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Hitachi Sustainability

Sustainability at Hitachi

Hitachi’s Mission is to contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products. Through our Mid-term Management Plan we set out the activities needed to realize this mission.

Management
Message

Messages from top management about Hitachi’s commitment to the realization of a sustainable society.

Sustainability Management

We place sustainability management at the core of our business strategy and implement strategies and measures to realize a sustainable society.

Materiality

Material issues for a future where protecting the Earth and the wellbeing of each individual are compatible.

Governance

Governance initiatives to promote business ethically, honestly and transparently.

Environmental

Environment-related initiatives aimed at realizing a decarbonized society, resource efficient society, and harmonized society with nature.

Social

R&D, human resource development, diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as human rights initiatives to accelerate social innovation.

Sustainability Report

Latest and back numbers of our Sustainability Report, environmental, social, and governance data, and GRI/SASB comparative tables are available.

Policies and Guidelines

Policies and guidelines for promoting sustainable management are available.

Environmental Targets

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Achieve carbon neutrality at our own business sites

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Achieve carbon neutrality through the value chain

Improve by 0

Efficiency in use of water/resources by FY2050(compared to FY 2010 in Hitachi Group)

Social Targets

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Digital talent(FY 2024)

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Ratio of female and non-Japanese executive and corporate officers(FY 2030)

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Employee engagement (Percentage of positive responses)(FY 2024)

External Assessments and Awards

As a corporate group that promotes sustainable management, the Hitachi Group has earned high marks from numbers of external assessment organizations.

CDP
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Hitachi, Ltd. was selected for the A List, the highest rating given by the CDP for companies, in the two areas of climate change and water security. It was also selected as a Supplier Engagement Leader, the highest rating for supplier engagement.

ISS ESG
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Hitachi, Ltd. has also been certified as Prime in the ESG Corporate Rating by ISS ESG.

Clean200
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Hitachi, Ltd. has been selected by Corporate Knights and the NGO As You Sow for the Carbon Clean200 (Clean200), the largest 200 public companies ranked by clean revenue.

Kurumin Certification
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In addition to Hitachi, Ltd., several Group companies in Japan, including Hitachi High-Tech, Hitachi Systems, and Hitachi Solutions, have received Kurumin certification.

Eruboshi Certification
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In addition to Hitachi, Ltd., several Group companies in Japan, including Hitachi High-Tech, Hitachi Systems, and Hitachi Solutions, have received Eruboshi certification.

*THE USE BY HITACHI,LTD. OF ANY MSCI ESG RESEARCH LLC OR ITS AFFILIATES(“MSCI”) DATA, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS,TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP,ENDORSEMENT, RECOMMENDATION,OR PROMOTION OF HITACHI,LTD.

Main Initiatives and Groups Hitachi Is Involved with

Based on its corporate mission of “contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products,” Hitachi promotes its Social Innovation Business with the aim of contributing to the realization of a sustainable society. As part of this, to play its proper role as a global corporation, Hitachi actively participates in international initiatives and groups addressing social issues on a global scale.

United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
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Became a participant in 2009.
Joined workshops organized by the Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ) on nine different topics in fiscal 2021, including ESG, SDGs, and WEPs (the Women’s Empowerment Principles)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
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Became a member in 1995
Adopted SOS 1.5 project in 2020

Business for Social Responsibility(BSR)
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Became a member in 2007 and has participated in the Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) since 2016

World Economic Forum
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Participated in Davos Forum since 2014

Task Force on Climaterelated Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
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Announced support for TCFD in 2018 and disclosed climaterelated information based on the TCFD recommendations

Japan Climate Initiative (JCI)
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Became a member in 2018 and joined the JCI Race to Zero Circle established in 2021

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)
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Obtained accreditation of “Targets for 1.5°C ” in 2020

Business Ambition for 1.5°C
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Became a member in 2020, along with SBT1.5°C certification

Race To Zero campaign
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Joined in 2020, along with Business Ambition for 1.5°C commitment

The Valuable 500
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Became a member in 2021