Our group has formulated material issues through repeated dialogues with stakeholders, and since fiscal 2018 we have been linking CSR activities with our medium-term management plan and moving forward with activities based on these material issues. In fiscal 2022, we proceeded with initiatives in line with the ``SIC-II KPIs and Goals (2021-2023),'' which aligns the activity period with the medium-term management plan ``SIC-II.''
Material Issue 1: Provide value that exceeds customer expectations and contribute to society
We provide value that contributes to social innovation and problem solving through original products and services that exceed customer expectations. Through this, we gain the trust of a wide range of stakeholders and at the same time contribute to the creation of a sustainable society.
1. Creating a lifestyle culture in the direction of life, communication, and sustainability
2. Realizing customer peace of mind by providing safe products and services
3. Guaranteed overwhelmingly high quality
4. Achieving high customer satisfaction
Material Issue 2: Coexist with the environment through innovative technology
Through innovative environmental technology, we have become a leading company in society in terms of both products and services. Furthermore, through initiatives across the entire business, from upstream to downstream, we are contributing greatly to harmonizing society and the environment and improving social sustainability.
5. Development and dissemination of innovative technologies, products, and services that reduce environmental impact
6. Efforts to solve and respond to climate change issues
7. Appropriate management of chemical substances
8. Steady promotion of environmental management
Material Issue 3: Aiming for coexistence and co-prosperity with the supply chain and living up to the trust of stakeholders
By respecting the supply chain from an equal standpoint and encouraging each other, a solid relationship of trust is being built for coexistence and co-prosperity. Furthermore, based on these relationships, we continue to take on new challenges while cooperating with each other.
9. Coexistence and co-prosperity with the supply chain through collaboration
10. Respect for the human rights of all stakeholders
Material Issue 4 our employees and pursue happiness and job satisfaction
We have established a culture in which the individuality and diversity of each employee is respected, and where employees independently pursue work satisfaction and self-actualization. In addition, the open and family-like work environment is the basis for creating innovation both domestically and internationally.
11. Thorough occupational safety and health and promotion of health management that lead to employee satisfaction
12. Promoting diversity to revitalize the organization
13. Developing human resources with global perspectives and abilities
Material Issue 5: Build a solid corporate foundation that supports trust
Through practices such as compliance and communication, we have established a solid corporate foundation that supports stakeholder trust. Furthermore, this foundation has become a solid foundation for the company to continue to exist until its 200th anniversary while inheriting its history.
14. Thorough compliance
15. Eliminating corruption and corruption
16. Promote reliable risk management and disaster response
17. Timely, appropriate and proactive information disclosure and strengthening stakeholder communication
18. Contributing to local community development through business
19. Contributing to solving regional issues