Toyo University Incorporated Educational Institution Charter of Conduct for SDGs

Toyo University Incorporated Educational Institution and Toyo University (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Toyo University")
hereby formulate the Charter of Conduct in endorsement of the principles and philosophy of the SDGs.

Toyo University originates from "Tetsugakukan (Philosophy Academy)" founded by Enryo Inoue in 1887, where students learned the importance of altruistic struggles by putting their knowledge acquired through deep thinking in search of the nature of things into practice with maximum effort.

His dictum, "The basis of all learning lies in philosophy" is still alive as the founding spirit of Toyo University, along with "Independence and self-initiative" and "Integrating knowledge and virtue". Toyo University has a history of providing educational opportunities for those "with no surplus of money and time" since its foundation, and is running one of the largest evening courses in Japan. Furthermore, the 5,291 lectures delivered by Enryo Inoue have been inherited by the social contribution programs that dispatch lecturers all over Japan.

Toyo University's respect for diversity, including gender equality, can be traced back to 1916, when it became the first private university that opened the door to women. Since then, the promotion of internationalization has boosted admission of international students, and today, its campus is the place where a variety of students and faculty members get together.

Students, faculty members, and all other relevant people of Toyo University will properly inherit the traditions accumulated in its history of over 130 years, steadily contribute to the creation of a brighter future in the global society, and strive to achieve the SDGs in cooperation with a variety of people.

Toyo University Incorporated Educational Institution
Charter of Conduct for SDGs
Students, faculty members,
and
all other relevant people of Toyo University
take the following five actions based
on the Toyo University Incorporated Educational Institution
Charter of Conduct for SDGs.
【 Education 】

“ Develop human resources with the ability to act proactively ”

Develop human resources with the ability to act proactively
In today's rapidly changing society, we carry on our studies to acquire the ability to understand diverse values, have our own philosophies, think deeply about the nature of things, logically and systematically, and proactively tackle social issues with an altruistic mind.
【 Research 】

“ Generate new value and return research findings to society ”

As a research institution, we gather multifaceted knowledge, develop broad and multilayered research, and solve diverse and complex issues to generate value to create a coexisting prosperous world.
【 Social and international contribution 】

“ Contribute to the international society through connection and knowledge sharing ”

As a member of the global community, we coordinate with many people and share knowledge, and each of us displays leadership and continues to take on the challenge of finding and solving issues.
【 Environmental contribution 】

“ Implement a sustainable global environment ”

We proactively take various measures to reduce our environmental impact to implement a sustainable global environment.
【Diversity & amp;
Inclusion 】

“ Implement a multicultural society that values diversity ”

We will contribute to implementing a multicultural society free from discrimination, accepting differences from respecting all people's personalities, and human rights.

June 6, 2021
Takashi Anzai, Chairman, Toyo University Incorporated Educational Institution
Etsuko Yaguchi, President, Toyo University