Our Approach on Sustainability Actions and ESG
In accordance with its Group Vision, the Group aims to achieve sustainable and dynamic growth by pursuing initiatives that help make society more sustainable through its wide-ranging businesses and services. Accordingly, all companies of the Group are carrying out sustainability actions that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in an effort to ensure sustainable growth. Furthermore, in consideration of various issues confronting Japanese society today as well as its shifting market environment, the Group is actively pursuing 12 key objectives organized under the four broad categories of customer safety, environmental conservation, community engagement, and corporate culture.
Our Group Vision expresses the Group management philosophy. At the same time it states clearly what the starting point and the end goal of all our activities should be.
Agenda (The key objectives)
The Group will focus for four category/12 agenda (the key objectives) and the process of determining the Group's key objectives.
Category 1: Customer safety
Our actions to ensure safety and reliability
Category 2: Environmental conservation
Our environment-related effort such as greenhouse gas reduction, waste reduction, ensuring water supply, protecting forest and species.
Category 3: Community engagement
Our effort for social related issues such as invigoration of railroad corridor and local communities, universal design, aging population and low birthrate.
Category 4: Corporate culture
Our action for corporate's culture such as work style reforms, recruiting diverse workforce, human resources development and human resources management, strengthen systems for ensuring compliance.
Our basic policy for corporate governance and the situation for the Group's internal control systems.
Our efforts to promote sustainability reactions in finance activities
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