Step 1 Identification of social issuesWe have identified social issues in consideration of international standards and guidelines about ESG and our Basic Principles for Promoting Sustainability.
International standards and guidelines referred to FTSE Russell ESG Ratings, GRI Standards, SASB Standards, SDGs and the ten principles of the UN Global Compact.
Step 2 Mapping of social issuesWe mapped social issues on the two key coordinate axes of the stakeholder perspective and the perspective of the Group.We then narrowed down issues with a high priority level by referring to the opinions of outside experts.
Step 3 Deciding on main objectivesThe Executive Committee approved main opjectives.Going forward, under the Structure for Sustainability Promotion , it will work to establish more concrete key performance indicators (KPIs).
Step 4 PDCA management and reviews on main objectivesDuring the FY2021, the Sustainability Committee reported on and reviewed progress. Furthermore, we will conduct ongoing reviews while addressing international social issues, changes in the business environment, while conducting dialogues with internal and external stakeholders such as investors, business partners, local communities and employees.