MATERIALITYPriority Issues To Be Addressed by the Company
We identified materialities with the participation of our employees and external experts. We will formulate KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and medium- to long-term targets linked to materialities, and accelerate our efforts to achieve these targets.
|Materialities||Relevant Social Issues||Main Measures||KPIs (Action Metrics)|
Creating an environmentally friendly society
|Energy management||Promotion of Energy Business (renewable energy)||
|Sustainable use of resources||Promotion of waste reduction and resource conservation through business activities||
|Reduction of environmental impact through products and services||Provision of eco-friendly products and services||Expanding sales of eco-friendly products, power-saving semiconductors, event sensors, etc.|
Promoting the success of diverse human resources
|Prohibition of discrimination and harassment||Implementation of discrimination and harassment training||Training participation rate: 100% (all employees are in scope)|
|Effective utilization of human capital||Creation of an environment in which employees can thrive and play an active role||Employee awareness survey response rate: 90% or higher|
|Promotion of diversity||Promotion of diversity initiatives (diversification of human resources and effective utilization of human capital)||Ratio of females in management positions: 10% in FY2030|
Protecting the lives of all people
|Contribution to local communities and culture||Promotion of regional revitalization based on IT and transparency to local governments (introduction of council system)||Number of deployments in local governments|
|Contribution to stable food supplies||Stable supply of safe and secure food||Vegetable Factory Business sales|
Realizing a better society through innovation
|Realization of smart cities||Promotion of the development of advanced technologies and products that contribute to the realization of smart cities||Expansion of sales of businesses related to smart cities, municipalities, and commercial facilities (including IoT solutions and terminal businesses)|
|Creation of industrial infrastructure through technological innovation|
|Promotion of data security||Contribution to the realization of a safe and secure digital society by protecting information assets through security solutions||Cashless payments, access control, biometric authentication, and other security terminal markets: supply of such products (including data storage algorithms)|
Building a sustainable supply chain
|Enhancement of supply chain management||Improvement of productivity in procurement||Annual procurement transaction amount per person: FY2025 up 20% (versus FY2022)|
|Risk management of major accidents||
||Disaster prevention (BCP)-related business sales and target number of projects to be awarded
Materiality Identification Process
- Extraction of
We extracted the social issues to be considered in the process of identifying materiality.
We have created a long list of 45 items in total by extracting social issues that have attracted widespread attention in society from the evaluation items of international guidelines and ESG investment indexes. We added issues specific to our industry and Restar Group based on interviews with each business unit and the results of benchmarking other companies.
The 45 social issues identified were evaluated and prioritized in terms of their importance to our stakeholders and to our business.
As a result, 13 social issues were selected.
of a Materiality Proposal
The 13 selected social issues were organized into five themes based on their characteristics, and a materiality proposal was drafted.
The process leading to the selection of the materiality proposal and 13 related social issues was verified for validity by exchanging opinions with external experts.
The materiality proposal and 13 social issues were approved by the Board of Directors and identified as our company's materiality.