Glory’s CSR-Related Material Issues


We introduce the relevance between CSR-related material issues and SDGs.

CSR-Related Material Issues and SDGs

In order to gain trust of stakeholders, Glory has identified its important issues having organized to understand CSR-related material issues, and considered in conjunction with the importance of the company and the degree of influence on society to continue being the company that contribute to the realization of sustainable society. Glory also has associated the identified issues with the SDGs which was adopted in September 2015 and organized those issues. Glory 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 Material Issues and Associated with SDGs

Glory has identified its CSR-related material issues through the following process and associated the issues with SDGs.

Process for Identifying Material Issues and Associated with SDGs

CSR-Related Material Issues and Annual Targets

11 material issues are classified into 5 priority CSR themes and categorized into sections; ESG (environment, social, governance) and New Value Creation.


Priority CSR Themes Material Issues Fiscal Year 2018 Targets
Environmental protection Reduce energy consumption per employee
●Reduce energy consumption per employee by 1% (base year: fiscal year 2010)
Reduce CO2 emissions from new 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
●Carry out 100% of activities planned for this fiscal year


Priority CSR Themes Material Issues Fiscal Year 2018 Targets
Human resource initiatives Promote work-style reform
●Implement and verity new ways of working
●Boost operational efficiency
Support and secure human resources essential to Glory’s business
●Offer job-level-specific training and support candidates who can lead the company in the future
Promotion of CSR in the supply chain Conduct CSR-oriented procurement worldwide
●Continue to use the CSR voluntary checklist, and work to improve assessment score
●Spread activities to overseas sites


Priority CSR Themes Material Issues Fiscal Year 2018 Targets
Strengthening of governance Strengthen corporate governance
●Conduct activities in line with Corporate Governance Guidelines
Strengthen risk management activities and communicate to Glory Group companies
●Conduct risk management from a global perspective and communicate activities to Glory Group companies
Strengthen compliance management and communicate to Glory group companies
●Conduct job-level-specific compliance education, and strengthen collaboration with Glory Group companies

Creating new values

Priority CSR Themes Material Issues Fiscal Year 2018 Targets
New value creation through business Build a business model that contributes to the advancement of customers’ business and helps them boost their operational efficiency
Creating new values 1
●Build solutions using diverse data
Aim to be a reliable partner to customers, and establish a scheme for periodically confirming progress and customer satisfaction
Creating new values2
●Select model customers and periodically review

About the Sustainable Development Goals

On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development -adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit- officially came into force.
The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030.


*Source : Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UN-DESA

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