Material Procurement

For KOSÉ the relationship of trust with every stakeholder on the supply chain is of great importance, and we are continually seeking a mutually beneficial, long-lasting relationship with them. Our material sourcing and OEM procurement are based on the “Basic Procurement Policy” below, with sustainability in mind. 
Every candidate for supplying materials/services to KOSÉ should carefully read and accept the Policy, fill in the inquiry form with the link below, and submit it to us.

Basic Procurement Policy

1. Quality and safety assurance

Our procurement activities are implemented in line with the “KOSÉ Quality Policy”,with the highest priority on quality and safety.

2. Fair and unbiased competition

We offer opportunities for fair and equitable competition to all suppliers, regardless of scale, both in Japan and abroad. Procurement decisions are made in a fair manner based on a comprehensive consideration of quality, prices, delivery times, supply capacity, management stability and other factors.

3. Compliance with laws, regulations and social norms

In our CSR-compliant procurement practices, we comply with laws, regulations and social norms of different countries and regions, and give due consideration to the conservation of resources and the global environment, safety, human rights, and other factors in order to fulfill our social responsibility.

4. Co-existence and co-prosperity

Our aim is to ensure the permanent development of both our suppliers and ourselves by building mutual understanding and trust through our procurement activities.

5. Assurance of information security

Confidential information and personal information related to procurement activities are strictly protected.

Sustainable Procurement

KOSÉ performs annual Supplier Survey and periodic information exchange sessions to ensure sustainable procurement. Find more details at the link below:

For sustainable procurement of raw materials (CSR)

Process from receiving an application from a supplier to starting transactions with the supplier

The following outlines the process from the receipt of a proposal from a candidate supplier, through the review and evaluation of the proposal, to the eventual signing of a contract.

Before entering into a transaction with a new supplier, we make a comprehensive assessment of the details of the supplier’s proposal, the stability of its management, its performance in business transactions with other companies, and other factors.

Material/OEM Supplier Application

We encourage potential suppliers who understand and share our vision on Basic Procurement Policy to offer proposals.

Procurement Items

Items for KOSÉ products (cosmetics and toiletries):

  • Packages and accessories for cosmetic products
  • Raw materials and fragrances for cosmetic products
  • Items procured from cosmetics OEMs

Please note that we do not procure items other than those listed above, including POP materials, printed materials, sales promotion goods, manufacturing facilities, building and equipment, and office automation equipment, and no response will be provided.

Material/OEM Supplier Application Form

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