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Hitachi High-Technologies GLOBAL

Hitachi High-Tech Group's CSR activities are prepared following the core option of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.

GRI Standards Content Index

GRI102:General Disclosures
GRI102:General Disclosures
Organizational profile
102-1 Name of the organization
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services
102-3 Location of headquarters
102-4 Location of operations
102-5 Ownership and legal form
102-6 Markets served
102-7 Scale of the organization
102-8 Information on employees and other workers
102-9 Supply chain
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Reason for omission: Not applicable
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach
102-12 External initiatives
  • * Our parent company, Hitachi, Ltd., has signed up to the United Nations Global Compact and, as a member of the Hitachi Group, we have established the Hitachi High-Tech Group Code of Conduct. In addition, we support the Keidanren's Charter of Corporate Behavior.
102-13 Membership of associations -
Strategy
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities
Ethics and integrity
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics
Governance
102-18 Governance structure
102-19 Delegating authority
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body
102-25 Conflicts of interest
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting -
102-33 Communicating critical concerns
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns -
102-35 Remuneration policies
102-36 Process for determining remuneration -
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration -
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio -
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio -
Stakeholder engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder groups
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Reason for omission: Information unavailable
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised -
Reporting practice
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries
102-47 List of material topics
102-48 Restatements of information Reason for omission: Not applicable
102-49 Changes in reporting Reason for omission: Not applicable
102-50 Reporting period
102-51 Date of most recent report
102-52 Reporting cycle
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55 GRI content index
102-56 External assurance
Material Topics
Material Topics
200 series (Economic topics)
Economic Performance
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans -
201-4 Financial assistance received from government Reason for omission: Not applicable
Market Presence
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage -
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community -
Indirect Economic Impacts
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported -
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts -
Procurement Practices
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers -
Anti-corruption
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Reason for omission: Information unavailable
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Reason for omission: Not applicable
Anti-competitive Behavior
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Reason for omission: Information unavailable
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Reason for omission: Not applicable
300 series (Environmental topics)
Materials
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume
301-2 Recycled input materials used Reason for omission: Information unavailable
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials
Energy
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
Water
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
303-1 Water withdrawal by source
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water
303-3 Water recycled and reused Reason for omission: Information unavailable
Biodiversity
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity
304-3 Habitats protected or restored
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations
Emissions
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) Reason for omission: Not applicable
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions
Effluents and Waste
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination Reason for omission: Information unavailable
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method
306-3 Significant spills Reason for omission: Not applicable
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff
Environmental Compliance
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Reason for omission: Not applicable
Supplier Environmental Assessment
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
400 series (Social topics)
Employment
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3 Parental leave
Labor/Management Relations
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes -
Occupational Health and Safety
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees Reason for omission: Information unavailable
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities
403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Reason for omission: Not applicable
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions Reason for omission: Confidentiality constraints
Training and Education
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Reason for omission: Information unavailable
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Reason for omission: Information unavailable
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Reason for omission: Information unavailable
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men Reason for omission: Confidentiality constraints
Non-discrimination
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Reason for omission: Not applicable
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk -
Child Labor
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor -
Forced or Compulsory Labor
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor -
Security Practices
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components -
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures -
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components -
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples Reason for omission: Not applicable
Human Rights Assessment
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments -
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening Reason for omission: Information unavailable
Local Communities
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs -
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities -
Supplier Social Assessment
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Reason for omission: Information unavailable
Public Policy
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components -
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
415-1 Political contributions -
Customer Health and Safety
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Reason for omission: Information unavailable
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Reason for omission: Confidentiality constraints
Marketing and Labeling
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components -
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling -
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling -
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications -
Customer Privacy
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary -
103-2 The management approach and its components -
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach -
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data -
Socioeconomic Compliance
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Reason for omission: Information unavailable
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Reason for omission: Not applicable