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CSR Activity at Hitachi High-Technologies

At the Hitachi High-Tech Group, CSR means ensuring that all officers and staff share the Group’s basic philosophy and put it into practice in their corporate activities.

ーBasic Philosophyー

Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation aims to be a successful enterprise trusted by all our stakeholders and contributing to social progress through business activities that emphasize value creation through
high-tech solutions. We are committed to open, transparent, and reliable business practices. As we continue to grow, we will value the environment and strive to build a prosperous community, fulfilling our social
responsibility and contributing as a corporate citizen with passion and pride in our work.

We will work with our customers to make both people and society as a whole more affluent by making the best of our technological capabilities, global sales and procurement capabilities.

Issue

There are many social issues facing the world, from global environmental problems and anxiety about food safety and security to concern about maintaining social infrastructure.

Hitachi High-Tech’sPhilosophy

We provide society with the best solutions in the fields of Biotechnology and Healthcare, Social and Industrial Infrastructure, and Advanced Industrial Systems in order to help resolve these social issues by serving our customers to enable them to become the best creators of cutting-edge business.

Supporting safe and high-quality treatment at medical facilities through analysis and inspection equipment
Inspection technology for train track and aerial wiring leads to safety for global railway infrastructure

Working with our suppliers to promoteCSR activities

Issue

It would be difficult for Hitachi High-Tech to tackle such global issues as human rights, labor practices, and environmental problems alone. It is essential to strive for results throughout the supply chain.

Hitachi High-Tech’sPhilosophy

We promote shared CSR activities with our suppliers based on the Hitachi Group’s common procurement policy, following a full assessment of the quality, delivery schedule, and price of the item to be procured, the supplier’s technological development capabilities and acquisition of any environmental certification, and whether or not the supplier fulfills their social responsibility.

Verified and registered asGreen Suppliers

As a member of the Hitachi Group, Hitachi High-Tech implements “Environment & CSR -Based MONOZUKURI activities,” and in the Naka Division, we request that all of our suppliers actively make efforts in environmental conservation, and provide them with encouragement and support.

Green SuppliersMore than 800

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Endeavoring to create an environment in whichdiverse personnel can work with ease

Issue

In a marketplace in which globalization is advancing rapidly, it is necessary to accept diverse sensibilities and values in order to continue to provide creative and pioneering solutions.

Hitachi High-Tech’sPhilosophy

In order to increase diversity, which provides a competitive edge, we continue to work on creating an environment in which diverse personnel can work with ease.

We are working to reform our work methods so that working hours are more productive and overtime is not presupposed. Our goal is to improve our organizational strength so that each employee is provided with the chance to exhibit his or her abilities to the maximum.

Toward more flexible work methods Implementing the “20-20” Project!

目標 残業:20時間/月※上限目標 年休取得:20日/年

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We offer experiences in the microscopic world that makechildren’s hearts pound with excitement, and help cultivatein them a love for science.

Issue

Loss of interest in science among children and students is a problem that is facing developed countries. It is a critical issue that leads to difficulties for corporations in securing personnel to conduct R&D and to reduced international competitiveness as a nation.

Hitachi High-Tech’sPhilosophy

We are contributing to the cultivation of industry know-how, and using our personnel to reduce loss of interest in science. By lending out equipment and providing education support in the sciences around the world, we are cultivating the next generation of personnel who will take up future scientific research.

Using tabletop electronmicroscopes to SupportChildren’s ScienceEducation Activities

We conduct a CSR activity in which we provide our tabletop electron microscopes  launched in 2005 to classrooms and science museums in order to enable children to observe familiar specimens on the wonders of micro-scale worlds. Through this activity, we hope to encourage children’s interest in science and technology.

35,000 participants!(As of the end of March 2015)

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Creating a society that can exist in conjunctionwith abundant nature – Taking the first step forward

Issue

The progress of economic development, and various other developments such as urbanization underway in many regions of the world, has worsened the destruction and pollution of the natural environment and promoted excessive use of resources.
It is vital to restore the original natural environment.

Hitachi High-Tech’sPhilosophy

The environment, which is the basis of all life, can only be maintained through healthy biological diversity. The entire Hitachi High-Tech Group is engaged in measures to preserve biodiversity.

The Woodland of Hitachi High-Tech Science (approximately 44,000 m2), which is a natural area that surrounds the R&D facility at the Oyama Works of Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation, received an AA+ rank under the JHEP certification system*.

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As economic development proceeds apace in the emerging nations, energy consumption is increasing, as is the amount of waste and chemical substances released. This leads to concern about the increased burden on the environment.
In particular, the increase in greenhouse gas emissions is a serious global issue.

Hitachi High-Tech manufactures its products with an eye to reducing their environmental impact by taking into consideration environmental conservation (eco design). In this way, we are contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gases, including CO2.

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