CSR

Glory’s CSR Material Issues

picture-hero.jpg

CSR Material Issues and SDGs

In order to gain trust of stakeholders, We have identified its important issues having organized to understand CSR material issues, and considered in conjunction with the levels of importance to the company and stakeholders to continue being the company that contributes to the realization of sustainable society. We also have associated the identified issues with the SDGs which were adopted in September 2015 and organized those issues. We attempt to achieve SDGs by taking actions on important issues and challenge to solve various issues that the world faces, and will continue to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.

Process for Identifying CSR Material Issues and Their Relationship to SDGs

We identified priority material issues based on the following process and identified the relationship of these material issues to SDGs.

Process for identifying CSR material issues and their relationship to SDGs

Materiality Map

Materiality Map

Targets and Results

We categorized 11 material issues into five Priority CSR Themes and organized them into ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) and New value creation.

Creating new value

Priority CSR Themes: New value creation through business

Material Issues Targets for Fiscal Year 2018 Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Targets for Fiscal Year 2019
• Build a business model that contributes to the advancement of the customer’s business and helps them boost operational efficiency
 
Creating new value 1
• Create solutions based on diverse data • 「Planning of an identity verification authorization platform through the combination of facial recognition and voice recognition
• Development of a prescription input support system based on optical character reading (OCR) technology for insurance pharmacies
• Participation in an "S Coin" trial
• Create solutions based on diverse data
• Strive to be a reliable partner to customers and establish a scheme for periodically confirming progress and customer satisfaction
 
Creating new value 2
• Select model customers and periodically review • Selection of “model customers,” quarterly review meetings (July, September, November, March) • Select model customers and periodically review

Society

Priority CSR Themes: Human resource initiatives

Priority CSR Themes Targets for Fiscal Year 2018 Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Targets for Fiscal Year 2019
• Promote work-style reform
 
社会1
• Implement and verify new ways of working
• Boost operational efficiency
• Trial implementation of teleworking (mobile work, working at home)
• Consideration of flextime, preparations for trial implementation
• Introduction of new system to reduce the administrative burden of travel expenses and reimbursements
• Implement and verify new ways of working
• Support and secure human resources essential to Glory’s business
 
社会2
• Offer job-level-specific training and support candidates who can lead the company in the future • Implementation of Glory Business College training for future executives (total of seven programs) • Offer job-level-specific training and support candidates who can lead the company in the future

Priority CSR Themes: Promotion of CSR in the supply chain

Priority CSR Themes Targets for Fiscal Year 2018 Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Targets for Fiscal Year 2019
• Conduct CSR-oriented procurement worldwide
 
社会3
• Continue to use the CSR voluntary checklist and work to improve assessment scores
• Spread activities to overseas sites
• Implementation of survey using the CSR voluntary checklist (452 primary suppliers), feedback to companies that responded
(approximately 96% response rate)
• Implementation of survey by GLORY Products Ltd. using the CSR voluntary checklist (95 primary suppliers), feedback to companies that responded
(100% response rate)
• Preparation for implementation of CSR voluntary checklist survey at overseas sites
• Continue to use the CSR voluntary checklist and work to improve assessment scores
• Spread activities to overseas sites

Environment

Priority CSR Themes: Environmental protection

Priority CSR Themes Targets for Fiscal Year 2018 Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Targets for Fiscal Year 2019
• Reduce energy consumption per employee
 
Environment 1
• Reduce energy consumption per employee by 1% (base year: fiscal year 2010) • Annual average energy consumption per employee reduced by 2.2% (base year: fiscal year 2010) • Reduce energy consumption per employee by 1% (base year: fiscal year 2010)
• Reduce CO2 emissions from new products
 
Environment 2
• Improve energy efficiency of newly developed products by at least 15% compared to previous models • Average reduction of 16.1% (targets achieved for 14 out of 32 models, which were approved as G-Eco products) • Improve energy efficiency of newly developed products by at least 15% compared to previous models
• Carry out biodiversity preservation activities in cooperation with stakeholders
 
Environment 3
• Carry out 100% of activities planned for this fiscal year • 100% achievement ratio for yearly plans
Himeji: Glory Yumesaki Forest
- Forest conservation activity (83 participants, including 16 from three suppliers)
- Nature experience event for families (94 participants, including nine from one customer)
Kanto area: Kamikawa in Hachioji, Tokyo (designated greenery conservation area)
Forest conservation activity (54 participants, including three from one supplier)
Arakawa riverside in Tokyo
- Riverside clean-up project (28 participants)
• Carry out 100% of activities planned for this fiscal year

Governance

Priority CSR Themes: Strengthening of governance

Priority CSR Themes Targets for Fiscal Year 2018 Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Targets for Fiscal Year 2019
• Strengthen corporate governance
 
Governance 1
• Conduct activities in line with the Corporate Governance Guidelines • Amendment of Corporate Governance Guidelines
• Revision of remuneration system for directors (improvement of linkage with performance)
• Analysis and assessment of the effectiveness of the Board of Directors, implementation of improvements
• Conduct activities in line with the Corporate Governance Guidelines
• Strengthen risk management activities and communicate to Glory Group companies
 
Governance 2
• Conduct risk management from a global perspective and communicate activities to Glory Group companies • Risk assessment using a standard Group assessment method
• Implementation of countermeasures against significant risks
• Conduct risk management from a global perspective and communicate activities to Glory Group companies
• Strengthen compliance management and communicate to Glory Group companies
 
Governance 3
• Conduct job-level-specific compliance education and strengthen collaboration with Glory Group companies • Implementation of compliance education (e-learning) for Glory and Group companies in Japan (attendance: 100%)
• Formulation and implementation of compliance improvement plan for Group companies in Japan
• Introduction of measures to strengthen harassment prevention, extension of the measures to Group companies in Japan
• Conduct job-level-specific compliance education and strengthen collaboration with Glory Group companies
 

Contribution to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The SDGs, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, represent worldwide goals for 2030 related to social issues such as poverty, employment, and environmental protection. Glory is striving to address such global challenges and contributes to the realization of a sustainable society by achieving SDGs through its business operations.

sdgs
For more product and support service information,
please select a language from the options below
to be redirected to the appropriate site.