CSR Targets and Results

Our major CSR activities carried out in FY 2020 are as follows.

◎: Overachieved◯: Achieved or almost achieved△: 70% or less achieved: N/A

Compliance

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Continue to implement the regular on-line compliance quizzes
- Continue to update Dr. Compliance’s Word and Quiz of the Day every business day
- Implement the compliance quizzes regularly once a year
- Dr. Compliance’s Word and Quiz of the Day: Updated almost every business day
- Compliance quizzes: Conducted once (December - January)
◯ Continue to implement the regular on-line compliance quizzes
- Continue to update Dr. Compliance’s Word and Quiz of the Day every business day
- Implement regular compliance quizzes once a year
Continue the educational activities to senior management on compliance awareness (every quarter) Compliance briefing for senior management: Conducted in Feb. ◯ Continue the educational activities to maintain and raise compliance awareness among senior management (once every six months in principle)
Conduct the periodic compliance awareness survey (annually) Conducted once (June - July) ◯ Conduct the periodic compliance awareness survey (annually)

Cases reported to the SII helpline and processed by the consultation service: 7

Risk Management

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Continue to implement and promote the group-wide risk management activities Implemented PDCA for evaluation and management of key risks (Took 26 actions) ◯ Continue to implement and promote the group-wide risk management activities

Intellectual Property

The number of SII's patents  In Japan: 1,505  Outside Japan: 1,466

Customer Satisfaction

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Continue the efforts for customer satisfaction improvement Continued the efforts at the Customer Service Office ◯ Continue the efforts for customer satisfaction improvement

Quality Assurance and Product Safety

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Product safety check:
Conduct the check on the target products for 100%
Checking of the target products fully completed ◯ Conduct the check on the target products for 100%.
Operation process check: Review the method and implement the check while preventing the spread of COVID-19 Cancelled the on-site check due to travel restrictions and conducted the self-check ◯ Conduct either a remote or on-site check depending on the status of COVID-19 infection

Respect for Human Rights

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Create a human resources map for sites outside Japan
- Complete 50% of Job category map creation
Unable to provide face-to-face guidance due to the COVID-19 pandemic; provided remote guidance to HR at the sites outside Japan on the purpose and method of creating job category maps ◯ Since the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to continue, only the job maps of sales companies are scheduled to be completed (Target: Sales companies)

Childcare leave taken by 16 employees  Short-hours work for childcare taken 17 employees

Safety and Health

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
The SII Group comprehensive safety inspection (self-inspection):
- Conduct the inspection at all sites in Japan and at manufacturing sites outside Japan
Conducted the inspection at all sites in Japan and at manufacturing sites outside Japan
- Take corrective action at each site
◯ The SII Group comprehensive safety inspection (self-inspection):
Conduct the inspection at all sites in Japan and at manufacturing sites outside Japan
Hold the lifesaving seminars at sites in Japan Cancelled at all sites due to the COVID-19 pandemic
→0 participants
◯ Examine implementation methods including how to deal with the situation based on assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Implementation rate for the specific health checkups: 87.6% 85.4%* ◯ 87.0%
Implementation rate for the specific health guidance: 51.0% 37.0%* ◯ 52.3%

* The percentages are the forecasts as of July 2021.

Coexistence with Society

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Continue the local contribution activities at each site Carried out local cleanup activities, contributions, tree planting activities, etc. ◯ Continue the local contribution activities at each site
Continue to implement the field-study and internship programs at each site Cancelled at all sites due to the COVID-19 pandemic ◯ Examine implementation methods including how to deal with the situation based on assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Purchasing Activities with Fairness and Integrity

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Continue the buyer education Implemented education: 79 participants ◯ Continue the buyer education
Continue the implementation of supplier certification systems, and review the system - Continued the implementation
- Reviewed the system
◯ Continue the implementation of supplier certification system

Creation of Eco-friendly Products

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Increase the sales rate of Green Products 95% or more for the entire SII 99.5% ◎ Maintain the rate at 95% or more for the entire SII
Increase the number of High Grade Green Products (Due to revision of the system, actual results to be ascertained) Former system: 1 (Due to revision of the system, actual results to be ascertained)

Control of Chemical Substances Contained in Products

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Ensure products free of cadmium, hexavalent chromium, mercury, and lead Maintain the rate of products free of the substances concerned at 95% or more*1 94.2% ◯ Maintain the rate of products free of the substances concerned at 95% or more*1
Ensure products free of phthalate esters Ensure the rate of products free of phthalate esters at 95% or more*2 96.0% *3 ◎ Ensure the rate of products free of phthalate esters at 95% or more*2

*1 Completed the elimination by the end of May 2006 for products to be sold in the EU.

*2 The control of phthalates, DEHP, DBP, and DIBP, is subject to the products to be shipped to countries outside Japan.

*3 Completed the elimination by the end of May 2019 for products to be sold in the EU (for products subject to compliance with laws and regulations).

Climate Change

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Reduce energy-related CO2 emissions (Not yet set due to revision of CO2 emission factors) Total amount: 28,699 tons-CO2*1
-32.3% from FY 2019
◯ Maintenance and management (Reduce by 1% from FY 2020)
Reduce by 1% from FY 2019 at each overseas site <Reference value> Total amount: 30,173 tons-CO2
-36.9% from FY 2019
Reduce by 1% from FY 2020 at each overseas site

*1
* For fuels, the “calorific value by fuel type” and “emission factor for fuel use” of the Law Concerning the Promotion of the Measures to Cope with Global Warming are used.
* For electricity, the "emission factor by electric utility" in the Law Concerning the Promotion of Measures to Cope with Global Warming is used.
* For hot and cold water, emission factors provided by suppliers are used.
* From FY 2020, tenants, stores, warehouses, etc. were added to the scope of calculation. Company vehicles are also included.
* For stores and warehouses where the amount of electricity used cannot be specified, the amount of electricity is estimated from the floor area.

Resource Circulation

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Improve the recycling rate of wastes  Maintain the current status at sites in Japan 75% Maintain the current status
Improve by 3 points from FY 2019 at overseas sites 69% +3 points from FY 2020 at each overseas site
Reduce water use Maintain the current status at sites in Japan 322K ㎥*
-15% from FY 2019
Maintain the current status
Reduce by 1% from FY 2019 at each overseas site 182 K ㎥
-49% from FY 2019
-1% from FY 2020 at each overseas site
Reduce office paper use Reduce by 3% from FY 2019 at overseas sites 7 tons
-57% from FY 2019
-3% from FY 2020 at each overseas site

Control of Chemical Substances

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
Reduce the amount of emissions of chemical substances* Maintain the current status at sites in Japan 1.5 tons
-21% from FY 2019
Maintain the current status at sites in Japan

* Chemical substances subject to control at SII: PRTR hazardous chemical substances, HFCs, PFCs, SF6, NF3, and VOC.

Biodiversity

FY 2020 Target FY 2020 Results Evaluation FY 2021 Target
- Continue to implement initiatives based on the SII Group Land-use Guidelines on the Conservation of Biodiversity
- Continue to visualize biodiversity conservation activities at each site (e.g., wildlife surveys, photographing)
- Continued to implement the initiatives
- Reported the activities using the site reports of each site
◯ - Continue to implement initiatives based on the SII Group Land-use Guidelines on the Conservation of Biodiversity
- Promote visualization and PR of biodiversity conservation activities at each site

- Three units in Chiba continue the Supporters for Conserving the Strain of Japanese White Pine (Pinus Parviflora) under the Chiba prefecture's project, monitor the growth, and make periodic reports to Chiba prefecture
- Ohno Unit continues the Biodiversity monitoring members of Ichikawa City and conducts the monitoring of indicator organisms