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GRI 102: General Disclosures 2016

1. Organizational profile

Disclosure Contents Omission
102-1 Name of the organization Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2)  
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services History of Explorations Taken On by Capitalizing on Core Competencies (Annual Report 2017 P3-4),
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Functional Materials (Annual Report 2017 P29-30)
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Automotive Products (Annual Report 2017 P31-32)
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Energy Storage Devices and Systems (Annual Report 2017 P33-34)
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Life Sciences (Annual Report 2017 P35-36)
 
102-3 Location of headquarters Back cover (Annual Report 2017 C4)  
102-4 Location of operations Company Brochure  
102-5 Ownership and legal form Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2)  
102-6 Markets served History of Explorations Taken On by Capitalizing on Core Competencies (Annual Report 2017 P3-4),
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Functional Materials (Annual Report 2017 P29-30)
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Automotive Products (Annual Report 2017 P31-32)
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Energy Storage Devices and Systems (Annual Report 2017 P33-34)
Initiatives of Key Businesses—Life Sciences (Annual Report 2017 P35-36)
 
102-7 Scale of the organization Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2),
Trends in Management Indicators (Annual Report 2017 P9-10)
 
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Social Data  
102-9 Supply chain Fair Relationships with Suppliers  
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2)  
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach Risk Management  
102-12 External initiatives Participating in Initiatives, More Opportunities for Women  
102-13 Membership of associations Hitachi Chemical is a member of Keidanren (the Japan Business Federation).  

2. Strategy

3. Ethics and integrity

4. Governance

Disclosure Contents Omission
102-18 Governance structure Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)  
102-19 Delegating authority Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures (Annual Report 2017 P43-46), CSR Promotion System  
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures (Annual Report 2017 P43-46), CSR Promotion System  
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures (Annual Report 2017 P43-46), CSR Promotion System  
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures,
Appointment of Directors and Executive Officers and Independence of Outside Directors (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)
, Board of Directors and Executive Officers (Annual Report 2017 P47-48)
 
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)  
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures,
Appointment of Directors and Executive Officers and Independence of Outside Directors (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)
 
102-25 Conflicts of interest Corporate Governance  
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy Hitachi Chemical Corporate Governance Guidelines  
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body Governance (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)  
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance Governance (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)  
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts Risk Management  
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Risk Management  
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics CSR Promotion System  
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting CSR Promotion System  
102-33 Communicating critical concerns Risk Management  
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns Risk Management  
102-35 Remuneration policies Governance (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)  
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Governance (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)  
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration  
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio  
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio  

5. Stakeholder engagement

Disclosure Contents Omission
102-40 List of stakeholder groups Engagement with Stakeholders  
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Our Relationship with Labor Unions  
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders Engagement with Stakeholders  
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement Engagement with Stakeholders  
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Engagement with Stakeholders,
Hitachi Chemical's Value Creation and Materiality
 

6. Reporting practice

Disclosure Contents Omission
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2)  
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries Hitachi Chemical's Value Creation and Materiality  
102-47 List of material topics Hitachi Chemical's Value Creation and Materiality  
102-48 Restatements of information Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2)  
102-49 Changes in reporting Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2), Environmental Data  
102-50 Reporting period Editorial Policy (Annual Report 2017 P2)  
102-51 Date of most recent report July 2016  
102-52 Reporting cycle One year  
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Contact Us : CSR  
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards  
102-55 GRI content index This page shows GRI Content Index.  
102-56 External assurance Independent Assurance Report  

Topic-specific Standards

Economy

GRI 103: MANAGEMENT APPROACH 2016

ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Trends in Management Indicators (Annual Report 2017 P9-10)  
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change Risk Management,
Business Programs for Social Needs,
Promotion of Sustainable Engineering,
Carbon Management Strategy
 
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Financial Section  
201-4 Financial assistance received from government  

MARKET PRESENCE 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage  
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community  

INDIRECT ECONOMIC IMPACTS 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Social Contribution Expenditures  
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts Business Programs for Social Needs  

PROCUREMENT PRACTICES 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers  

ANTI-CORRUPTION 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption  
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures Anticorruption Measures, Compliance Training and Audits  
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken  

ANTI-COMPETITIVE BEHAVIOR 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Anti-Trust Act Rigorously Observed  

Environment

GRI 103: MANAGEMENT APPROACH 2016

MATERIALS 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume Material Balance  
301-2 Recycled input materials used Material Balance  
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials Material Balance  

ENERGY 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization Environmental Data, Energy Consumption  
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization  
302-3 Energy intensity Environmental Data, Energy Consumption  
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Environmental Data, Energy Consumption  
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services  

WATER 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
303-1 Water withdrawal by source Material Balance, Input of Water Resources, Environmental Data  
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water  
303-3 Water recycled and reused Material Balance, Environmental Data  

BIODIVERSITY 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas Preserving Biodiversity  
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity  
304-3 Habitats protected or restored  
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations Preserving Biodiversity  

EMISSIONS 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions Environmental Data, Greenhouse Gas Emissions  
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions Environmental Data, Greenhouse Gas Emissions  
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions Scope 3, Environmental Data  
305-4 GHG emissions intensity Environmental Data, Greenhouse Gas Emissions  
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions Scope 3  
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)  
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions Environmental Data, Air Pollution and its Impacts on Living Environments  

EFFLUENTS AND WASTE 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination Environmental Data, Material Balance  
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method Environmental Data, Material Balance, Waste  
306-3 Significant spills Preventing Soil Contamination and Hazardous Substance Leaks  
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste  
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff  

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations  

SUPPLIER ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria New Supplier Selection  
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken CSR-Based Procurement and Audits  

Society

GRI 103: MANAGEMENT APPROACH 2016

EMPLOYMENT 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Social Data  
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees  
401-3 Parental leave Social Data  

LABOR/MANAGEMENT RELATIONS 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes Our Relationship with Labor Unions  

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management_worker health and safety committees  
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Initiatives for Occupational Safety and Health, Application of OHSAS 18001  
403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Initiatives for Occupational Safety and Health  
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions  

TRAINING AND EDUCATION 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee  
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Enhancing Employee Capabilities and Career Development  
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Fair and Balanced Personnel Evaluations  

DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Social Data, Promoting Diversity,
Measures to Strengthen Corporate Governance Structures (Annual Report 2017 P43-46)
 
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men More Opportunities for Women  

NON-DISCRIMINATION 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Respect for Human Rights  

FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk  

CHILD LABOR 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor  

FORCED OR COMPULSORY LABOR 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor  

SECURITY PRACTICES 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures  

RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples  

HUMAN RIGHTS ASSESSMENT 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments  
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures Respect for Human Rights  
412-3 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures  

LOCAL COMMUNITIES 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Social Contribution Activities,
Sakura Café Initiative
 
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities  

SUPPLIER SOCIAL ASSESSMENT 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria New Supplier Selection  
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken CSR-Based Procurement and Audits  

CUSTOMER HEALTH AND SAFETY 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories  
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services  

MARKETING AND LABELING 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling Disclosing Product Environmental Information  
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling  
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications  

CUSTOMER PRIVACY 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Ensuring Strict Adherence to Information Security  

SOCIOECONOMIC COMPLIANCE 2016

Disclosure Contents Omission
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Anti-Trust Act Rigorously Observed,
Compliance Counseling and Whistle-Blowing System
 
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