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Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

GRI Standard Contents Index

This website was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core option.

Disclosure Number Title Location and Notes
General Standard Disclosures
Organizational profile
102-1Name of the organizationCompany>Corporate Profile
102-2Activities, brands, products, and servicesOur Business
102-3Location of headquartersCompany>Corporate Profile
102-4Location of operationsCompany>Our Group Companies
102-5Ownership and legal formCompany>Corporate Profile
102-6Markets servedOur Business
102-7Scale of the organizationCompany>Corporate Profile
102-8Information on employees and other workersStatus of Employment
102-9Supply chainIntegrated Report 2019 P22-23
102-10Signicant changes to the organization and its supply chainNot Applicable
102-11Precautionary Principle or approachCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Risk Management / Crisis Management
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
102-12External initiativesCommunication with Stakeholders
102-13Membership of associationsCommunication with Stakeholders
102-14Statement from senior decision-makerPresident's Message
Integrated Report 2020 P6-13
102-15Key impacts, risks, and opportunitiesDialogue with Stakeholders
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
Ethics and integrity
102-16Values, principles, standards, and norms of behaviorINVESTORS>Management Information>Group Philosophy and Management policy
Company>Group Policies / Corporate Governance
CSR Management
102-17Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethicsCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Compliance Promotion
102-18Governance structureCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Concept and System
102-19Delegating authorityCSR Management
102-20Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topicsCSR Management
102-21Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topicsCommunication with Stakeholders
102-22Composition of the highest governance body and its committeesCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Concept and System
102-23Chair of the highest governance bodyCompany>Corporate Governance Report
102-24Nominating and selecting the highest governance bodyCompany>Corporate Governance Report
102-25Conflicts of interestCompany>Corporate Governance Report
102-26Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategyCSR Management
102-27Collective knowledge of highest governance bodyCSR Management
Dialogue with Stakeholders
102-28Evaluating the highest governance body's performanceEvaluation Regarding the Effectiveness of the Company's Board of Directors in Fiscal 2020 — Summary of Results
102-29Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impactsMaterial Issues
CSR Management
102-30Effectiveness of risk management processesMaterial Issues
Company>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Risk Management / Crisis Management
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
102-31Review of economic, environmental, and social topicsMaterial Issues
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
102-32Highest governance body's role in sustainability reportingCSR Management
102-33Communicating critical concernsCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Compliance Promotion
Company>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Risk Management / Crisis Management
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
102-34Nature and total number of critical concernsCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Risk Management / Crisis Management
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
102-35Remuneration policiesCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Concept and System
Company>Corporate Governance Report
102-36Process for determining remunerationCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Concept and System
Company>Corporate Governance Report
102-37Stakeholders' involvement in remunerationConvocation Notice of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (P56, Japanese only)
102-38Annual total compensation ratio
102-39Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio
Stakeholder engagement
102-40List of stakeholder groupsCommunication with Stakeholders
102-41Collective bargaining agreementsHuman Resources Management
102-42Identifying and selecting stakeholdersCommunication with Stakeholders
102-43Approach to stakeholder engagementCommunication with Stakeholders
102-44Key topics and concerns raisedCommunication with Stakeholders
Dialogue with Stakeholders
Reporting practice
102-45Entities included in the consolidated nancial statementsOur Business
102-46Defining report content and topic BoundariesMaterial Issues
Editorial Policy for Sustainability Website
102-47List of material topicsMaterial Issues
102-48Restatements of information
102-49Changes in reporting
102-50Reporting periodEditorial Policy for Sustainability Website
102-51Date of most recent reportEditorial Policy for Sustainability Website
102-52Reporting cycleAnnual
102-53Contact point for questions regarding the reportEditorial Policy for Sustainability Website
102-54Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI StandardsCore option
102-55GRI content indexSustainability Reporting Guidelines
102-56External assuranceEnvironmental Achievements
103: Management Approach
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryMaterial Issues
Responsible Drinking
103-2The management approach and its componentsCSR Management
Company>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Compliance Promotion>Whistle-Blower Scheme
103-3Evaluation of the management approachCSR Management
Topic Specific Standards
201: Economic Performance
201-1Direct economic value generated and distributedINVESTORS>Financial Information
201-2Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate changeScenario Analysis (TCFD)
INVESTORS>Management Information>Business Risks
201-3Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plansFinancial report (P131, Japanese only)
201-4Financial assistance received from government
202: Market Presence
202-1Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage
202-2Proportion of senior management hired from the local communityStatus of Employment
203: Indirect Economic Impacts
203-1Infrastructure investments and services supportedCommunity
203-2Significant indirect economic impactsPromotion of CSR Procurement
Cooperation with Suppliers
204: Procurement Practices
204-1Proportion of spending on local suppliers
205: Anti-corruption
205-1Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and proceduresCompany>Group Policies>Asahi Group Anti-Bribery Principles
Company>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Compliance Promotion
205-3Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
206: Anti-competitive Behavior
206-1Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices
207-1Approach to taxCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Asahi Group's Tax Code of Conduct
207-2Tax governance, control, and risk managementCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Asahi Group's Tax Code of Conduct
207-3Stakeholder engagement and management of concerns related to taxCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Asahi Group's Tax Code of Conduct
207-4Country-by-country reportingCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Tax strategy
301: Materials
301-1Materials used by weight or volumeEnvironmental Achievements
301-2Recycled input materials usedSustainable Containers/Packaging
Activities (Sustainable Containers/Packaging)
301-3Reclaimed products and their packaging materialsPerformance (Circular Economy)
Activities (Circular Economy)
302: Energy
302-1Energy consumption within the organizationPerformance (Climate Change)
Environmental Achievements
302-2Energy consumption outside of the organizationPerformance (Climate Change)
302-3Energy intensityPerformance (Climate Change)
302-4Reduction of energy consumptionPerformance (Climate Change)
302-5Reductions in energy requirements of products and servicesPerformance (Climate Change)
303: Water and Effluents
303-1Interactions with water as a shared resourceSustainable Water Resources
Activities (Sustainable Water Resources)
303-2Management of water discharge-related impactsSustainable Water Resources
Activities (Sustainable Water Resources)
303-3Water withdrawalPerformance (Sustainable Water Resources)
303-4Water dischargePerformance (Sustainable Water Resources)
303-5Water consumptionPerformance (Sustainable Water Resources)
304: Biodiversity
304-1Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacentto, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas
304-2Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity
304-3Habitats protected or restoredActivities (Create People-to-People Connections)
304-4IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas a ected by operations
305: Emissions
305-1Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissionsPerformance (Climate Change)
Environmental Achievements
305-2Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissionsPerformance (Climate Change)
Environmental Achievements
305-3Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissionsPerformance (Climate Change)
Environmental Achievements
305-4GHG emissions intensityPerformance (Climate Change)
305-5Reduction of GHG emissionsPerformance (Climate Change)
305-6Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
305-7Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other signi cant air emissionsOther Environmental Activities
306: Waste
306-1Waste generation and significant waste-related impactsPerformance (Circular Economy)
306-2Management of significant waste-related impactsActivities (Circular Economy)
306-3Waste generatedOther Environmental Activities
306-4Waste diverted from disposalPerformance (Circular Economy)
306-5Waste directed to disposalPerformance (Circular Economy)
307: Environmental Compliance
307-1Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulationsEnvironmental Management
308: Supplier Environmental Assessment
308-1New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteriaCooperation with Suppliers
308-2Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions takenSupplier CSR Qusetionnaire
401: Employment
401-1New employee hires and employee turnoverStatus of Employment
401-2Bene ts provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employeesSupporting Diverse Ways of Working
401-3Parental leaveSupporting Diverse Ways of Working
402: Labor/Management Relations
402-1Minimum notice periods regarding operational changesHuman Resources Management
403: Occupational Health and Safety
403-1Occupational health and safety management systemFor Employee Safety
403-2Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigationFor Employee Safety
403-3Occupational health servicesFor Employee Safety
403-4Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safetyHuman Resources Management
403-5Worker training on occupational health and safetyFor Employee Safety
403-6Promotion of worker healthFor Employee Health
403-7Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationshipsFor Employee Safety
403-8Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system
403-9Work-related injuriesFor Employee Safety
403-10Work-related ill health
404: Trainingand Education
404-1Average hours of training per year per employeeHuman Resources Development
404-2Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programsHuman Resources Development
404-3Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviewsHuman Resources Management
405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity
405-1Diversity of governance bodies and employeesDiversity, Equity and Inclusion
Empowering Human Resources from Diverse Backgrounds
Company>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Concept and System
405-2Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
406: Non-discrimination
406-1Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions takenCompany>Group Policies / Corporate Governance>Compliance Promotion
407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
407-1Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk
408: Child Labor
408-1Operations and suppliers at signi cant risk for incidents of child laborHuman Rights Principles
Our Human Rights Due Diligence Process
Supplier CSR Qusetionnaire
409: Forced or Compulsory Labor
409-1Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory laborHuman Rights Principles
Our Human Rights Due Diligence Process
Supplier CSR Qusetionnaire
410: Security Practices
410-1Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures
411: Management approach disclosures
411-1Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples
412: Human Rights Assessment
412-1Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessmentsHuman Rights Principles
Our Human Rights Due Diligence Process
Supplier CSR Qusetionnaire
412-2Employee training on human rights policies or proceduresHuman Rights Principles
412-3Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening
413: Local Communities
413-1Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programsWe do not currently measure the proportion of community participation at our business facilities, but basically all our businesses engage with the local community.
413-2Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
414: Supplier Social Assessment
414-1New suppliers that were screened using social criteriaCooperation with Suppliers
414-2Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions takenPromotion of CSR Procurement
Cooperation with Suppliers
415: Public Policy
415-1Political contributions*Total political donations
416: Customer Health and Safety
416-1Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categoriesSecure Food Safety & Reliability
QA Activities in Our Supply Chain
416-2Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and servicesSecure Food Safety & Reliability
417: Marketing and Labeling
417-1Requirements for product and service information and labelingResponsible Marketing
Activities (Reduction in Inappropriate Drinking)
417-2Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labelingSecure Food Safety & Reliability
417-3Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communicationsSecure Food Safety & Reliability
418: Customer Privacy
418-1Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
419: Socioeconomic Compliance
419-1Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area

Note: Political donations in 2020 totalled 3.66 million yen.