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Sustainability Actions

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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.

17 GOALS TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD.

Agenda (The key objectives)

Under the four broad categories

1 Customer safety Agenda:Ensure safety and reliability

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
9 産業と技術革新の基盤をつくろう
11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

By steadily providing safe services, we support the foundation of our customers’ lives and create environments in which they can engage in business or leisure activities with peace of mind.

2 Environmental conservation Agenda:Greenhouse gas reduction, Waste reduction, Ensuring water supply, Protecting forest and species

6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
13 CLIMATE ACTION
14 LIFE BELOW WATER
15 LIFE ON LAND

We are mindful of the natural environment, air, and water resources. As such, we contribute to environmental protection through our business in addition to reducing our environmental impact through efficient use of energy.

3 Community engagement Agenda:Invigoration of railroad corridor and local communities, Universal design, Aging population and low birthrate

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
4 QUALITY EDUCATION
11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

We work on regional revitalization while actively addressing the social issues faced by Japan as a whole, including the declining birthrate and aging population and support for universal design.

3 Corporate culture Agenda:Work style reforms, Recruiting diverse workforce, Human resources development and Human resource management, Compliance

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
5 GENDER EQUALITY
8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

We are promoting the development of a structure for establishing a trusted corporate culture in addition to activities designed to instill the Group Vision so that each of our employees will act accordingly.

The process of determining the Group's key objectives

  1. STEP

    1

    Issues confronting Japanese society were examined.

    A broad range of issues were examined in consideration of the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), ISO 26000 international standards for social responsibility, sustainability reporting standards set by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and other criteria.

  2. STEP

    2

    Relevant issues to focus on were selected.

    The issues were narrowed down according to their relevance to the Group's business activities and operating environment, and in consideration of initiatives being taken by other companies.

  3. STEP

    3

    Key objectives were established.

    Management conferences were held to prioritize certain issues, categorize areas of activities and set specific objectives in consideration of related measures currently underway and the principles laid out in the Group Vision. Finally, sustainability actions were approved by the Board of Directors as priority measures for the medium-term management plan.