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Hitachi High-Technologies GLOBAL

The Hitachi High-Tech Group has defined Materiality, taking into account the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which establish targets to be achieved and common rules for international society, for the purpose of clarifying how the Group can be of use in the world and what kind of social issues it can solve by leveraging its business characteristics and business models. Under the 2021 Mid-term Management Strategy, Hitachi High-Tech Group sets specific action plans and targets to achieve these Materiality topics at each five areas of Materiality that we have identified, and we will develop business activities.
Based on this Materiality, we will proactively play a role in achieving the SDGs by promoting CSR efforts, and increasing the value we provide to society to the maximum.

The Hitachi High-Tech Group will proactively contribute to the achievement of the SDGs through the following specific actions.

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

SDGs icon 13: CLIMATE ACTION

・Reduction of CO2 emissions based on environmental investments, use of renewable energy, etc.
・Curbing electricity consumption, water consumption, and waste volume generated by enhancing production efficiency
・Developing and selling products that use low amounts of electricity

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

SDGs icon 3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

・Provide automated clinical chemistry and immunodiagnostic analyzers that will contribute to expanded access to preventive medicine
・Provide dedicated analyzers that detect hazardous substances to water, food and the human body

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

SDGs icon 9: INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

・Sell components for optical communications that are the foundation of the telecommunications infrastructure
・Provide solution services that enable high-efficient productivity
・Support overseas production of Japanese manufacturing companies targeting the global expansion of production technology

Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

SDGs icon 4: QUALITY EDUCATION

・Promote science education support activities using tabletop electron microscopes

Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

SDGs icon 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

・Ensure the safety of products and firmly instill CSR in the supply chain

Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

SDGs icon 17: PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

・Improve corporate governance by increasing the effectiveness of Group Companies' Board of Directors

Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

SDGs icon 5: GENDER EQUALITY

・Create an organization where diverse human resources can actively participate and thrive, thereby leading to innovation

Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

SDGs icon 8: DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

・Establish accident-free workplaces and enhance mental healthcare