Group Vision“Look Beyond”

“Look Beyond” is the AGC Group’s corporate philosophy on which all the activities of the Group are founded.

“Look Beyond” Anticipate and envision the future,
“Look Beyond” Have perspectives beyond our own fields of expertise,
“Look Beyond” Pursue innovations, not becoming complacent with the status quo.
Through our philosophy of “Look Beyond”, we will continue to create value worldwide, demonstrating the vast potential of the Group’s entire organization.

Group Vision “Look Beyond” Framework

Our Mission

AGC, an everyday essential part of our world

AGC's unique materials and solutions make people's lives better around the world every day.

We, the AGC Group, aim to continue being the "first choice" solution provider for our customers by building long-term trusted relationships with them through unique materials and solutions developed using our wide-ranging material and production technologies.
We will continue offering products and solutions that customers and society need, thereby making people's lives better around the world every day.

Our Shared Values

Innovation & Operational Excellence

  • We will seek innovations in technology, products, and services beyond conventional concepts and frameworks.
  • We will create value directed at our current and potential customer needs, accounting for changes in the business environment and social and market evolution.
  • We will continuously improve all aspects of our operations, striving to achieve benchmark performance.


  • We will respect individual diversity of varied capabilities and personalities.
  • We will respect cultural diversity of race, ethnicity, religion, language, and nationality.
  • We will respect different perspectives and opinions at all times.


  • We will contribute to creation of a sustainable society in harmony with nature as a successful and responsible global citizen.
  • We will strive to ensure and further improve occupational health and safety in our working environment.


  • We will build open and fair relationships with all of our stakeholders based on the highest ethical standards.
  • We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • We will fulfill our contractual and legal responsibilities to achieve customer satisfaction and trust.

Our Spirit

“Never take the easy way out, but confront difficulties.”

  • These are the words of Toshiya Iwasaki who founded Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. in September, 1907.