|Respect for all People — This is one
of the themes in the corporate image Toyota seeks to project in the future,
described in the "Global Vision 2010." Toyota seeks to become
a truly global enterprise that is respected by all peoples around the world,
and is promoting management with an emphasis on all of its stakeholders.
Toyota believes that its responsibility as a company, and its raison d’etre,
lies in bringing about such results as providing excellent products to
its consumers, contributing to the social and economic development of the
local community and global society while respecting the environment, human
rights, and employment, providing business partners with opportunities
to do business, raising stock value for shareholders through stable long-term
growth, and making it possible for employees to take pride in their work
and achieve a prosperous lifestyle.
This section introduces the social and economic aspects of Toyota’s
activities, considered important in terms of their relation with all of Toyota’s
stakeholders, including customers, society, local communities, suppliers,
dealers and employees, and provides information on the development of the
fundamental thinking, environmental initiatives and systems of Toyota Motor
Corporation (Japan) on an unconsolidated basis.