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The Hitachi Sustainability Report 2021 (published September 2021) presents our stance toward environmental (E), social (S), and governance (G) issues, and details the activities we undertook in relation to these in fiscal 2020.
Inasmuch as the report is a tool with which we engage with our stakeholders through comprehensive information disclosure, it is based on the disclosure requirements of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards). Additionally, in creating the report, as well as referring to the industry disclosure standards relevant to Hitachi as defined in the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)’s Sustainable Industry Classification System (SICS), with respect to climate change, we disclose a variety of information based on the proposals of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
|Financial data||1,217 companies, namely Hitachi, Ltd. and 1,216 consolidated subsidiaries and equity-method associates and joint ventures|
|Social data||Boundary of individual data indicated|
|Environmental data||872 companies, namely Hitachi, Ltd. and 871 consolidated subsidiaries. However, Group companies that were acquired in the middle of the fiscal year are not included in the scope of the environmental load data. For the scope of the environmental load data associated with Hitachi’s business operations, Hitachi, Ltd., and consolidated subsidiaries environmental load comprises more than 90%*¹ of the total, excluding the Group companies mentioned above.
The Hitachi Integrated Report discloses both financial and non-financial information about Hitachi’s value creation process. The Hitachi Sustainability Report serves as a tool for comprehensively reporting more detailed ESG-related information.
The Hitachi Sustainability Report 2021 provides non-financial information to investors, auditors, and CSR experts in an easily searchable, interactive PDF format (A4, 188 pages).
The CSR website contains not only the contents of this report but also news releases to provide up-to-date information to our diverse stakeholders.