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Hitachi High-Tech 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 FY2018, 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: "Environment," "Social," and "Governance." 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 FY2018 (April of 2018-March of 2019). However, it also contains some content from other periods.

The scope of the environmental activity reporting includes business sites that are consolidated on April 1, 2018.

  • * Note regarding use of subjects:
    When just referring to Hitachi High-Tech Corporation, 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 2019 (Next report to be published in August of 2020; previous report published in September of 2018)

Intended Audience of This Report

This report was prepared for all of our stakeholders, including customers, partners (suppliers), shareholders, 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), "Sustainability Reporting Standards"
    * Hitachi High-Tech Group's CSR activities are prepared following the core option of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.
  • Ministry of the Environment, "Environmental Reporting Guidelines (Fiscal Year 2018 Version)"
  • ISO 26000