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 organizationWHO WE ARE>Corporate Profile
102-2Activities, brands, products, and servicesWHO WE ARE>Our Business
102-3Location of headquartersWHO WE ARE>Corporate Profile
102-4Location of operationsWHO WE ARE>Our Group Companies
102-5Ownership and legal formWHO WE ARE>Corporate Profile
102-6Markets servedWHO WE ARE>Our Business
102-7Scale of the organizationWHO WE ARE>Corporate Profile
102-8Information on employees and other workersStatus of Employment
102-9Supply chain
102-10Signicant changes to the organization and its supply chainNot Applicable
102-11Precautionary Principle or approachWHO WE ARE>Promotion of Risk Management
102-12External initiativesCommunication with Stakeholders
102-13Membership of associationsCommunication with Stakeholders
Eco-Friendly Products
Strategy
102-14Statement from senior decision-makerPresident's Message
Annual report: Message from the CEO P12-19
102-15Key impacts, risks, and opportunitiesIntegrated Report: Business Environment (Opportunities and Risks) P61,65,69,73
Dialogue with Stakeholders
Ethics and integrity
102-16Values, principles, standards, and norms of behaviorCSR Management
102-17Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethicsCompliance Promotion Systems and Activities
Supply-Chain Management
Governance
102-18Governance structureWHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance: Stance 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 topicsCSR Management
102-22Composition of the highest governance body and its committeesWHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance: Stance and System
102-23Chair of the highest governance bodyWHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance Report
102-24Nominating and selecting the highest governance bodyWHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance Report
102-25Conflicts of interestWHO WE ARE>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 performanceAnalysis and Evaluation Regarding the Effectiveness of the Company's Board of Directors in Fiscal 2017 — Summary of Results
102-29Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impactsFocus Areas and Key Challenges
Communication with Stakeholders
102-30Effectiveness of risk management processesCSR Management
102-31Review of economic, environmental, and social topicsWHO WE ARE>Promotion of Risk Management
102-32Highest governance body's role in sustainability reportingCSR Management
102-33Communicating critical concernsWHO WE ARE>Compliance Promotion Systems and Activities
WHO WE ARE>Promotion of Risk Management
102-34Nature and total number of critical concernsWHO WE ARE>Promotion of Risk Management
102-35Remuneration policiesWHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance: Stance and System
WHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance Report
102-35Remuneration policiesWHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance: Stance and System
WHO WE ARE>Corporate Governance Report
102-37Stakeholders' involvement in remunerationConvocation Notice of The 94th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders(Available in Japanese P47)
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 agreementsEvaluation and Treatment
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 statementsEditorial Policy for Sustainability Website
102-46Defining report content and topic BoundariesCSR Management
102-47List of material topicsFocus Areas and Key Challenges
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 indexGRI Standard Index
102-56External assuranceThird-party Verification
103: Management Approach
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryFocus Areas and Key Challenges
Environment
Human Rights and Human Resources Management
Responsible Business Activities
Value Creation Utilizing Strengths of the Asahi Group
103-2The management approach and its componentsCSR Management
Environment
Human Rights and Human Resources Management
Responsible Business Activities
Value Creation Utilizing Strengths of the Asahi Group
WHO WE ARE>Long-Term Vision
Medium-Term Management Policy
Environmental Principles and Goals
WHO WE ARE>Administration of the Whistle-Blowing System
Supply-Chain Management
103-3Evaluation of the management approachThird-party Verification
Focus Areas and Key Challenges
Topic Specific Standards
Economic
201: Economic Performance
201-1Direct economic value generated and distributedIntegrated report: Roadmap for Corporate Value Enhancement P30
INVESTORS>Financial Information
201-2Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate changeINVESTORS>Business Risks
WHO WE ARE>Promotion of Risk Management
201-3Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans
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 supportedSocial Contributions Activities
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 procedures
205-3Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
206: Anti-competitive Behavior
206-1Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices
Environmental
301: Materials
301-1Materials used by weight or volumeEnvironmental Achievements
301-2Recycled input materials used
301-3Reclaimed products and their packaging materialsReduction and Recycling of Waste
302: Energy
302-1Energy consumption within the organizationReduction of Greenhouse Gases
Environmental Achievements
302-2Energy consumption outside of the organizationReduction of Greenhouse Gases
302-3Energy intensityReduction of Greenhouse Gases
302-4Reduction of energy consumptionReduction of Greenhouse Gases
302-5Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
303: Water and Effluents
303-1Interactions with water as a shared resourceReduction of Water Use and Wastewater Management
303-2Management of water discharge-related impactsReduction of Water Use and Wastewater Management
303-3Water withdrawalReduction of Water Use and Wastewater Management
303-4Water dischargeReduction of Water Use and Wastewater Management
303-5Water consumptionReduction of Water Use and Wastewater Management
304: Biodiversity
304-1Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacentto, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areasConservation of Water Resources
304-2Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity
304-3Habitats protected or restoredConservation of Water Resources
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 emissionsThird-party Verification
305-2Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissionsThird-party Verification
305-3Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissionsThird-party Verification
305-4GHG emissions intensityReduction of Greenhouse Gases
305-5Reduction of GHG emissionsReduction of Greenhouse Gases
305-6Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
305-7Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other signi cant air emissionsReducing Emissions of Environmental Pollutants
306: Effluents and Waste
306-1Water discharge by quality and destinationReduction of Water Use and Wastewater Management
306-2Waste by type and disposal methodReduction and Recycling of Waste
306-3Significant spillsReducing Emissions of Environmental Pollutants
306-4Transport of hazardous wasteNot Applicable
306-5Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runo
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 takenSupply-Chain Management
Promotion of Risk Management
Social
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 employeesWork-Life Balance
401-3Parental leaveWork-Life Balance
402: Labor/Management Relations
402-1Minimum notice periods regarding operational changesEvaluation and Treatment
403: Occupational Health and Safety
403-1Occupational health and safety management systemInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-2Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigationInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-3Occupational health servicesInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-4Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safetyEvaluation and Treatment
403-5Worker training on occupational health and safetyInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-6Promotion of worker healthInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-7Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationshipsInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-8Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system
403-9Work-related injuriesInitiatives for Employee Safety and Health
403-10Work-related ill health
404: Trainingand Education
404-1Average hours of training per year per employeeHuman Resources Development System
404-2Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programsHuman Resources Development System
404-3Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviewsEvaluation and Treatment
405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity
405-1Diversity of governance bodies and employeesEnhancing Diversity
Promotion of Diversity
Corporate Governance: Stance and System
405-2Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
406: Non-discrimination
406-1Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions takenWHO WE ARE>Compliance Promotion Systems and Activities
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 laborInitiatives on Respect for Human Rights
Cooperation with Suppliers
409: Forced or Compulsory Labor
409-1Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory laborInitiatives on Respect for Human Rights
Cooperation with Suppliers
410: Security Practices
410-1Security personnel trained in human rights policies or proceduresInitiatives on Respect for Human Rights
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 assessmentsInitiatives on Respect for Human Rights
Supply-Chain Management
Cooperation with Suppliers
412-2Employee training on human rights policies or proceduresInitiatives on Respect for Human Rights
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 takenSupply-Chain Management
Promotion 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 categoriesSecuring Food Safety and Reliability
Quality Improvement Activities
416-2Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and servicesAppropriate Response and Support to Consumers
417: Marketing and Labeling
417-1Requirements for product and service information and labelingCompliance with Laws and Regulations Related to Labeling and Adherence to Standards
417-2Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labelingCompliance with Laws and Regulations Related to Labeling and Adherence to Standards
417-3Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communicationsCompliance with Laws and Regulations Related to Labeling and Adherence to Standards
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 2018 totalled ¥4 million.