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Executive’s Code of Conduct

Japan Football Association, as a specific guidance for the realization of its principle of 「Creating a rich sports culture and contributing to the healthy development of people’s mind and body and to the development of society through football 」, establishes the following Code of Conduct for the association’s executives.  In accordance with following principles and complying with laws, rules, regulations, international rules and the spirit of these rules (hereinafter referred as 「laws etc.」), will act with social good sense.

1.An opened association / Pursuit of quality and dignity
  • (1) We will act listening to the voices of all relating people and corporations, regardless of their location, age, knowledge, techniques.
  • (2) We will aim to reach the top of the quality in sports world on the basis of quickly・reliable・courteous response.
2. Complying laws / social norms
  • (1) We will comply with laws and social norms in the realization of business activities.
  • (2) We will work to strengthen and ensure governance and we will ensure impartiality and transparency in the management of the association.
  • (3) If situations contrary to this or to other regulations does happen, we will investigate the causes and we will try to prevent the recurrence of these situation as soon as possible.
3. Ensuring safe environment
  • (1) We will try to manage safely the football family’s business activities, regulations, facilities, tournaments.
  • (2) We will carefully and safely manage football family’s personal and confidential information of the association and of related organisations, cooperating companies, business connections, private person etc.
  • (3) We will respect the diversity, personality, individuality of association’s executives and related people. We will aim to create a workplace, a work style where everyone can go forward on realizing the association’s principle with security.
4. Living together with the society
  • (1) Keeping in mind the importance of enhancing communication with society, we are going to contribute to society and to the region’s development in cooperation with domestic and overseas companies, authorities, organisations and citizens.
  • (2) In lights of the spirit of global citizenship, we, with the pride of being members of an organisation which is representing and presiding over Japan’s football world, are going to take actions and responses considering different culture and history, customs, human rights, environment.
5. Creation of social values
  • (1) Considering compliance with this Code of conduct an obligation of the executives and of the whole staff, we are going to do our best in order to be an entity that creates new social values in sports world and society.
Established on 1st April 2012
The JFA Ideal

Through football, we realise the full benefits that sports can bring to our lives
the soundness of our bodies, the expansion of our minds,
and the enrichment of our societies.

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