Obayashi Corporation (hereafter, the 'Company') is releasing the following statement about initiatives to prevent slavery and human trafficking in the Obayashi Group (hereafter, the 'Group') and in our supply chain in FY 2021.3 (April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021), based on Chapter 6, Section 54 of the UK Government's Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Modern Slavery Act 2018 of Australia.
'Slavery' and 'human trafficking' are defined in both Acts, however, because the definitions may differ depending on local circumstances, we are disclosing our initiatives in preventing all forms of modern slavery and compliance with related laws and regulations and international norms in this statement.
Obayashi Group Business and Structure
Obayashi is a general construction contractor that was founded in 1892 and has its head office in Tokyo. We have 97 subsidiaries, 25 affiliated companies, and 15,267 employees at the consolidated level (as of March 31, 2021). We operate a construction business, real estate development business, and businesses in new areas such as renewable energy, PPP, etc. in 16 countries worldwide, mainly in Japan, North America, and Asia.
The Group operates its business in the following countries and regions: U.S., Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Bangladesh, UK, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, New Zealand, and Australia
Obayashi has a Europe Office and a local subsidiary named OBAYASHI PROPERTIES UK Limited (established in June 2020) in London, in the UK, which operates a real estate rental and development business mainly focusing on office buildings. We have an Australia Office in Sydney, Australia, which operates a construction business. The Group's total consolidated net sales were 1.7 trillion yen as of March 31, 2021. The UK and Australia account for roughly 0.06% and 0.33% of total consolidated net sales, respectively. The total number of Group employees at the consolidated level include 3 employees in the UK and 5 employees in Australia.
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