Corporate Social Responsibility

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CSR Report 2012 GRI Guideline Index

The EBARA Group CSR Report 2012 discloses information in accordance with the reporting framework of GRI Sustainability Reporting Guideline Ver. 3.1. According to in-house check, it was judged to be equivalent to the Application Level C.

Profile Disclosure Description Page (Booklet) Web Posted Place
1.1
Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization. 4-5 Message from the Management
1.2
Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities. 4-5 Message from the Management
12-13 Medium-Term Management Plan E-Plan 2013 and CSR
2.1
Name of the organization. 6 About the EBARA Group
Back Cover
2.2
Primary brands, products, and/or services. 6-7 About the EBARA Group
8-9 EBARA Group - Supporting society, industry and life
2.3
Operational structure of the organization, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures. 6 About the EBARA Group
2.4
Location of organization's headquarters. 6 About the EBARA Group
2.5
Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report. 6 About the EBARA Group
2.6
Nature of ownership and legal form. 6 About the EBARA Group
2.7
Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers/beneficiaries). 6 About the EBARA Group
12 Medium-Term Management Plan E-Plan 2013 and CSR
2.8
Scale of the reporting organization. 6-7 About the EBARA Group
2.9
Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership. N/A  
2.10
Awards received in the reporting period. 25 Realizing the Qualities Sought by Our Customers
30 Ready to Respond Promptly to Increasingly Critical Needs
47 External Assessment
Report Profile
3.1
Reporting period (e.g., fiscal/calendar year) for information provided. 2 Editorial Policy
3.2
Date of most recent previous report (if any). 2 Editorial Policy
3.3
Reporting cycle (annual, biennial, etc.) 2 Editorial Policy
3.4
Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents. 2 Editorial Policy
Scope and Boundary of Report
3.5
Process for defining report content. 2 Editorial Policy
3.6
Boundary of the report (e.g., countries, divisions, subsidiaries, leased facilities, joint ventures, suppliers). See GRI Boundary Protocol for further guidance. 2 Editorial Policy
3.7
State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report (see completeness principle for explanation of scope). 2 Editorial Policy
3.8
Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organizations. 24 Delivering More Integrated Services than Ever
3.9
Data measurement techniques and the bases of calculations, including assumptions and techniques underlying estimations applied to the compilation of the Indicators and other information in the report. Explain any decisions not to apply, or to substantially diverge from, the GRI Indicator Protocols. 43 Emission Coefficient
3.10
Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement (e.g.,mergers/acquisitions, change of base years/periods, nature of business, measurement methods). N/A  
3.11
Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary, or measurement methods applied in the report. N/A  
GRI Content Index
3.12
Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report. Web  
Assurance
3.13
Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report. 46 Third-party Comments
Governance
4.1
Governance structure of the organization, including committees under the highest governance body responsible for specific tasks, such as setting strategy or organizational oversight. 16-17 Corporate Governance
4.2
Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer. -  
4.3
For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number and gender of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members. 16-17 Corporate Governance
4.4
Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body. 23 Information Disclosed by the EBARA Group to Key Stakeholders and Opportunities for Communication
37 Labor-Management Communication
4.5
Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives (including departure arrangements), and the organization's performance (including social and environmental performance). 17 Amount of Compensation Paid to Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (FY Ended March 31, 2012)
4.6
Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided. 17 Outline of EBARA's Corporate Governance Framework
4.7
Process for determining the composition, qualifications, and expertise of the members of the highest governance body and its committees, including any consideration of gender and other indicators of diversity. 16 Corporate Governance Structure
4.8
Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance and the status of their implementation. 4-5 Message from the Management
14 EBARA Group's Code of Conduct
4.9
Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance, including relevant risks and opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct, and principles. 4-5 Message from the Management
14 System for Promoting CSR
15 Global Compact
4.10
Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance. 14 CSR Committee
20 Compliance Promotion System
Commitment to External Initiatives
4.11
Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. 18-19 Internal Control and Risk Management
42 Environmental Audits of Construction Work (check at the facility planning stage)
4.12
Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses. 4-5 Message from the Management
15 Global Compact
4.13
Memberships in associations (such as industry associations) and/or national/international advocacy organizations in which the organization: * Has positions in governance bodies; * Participates in projects or committees; * Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues; or * Views membership as strategic. N/A  
Stakeholder Engagement
4.14
List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization. 2, 3 Involvement with Our Stakeholders
23 Information Disclosure and Communication
4.15
Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage. 2, 3 Involvement with Our Stakeholders
23 Information Disclosure and Communication
4.16
Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group. 2, 3 Involvement with Our Stakeholders
23 Information Disclosure and Communication
4.17
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. 24-33
34-41
42-45
Reporting from each stakeholder
Economic
Disclosure on Management Approach 7 Summary of Business Results
12 Medium-Term Management Plan
Economic performance
EC1
Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments. 7 Summary of Business Results
41 Social Welfare (Disaster Relief Support)
EC2
Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change. 44 Visualizing Environmental Risks
Web Environmental Accounting
Market presence
EC6
Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation. 34 Procurement policy
Indirect economic impacts
EC8
Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit through commercial, in-kind, or pro bono engagement. 26 Contribution to an emergency free-aid project for the area stricken by a flood in Thailand
41 Social Welfare (Earthquake Disaster Relief Support)
Environmental
Disclosure on Management Approach 42 Environmental Vision, Environmental Objectives
Materials
EN1
Materials used by weight or volume. web EBARA Group Business Activities and Environmental Impact
Energy
EN3
Direct energy consumption by primary energy source. 43 Major Environmental Performance Data
Web EBARA Group Business Activities and Environmental Impact
EN4
Indirect energy consumption by primary source. Web EBARA Group Business Activities and Environmental Impact
EN5
Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements. 45 Approaches to Saving Power in the Summer of 2011
EN6
Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services, and reductions in energy requirements as a result of these initiatives. 45 Case Studies of EBARA Product Implementations of Environmental Actions
Water
EN8
Total water withdrawal by source. Web EBARA Group Business Activities and Environmental Impact
Biodiversity
EN11
Location and size of land owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas. N/A  
EN12
Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas. N/A  
EN13
Habitats protected or restored. Web Activities for Biodiversity
EN14
Strategies, current actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity. 44 Biodiversity Survey of the Green Space at the Fujisawa District
Web Activities for Biodiversity
EN15
Number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk. N/A  
Emissions, effluents and waste
EN16
Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. 43 Change in CO2 Emissions
EN18
Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved. 45 Approaches to Saving Power in the Summer of 2011
EN20
NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions by type and weight. Web Environmental Performance Data > Data of Emissions in the Air
EN21
Total water discharge by quality and destination. Web Environmental Performance Data > Data of Discharged Water
EN22
Total weight of waste by type and disposal method. 43 Major Environmental Performance Data
Web EBARA Group Business Activities and Environmental Impact
EN23
Total number and volume of significant spills. N/A  
EN24
Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally. N/A  
Products and services
EN26
Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services, and extent of impact mitigation. 45 Case Studies of EBARA Product Implementations of Environmental Actions
Compliance
EN28
Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations. N/A  
Transport
EN29
Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce. Web Environmental Performance Data > EBARA Group Business Activities and Environmental Impact
Overall
EN30
Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type. Web Environmental Accounting
Social: Product Responsibility
Disclosure on Management Approach
Product and service labelling
PR4
Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes. N/A  
PR5
Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction. 25 Fluid Machinery & Systems Company "For Greater Customer Satisfaction (Productivity)"
27 Elliott "Customer Support and Pursuing Global Product Quality"
30 A New Approach to Improving Quality
Marketing communications
PR6
Programs for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship. web Complying with Laws and Regulations
PR7
Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship by type of outcomes. N/A  
Customer privacy
PR8
Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data. N/A  
Compliance
PR9
Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services. N/A  
Social: Labor Practices and Decent Work
Disclosure on Management Approach 36 Working to Develop Human Resources for the Coming Century
Employment
LA1
Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender. 6 EBARA Group
38 Diversity Data for Principal Group Companies
LA15
Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender. 38 Number of Child-Care Leaves Taken
Labor/management relations
LA4
Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. 37 100% for a Union Shop System
Occupational health and safety
LA6
Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs. 39 Occurrence of Occupational Accidents in Key Group Companies
LA7
Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region and by gender. 39 Occurrence of Occupational Accidents in Key Group Companies
LA8
Education, training, counseling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases. 38-39 Industrial Health and Safety, Better-Living-for-Employees Program, Mental Health Measures
Training and education
LA11
Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings. 37 Developing Human Resources across the EBARA Group
Diversity and equal opportunity
LA13
Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity. 38 Diversity Data for Principal Group Companies
Social: Human Rights
Disclosure on Management Approach 14-15 Corporate Philosophy and CSR
Investment and procurement practices
HR3
Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained. 15 CSR Lecture
36 Human Rights Training
Non-discrimination
HR4
Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken. N/A  
Child labor
HR6
Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor. 14 10 Principles of the Global Compact
34 CSR Procurement Guidelines
Prevention of forced and compulsory labor
HR7
Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor. 14 10 Principles of the Global Compact
34 CSR Procurement Guidelines
Social: Society
Disclosure on Management Approach 40  
Local communities
SO1
Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs. 40-41 For Communities and Society
SO9
Operations with significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities. N/A  
SO10
Prevention and mitigation measures implemented in operations with significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities. N/A  
Corruption
SO2
Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption. 18 Risk Management System
19 Risk Management Measures and Status
SO4
Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption. N/A  
Public policy
SO5
Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying. N/A  
SO6
Total value of financial and in-kind contributions to political parties, politicians, and related institutions by country. N/A  
Anti-competitive behavior
SO7
Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes. N/A  
Compliance
SO8
Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations. N/A