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Hitachi Sustainability

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Environment
Topic Descriptor Documents

Product Lifecycle Management

Positive and negative impact on Natural Capital

Approach to Transition to Circular Economy/ End-of-life products and e-waste recovered

Environmental Load from Business Operations

Human health considerations – Decarbonizing the Business

Human health – Managing Chemical Substances

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Clean Tech (Opportunities)

Expanding the Decarbonization Business

Case Studies

Innovation / Becoming a technology leader

Social Innovation

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Environment Case Studies

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Social Innovation site

GHG Emissions / Energy & Carbon

Achieving a Decarbonized Society

GHG Emissions Throughout the Value Chain

Eco-Factories & Office Select Certification

Environmental Load from Business Operations (Energy & GHG Emissions)

Environmental Management System

TCFD Disclosure

Zero Emissions

ISO 14001

Calculation Methods for Environmental Load Data

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Zero Emissions Site

List of ISO 14001-certified companies

Method

Chemical Safety

Management of Chemical Substances

Managing Chemical Substances

Voluntarily Controlled Chemical Substances In Our Products

Environmental Load from Business Operations (Chemical Substances)

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Chemical

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Waste

Environmental Load from Business Operations (Waste) 

Raw Materials Input and Waste

Waste and Recycling Activities

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Social
Topic Descriptor Documents

Product Safety

Quality and Product Safety Management

Ensuring product safety

Process for Managing Product Safety Risk

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Code of Conduct (paragraph 2.3)

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Material Sourcing

Conflict Minerals Procurement Policy

Conflict Minerals Response Framework

Human Rights Throughout the Value Chain

Human Rights Policy

Responsible Procurement

Guidelines for Procurement Activities

CSR Procurement Guideline

Green Procurement Guidelines

Code of Conduct

Responsible Procurement Data

Value Chain Responsibility (IR)

Transition to Circular Economy

Environmental Load from Operations

Conflict Minerals Procurement Policy

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Human Rights Policy

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Procurement Guidelines (section 4)

CSR Procurement Guidance

Green Procurement Guidelines

Code of Conduct (section 3)

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Value Chain Responsibility (IR) p. 70-72

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Labour Management

Human Capital Management

Talent Development

Work-Life Management

Occupational Health & Safety (SR)

Occupational Health & Safety (IR)

Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

Diversity and Inclusion

Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

Activities for Diversity and Inclusion

Employee Data

Directors’ Data

Employee engagement

 

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Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

Activities for Diversity and Inclusion

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Governance
Topic Descriptor Documents

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Guidelines

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Disclosure Policy

Corporate Governance (IR)

Corporate Governance Guidelines

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Corporate Governance

Disclosure Policy

Corporate Governance (IR)

Business Ethics

Compliance

Code of Ethics and Compliance

Code of Conduct

Policy for Preventing Bribery and Corrupt Practices

Competition Law Compliance Policy

Tax Compliance Approach

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Code of Ethics and Compliance

Code of Conduct (section 2)

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Performance Data
Topic Descriptor Documents

Social Data

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Governance Data

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Environmental Data

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Calculation method for environmental load data

Method

Environmental targets

Resource Efficiency

Decarbonization

Nature

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Comparison with GRI standards

Comparison with GRI standards

Comparison with SASB standards

Comparison with SASB standards

Further information: Hitachi Sustainability Report

Sustainability Report 2021

ESG Briefing

In September 2019, we held our first ESG Briefing at which we explained our environmental strategy, human capital strategy, and governance initiatives to institutional investors, analysts, and the media.
Key ESG-related KPIs
KPI Result in FY 2020 Target

Environmental:
Business Sites (Factories and Offices)
Reduction rate of CO2 emissions
(base: FY 2010)

39%

FY 2021 20% or higher

FY 2030 100% (carbon neutrality)

FY 2050 (Maintain 100%)

Reduction rate in water use per unit (Hitachi Group)
(base: FY 2010)

24%

FY 2021 Over 26% improvement

FY 2050 50%

Reduction rate in waste and valuables generation per unit (Hitachi Group)
(base: FY 2010)

15%

FY 2021 Over 12% improvement

FY 2050 50%

Social:
Digital talent (Hitachi Group)

35,000 people

FY 2021 37,000 people

Data scientists (Hitachi Group)

3,000 people (achieved ahead of schedule)

FY 2021 3,000

Top-class AI talent (Hitachi Group)

356 people (achieved ahead of schedule)

FY 2021 350

Ratio of female executive and corporate officers (Hitachi, Ltd.)

10.1% [10%]

FY 2024 15%

FY 2030 30%

Ratio of non-Japanese executives and corporate officers

11.6% [10%]

FY 2024 15%

FY 2030 30%

Number of female managers in Japan (Hitachi, Ltd.)

800 people [800 people]

Fatal accidents (Hitachi Group)

3 cases

FY 2021 0

Fatal accidents (Hitachi, Ltd.)

0 cases

FY 2021 0

Lost time accidents (Hitachi Group)

314 cases

Halve the number of lost time accidents compared to FY 2018 (253 cases)

Lost time accidents (Hitachi, Ltd.)

4 cases

Halve the number of lost time accidents compared to FY 2018 (3 cases)

Policy and Guidelines
Category Policy Guidelines

Management

Hitachi Group Identity

Hitachi Group Codes of Conduct

Environmental

Advancing Our Environmental Vision and Long-Term Environmental Targets

Environmental Governance

Achieving a Decarbonized Society

Achieving a Resource Efficient Society

Achieving a Harmonized Society with Nature

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Social

Innovation Management

 

Human Capital

 

 

 

 

Human Rights

Value Chain Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community

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Hitachi Group Human Rights Policy

Guidelines for Procurement Activities

Basic Procurement Guidelines

Hitachi Group CSR Procurement Guidelines

Green Procurement Guidelines

Hitachi Group Conflict Minerals Procurement Policy

Advertising Activities

Personal Information Protection Policy

Policy on Social Contribution Activities and Statement

Governance

Corporate Governance

 

Compliance

 

 

Information Management

Corporate Governance Guidelines (link to Investor Relations Website)

Disclosure Policy (link to Investor Relations Website)

Policies for Preventing Bribery and Corrupt Practices

Competition Law Compliance Policy

Hitachi’s Tax Compliance Approach

Information Security Policies

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