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Information Security Policy

INPEX fully recognizes that information assets constitute important management resources, essential to conducting business. We also acknowledge that it is absolutely imperative for our people and organization to be proactive in — and committed to — maintaining a high level of security so as to protect our information assets against any potential threat, by ensuring physical and technical security measures are firmly in place.

With that in mind, we hereby establish the Policy on Information Security that provides administrative rules and guidelines for the protection and proper utilization of our information assets.

All corporate officers and employees of INPEX shall have a good understanding of the Policy and perform their share of duties to maintain information security accordingly. We shall;

  • establish a system for information security administration as well as internal rules so as to properly manage our information assets.
  • maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information that we own by implementing proper security measures that have been set in place.
  • provide education in information security to all corporate officers and employees, necessary to ensure that the importance of information security is understood and exercised effectively.
  • comply with laws and regulations governing information security, and honor contracts and agreements with customers, vendors and suppliers as a credible company committed to fulfilling its social obligations and responsibilities.
  • promulgate the above-mentioned activities and arrangements to all corporate officers and employees, and shall enforce, review and improve them on an ongoing basis by carrying out the PDCA management cycle.

Health, Safety and Environmental Policy

We at INPEX CORPORATION Group believe that it is our foremost social responsibility to provide a stable and efficient supply of energy to our customers while we simultaneously contribute to the sustainable development of society. In this regard, we will promote a culture that is practiced daily in which HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) is recognized as an imperative value that forms the basis of all decision making activities. As such, we aim to protect the health and safety of all who are associated with our business activities, while minimizing any adverse impact on the environment by undertaking the following commitments. Therefore,

We will:
  • Conduct our business activities responsibly by providing HSE leadership that is characterized by credibility, action, vision, accountability, communication, collaboration, feedback and recognition.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, in all areas where we operate, and utilize our HSE Management System for all of our business activities in a consistent manner.
  • Ensure effective implementation and continuous improvement on our HSEMS through audits, reviews, incident investigations and the application of lessons learnt.
  • Provide both the management resources necessary to achieve HSE Objectives and also the necessary training so as to attain sufficient HSE competency.
  • Control HSE hazards to prevent incidents, thereby averting and minimizing any negative impacts to all, including the health, the environment and community, as we continue to maintain a social license to operate.
  • Focus on process safety and reduce associated risks to "As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP)" during all phases of exploration, development, production and abandonment.
  • Verify our emergency and crisis management processes regularly to ensure a prompt and effective response to major incidents.
  • Pursue every effort to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and adhere to the GHG emissions management process developed based on our business plan and growth.
  • Protect our personnel, operations and assets against malicious acts through resilient security management processes.

Through the implementation of this Policy, and by openly communicating our HSE information to our stakeholders, we seek to be recognized as a company that endeavors to continually improve HSE performance.

April 1, 2017
Toshiaki Kitamura
Representative Director and President
INPEX CORPORATION

INPEX Group Human Rights Policy

Approved by the Board of Directors on May 22 2017

INTRODUCTION

INPEX fuels society and drives the economy by supplying vital sources of energy. We strive to maintain respectful communications and build trust with local communities and all other stakeholders wherever we operate. As a global corporate citizen, we strive to take responsibility for what we do by prioritizing safety, conserving the environment, creating jobs, protecting human rights, respecting different cultures and customs, contributing to host communities, and maintaining high standards throughout our value chain.

Guided by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, this Policy was developed to comprehensively define our firm commitment to respect human rights. We will meet our responsibility to respect human rights in line with this Policy, together with our existing policies and processes.

This Policy applies globally to all personnel of the INPEX Group.

COMMITMENTS

  1. We conduct our business consistent with the spirit of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work; the International Bill of Human Rights; and other applicable international human rights principles, with respect for the rights and dignity of people.
  2. We treat everyone who works for INPEX fairly and without discrimination in the workplace.
  3. We do not tolerate forced labor or illegal forms of child labor.
  4. We respect the freedom of association and the right to organize in accordance with ILO principles.
  5. We strive to provide safe, secure, and healthy working environments.
  6. We expect our suppliers and business partners to respect the spirit and intent of the principles contained in this Policy. In joint ventures where we may not be able to control the decision-making process, we will exercise our influence to the maximum extent possible to encourage our joint ventures and joint venture partners to follow similar principles.
  7. We recognize and respect the human rights of people in communities, including indigenous peoples, affected by our business activities.
  8. We conduct our security activities as recommended in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.

ACTIONS

  1. We will conduct assessments on potential human rights impacts. We will mitigate and seek to prevent potential adverse impacts identified while engaging with those who may be directly affected or their legal representatives in an appropriate manner. We will integrate the findings of the assessments in our operations across functional groups.
  2. We will foster consultations with communities and experts on potential human rights impacts.
  3. Where we identify that we have caused or directly contributed to adverse human rights impacts, we will provide or cooperate in providing access to appropriate remediation through legitimate processes, including grievance mechanisms where relevant.
  4. We will review the effectiveness of our responses to identified adverse human rights impacts by drawing from internal and external feedback.
  5. We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations of countries where we operate. When legal frameworks are in conflict with international human rights principles, we will seek ways to respect international human rights to the greatest extent possible, without violating domestic law.
  6. We will embed this Policy in our operations by raising awareness among all personnel of the Group through training.
  7. We will assess and report annually on the implementation of this Policy.

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