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Hitachi High-Technologies GLOBAL

This report is issued with the objective of providing the Hitachi High-Tech Group’s stakeholders with a better understanding of our basic stance on CSR, the results of our activities in FY2016, and future plans. In terms of disclosure, we post comprehensive information related to our CSR activities on the Group’s website, centered on three main topics the Group considers most important: "Management," "Relationship with Society," and "Environmental Initiatives." In print form, we publish the"Integrated Annual Report," which combines CSR and financial information.

Scope of Reporting

This report centers on activities from the target period of FY2016 (April of 2016-March of 2017). However, it also contains some content from other periods.

  • * Note regarding use of subjects:
    When just referring to Hitachi High-Technologies, this report uses "Hitachi High-Tech," etc. When referring to the entire Hitachi High-Tech Group, it uses "the Hitachi High-Tech Group", "the Group," etc.
  • * Major organizational changes during the period targeted for reporting:

Date of Publication

September of 2017 (Next report to be published in September of 2018; previous report published in October of 2016)

Intended Audience of This Report

This report was prepared for all of our stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, shareholders, investors, employees, members of the community, and society at large, as well as experts such as CSR research organizations.

Guidelines Used as References

  • Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI),"G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines"
  • Ministry of the Environment,"Environmental Reporting Guidelines (Fiscal Year 2012 Version)"
  • ISO26000