We do not tolerate forced labor, child labor, or other unfair labor practices in any of our corporate activities.

  2. 2Discrimination

    We prohibit any form of discrimination based on race, creed, sex, social status, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical and mental disability or any other grounds. We respect the individuality and diversity of each individual employee and officer of the Group, and seek to cultivate an environment in which they can perform to the best of their abilities.

  3. 3Harassment and Inhumane Treatment

    We do not tolerate any form of harassment, whether physical or mental, including sexual harassment and power harassment. Furthermore, we prohibit any language or behavior that could be harmful to the working environment of others including discriminatory language or behavior as well as harassment.

  4. 4Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining

    We respect the rights of employees to associate freely and bargain collectively in our labor-management relations.

  5. 5Working Hours and Wages

    We monitor employees' working hours, holidays, leaves of absence and wages to ensure we are operating in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

  6. 6Occupational Health and Safety and comfortable to work environment

    In line with applicable laws and regulations, we aim to develop safe, healthy working environments in which every individual employee can work with peace of mind.

  7. 7Community Impact

    To prevent adverse impacts on the safety and health of local communities, we conduct human rights impact assessments, covering issues such as prevention of pollution and water stress, and implement necessary measures in line with international standards to avoid risks and mitigate negative impacts.

Stakeholder Engagement

We believe it is critical to understand human rights issues from the perspectives of affected stakeholders. We therefore value the importance of dialogues with relevant parties and strive to properly respond to human rights issues associated with our business activities.


Where we identify that our business activities have caused adverse human rights impact or contributed to it through our business transactions including our supply chains, we will work to remediate such impacts through appropriate processes.

Grievance Mechanisms

We continue to build upon our whistleblowing procedures and grievance mechanisms to promptly identify and respond to human rights issues related to our employees and officers or wider business activities.

Education and Training

In our Code of Conduct, we state that we will "eradicate unfair discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment based on race, creed, gender, social status, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, etc.".
We will implement and continue corresponding education and training.


We will continuously report our efforts and progress on respecting human rights through our reports, websites, and other communication channels.

Formulated in 24th March 2022

Human Rights Due Diligence Initiatives

In accordance with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, FEED ONE aims to promote respect for human rights in collaboration with stakeholders, including business partners. As part of this effort, we have started human rights due diligence with the support of external experts from 2022.

Overview of Human Rights Due Diligence and Risk Identification Process

Overview of human rights due diligence

Identification of Human Rights Risks and Formulation of Action Policies