Code of Conduct

Business Conduct Principles

Following the spirit of EC21, including such qualities as "pride," "trust," and "respect," ORIX's Business Conduct Principles guide our practice of compliance as we pursue our vision to be a globally respected company. These principles require us to make our utmost efforts to:

  1. Fulfil client satisfaction while creating and providing value that benefits society.
  2. With the highest standards of compliance with all laws, promote fair competition.
  3. Ensure transparent and sound corporate management with appropriate and adequate disclosure to the public.
  4. Continuously improve our business with appropriate corporate governance and adequate disclosure for our shareholders and the market.
  5. Respect diversity of our employees and provide opportunities and environments maximizing their professional development.
  6. Respect the culture, customs and environment of countries and regions where we operate, and positively contribute to those economies and societies.
  7. Strictly avoid involvement of unlawful or anti-social organizations.
  8. Maintain transparent relationships with the authorities and the media.

Employee Core Principles

Employee Core Principles are values for achieving the spirit of EC21, summing up the qualities and standards that should go into our business behavior. We encourage our employees to ask themselves the following questions in their daily activities.

  • Am I being positive?
  • Am I being fair and proper?
  • Am I being professional?

Principles of Conduct

These Principles of Conduct set forth the principles to be observed by all officers, directors and employees of ORIX Group in conducting our business, and carries forward the vision, spirit and values of EC 21, including the values of "Pride", "Trust" and "Respect".

  1. Proper Consideration of Our Customers

    We will maintain a respectful and reverential attitude toward customers, and we will conduct ourselves at all times to meet customers' needs.

  2. Protection of Property, Company Value and Intellectual Property of Others

    We will use the property of ORIX Group, including its intellectual property, only for legitimate business purposes and in accordance with ORIX Group policies and rules. We will protect and preserve ORIX Group's reputation and goodwill. We will respect the intellectual property rights of others and safeguard the privacy of all personal and confidential information that comes into the possession of ORIX Group.

  3. Compliance with Laws and Regulations

    We will comply at all times with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and ORIX Group policies and rules. We will understand and comply with laws, regulations and ORIX Group policies and rules on insider trading, money laundering, bribery and financial reporting.

  4. Prohibition on Illegal or Unethical Transactions

    We will not engage in any illegal or unethical transaction, including trading with anti-social forces (i.e., organized crime). We will not offer or accept any form of bribe, including cash or noncash gifts or donations or political contributions, and will not offer or accept business entertainment prohibited by law or intended to influence business decisions. We will not engage in unfair trade practices, including through tie-in sales, cartels or collusive activities intended to suppress market forces, and will not engage in any action, relationship or interest that is or could lead to a conflict of interest.

  5. Respect for Human Rights and No Harassment

    We respect human rights and diversity around the world, and we will not engage in discrimination or harassment of any kind, including on the basis of race, ancestry, familial status, age, disability, religion, gender or marital status.

  6. Contribution to Society and Protection of the Environment

    We will consider values that serve to support and advance societal interests and harmony, and we will conduct our business activities in a manner that promotes harmony with social and environmental issues.

  7. Safe Work Environment and Business Continuity

    We commit to a secure and safe work environment, and we will strive to maintain uninterrupted business continuity, including during times of natural disaster, fire and power interruption.

  8. Reporting Illegal or Unethical Conduct

    We will report to superiors or through whistle-blower channels the discovery of any illegal or unethical conduct, including accounting fraud. ORIX Group prohibits any reprisal against or unfavorable treatment of ORIX Group personnel who come forward in good faith to report issues.

ORIX Group Code of Conduct

The ORIX Group Code of Conduct sets out the expectations that ORIX Group has for all directors, officers and employees of ORIX Group and provides specific guidance in accordance with the Principles of Conduct.