Participation in International Initiatives
We participate in the following international initiatives in order to keep abreast of social trends, identify our own issues, and properly promote measures for resolution of the issues and monitoring of their implementation, and are promoting sustainability management.
United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
We became a signatory to the UNGC* in June 2022 and are promoting activities in accordance with the Ten Principles concerning the protection of human rights, the elimination of unfair labor practices, response to environmental problems, and the prevention of corruption.
United Nations Global Compact: The world’s largest sustainability initiative to build a sound global society through collaboration between the United Nations and private sector (companies and other organizations). The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative in which companies and other organizations demonstrate responsible leadership to act as good corporate citizens and achieve sustainable growth.
Global Compact Network Japan: A platform for companies and other organizations who have singed up and joined the UN Global Compact to promote sustainability together.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
In August 2021, we announced our endorsement of the TCFD* and are promoting initiatives in line with TCFD recommendations on disclosures of risks and opportunities related to climate change.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures: Framework for promoting disclosure of information on the impacts of climate change on the operations of companies and institutions and their actions to address these impacts.