Initiatives for the materialities

We have set goals to be achieved with respect to materialities identified in 2019, with the aims of fulfilling our social responsibilities as a global enterprise and improving sustainability of our operations.

Going forward, we will continue to promote initiatives in a manner that involves implementing the cyclical plan-do-check-act (PDCA) management approach.

Priority Topic 1 : Creating environments where all employees can demonstrate their maximum capabilities

Materialities Reasons why it was determined to be significant Targets for the fiscal year Medium-term targets Main SDGs that it contributes to
1 Ensuring employee safety and health Ensure the safety and raises the productivity of employees, the Group's most important management resource
  • Reduce workplace injuries: 0 incidents of workplace injuries
  • Encourage employees to undergo health checkups: 100% compliance
  • 0 incidents of workplace injuries
  • Employee health maintenance
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
2 Creating positive and rewarding work environments Raise the motivation, satisfaction, and productivity of employees, the Group's most important management resource
  • Examine and introduce systems for achieving diverse styles of work
  • Reduce extended working hours: Achieve 5% reduction in average amount of overtime worked per employee
  • Achieve diverse styles of work that enable employees to work enthusiastically
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
3 Human resources development worldwide Achieve growth of employees, the Group's most important management resource
Secure human resources as a global enterprise
  • Strengthen training to nurture next generation of executive leaders
  • Develop locally-based leaders overseas
  • Strengthen human resources development to actively promote expansion and development of business operations worldwide leveraging effects of the integration serving as the MinebeaMitsumi Group
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
4 Diversity promotion worldwide Secure employees, the Group's most important management resource
Promote respect for human rights and INTEGRATION among employees
  • Continuously promote empowerment of our female employees
  • Achieve statutory rate of employment with respect to hiring people with disabilities and retain such employees: More than 2.2% employment of people with disabilities
  • Develop an environment that empowers employees irrespective of their nationality, cultural background, origins, etc.
  • Increase the proportion of female managers (aim to achieve double the number in 2021 relative to 2016)
GOAL 5: Gender Equality GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

Priority Topic 2 : Creating new value that contributes to the development of society

Materialities Reasons why it was determined to be significant Targets for the fiscal year Medium-term targets Main SDGs that it contributes to
5 Creating environmentally friendly products Contribute to solutions to increasingly severe environmental issues
Respond to increasing calls from customers to enhance environmental performance
  • Green Products to account for 81% of net sales
  • Increase the proportion of net sales attributable to Green Products (at least 90% in the fiscal year ending March 2029)
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
6 Contributing to dialogue with and the development of local communities Gain trust at business sites around the world
Maintain business continuity through regional development
  • Develop and reinforce the Group's sustainability management framework in line with the business integration
  • Set goals for each relevant division in relation to materialities
  • Continue to promote dialogue with communities at our domestic and overseas locations
  • Engage in public relations through the media in a manner that enables our stakeholders to gain a deeper understanding of the Company's business operations
  • Continue to actively disclose information regarding business plan progress and measures
  • Continue to actively communicate with domestic and overseas investors
  • Promote CSR management based on materialities relating to sustainability through an understanding of stakeholder expectations and requests
  • Continue initiatives that instill the notion of sustainability at our domestic and overseas locations
  • Contribute to improving corporate value over the medium to long term and furthermore gain the understanding and trust of our stakeholders by promoting information disclosure and communications
GOAL 1: No Poverty GOAL 4: Quality Education GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
7 Creating solutions to social issues Respond to increasing calls from customers to solve social problems
Raise productivity through technological advances
  • Incorporate a social issue perspective into processes for evaluating technology development
  • Develop key components and technologies in fields that include labor savings and automation in factories
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Priority Topic 3 : Ensuring stable supplies of the precision products that support society

Materialities Reasons why it was determined to be significant Targets for the fiscal year Medium-term targets Main SDGs that it contributes to
8 Providing safe and reliable products As a manufacturer of parts used in all types of products, ensure improvement and reliability of product performance
  • Create mechanisms tailored to improving skills of employees
  • Introduce and develop unified bar code labels for MITSUMI products
  • Improve packing for marine shipping containers to improve loading efficiency and quality
  • Build and standardize a unified quality management system to support expansion and development of business operations worldwide
  • Improve loading efficiency by introducing unified bar code labels across the Minebea Group
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
9 Practicing responsible procurement Ensure the continuity of the entire supply chain
Reduce reputation risks
  • Confirm status of efforts to promote CSR achieved by MITSUMI ELECTRIC's suppliers in Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines by using the "CSR Procurement Self-assessment Checklist"
  • Confirm U-Shin's status of CSR procurement, confirm status of efforts to promote CSR achieved by its suppliers based on the "CSR Procurement Guidelines," and promote initiatives in that regard
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
10 Reinforcing risk management Avert crises and minimize loss incurred at times of crisis by pre-identifying risks facing the enterprise
  • Implement compliance training as part of rank-based training: 100% enrollment
  • Implement e-learning drawing on awareness survey findings: Enrollment of more than 90%
  • Reinforce training on power harassment
  • Strengthen the framework for gathering information on compliance worldwide
  • Reinforce training on trade compliance
  • Upgrade BCP relating to epidemics at the Shanghai Plant in China, and extend it to the Group's major locations
  • Acquire certification under the ISO 22301 international standard for business continuity management systems at the Ayutthaya Plant and Ban Wa Plant in Thailand
  • Confirm and coordinate with the risk management framework of ABLIC
  • Build and reinforce the global compliance framework in a manner that supports expansion and development of business operations worldwide
  • Sufficiently reinforce trade compliance as a global enterprise
  • Develop BCP at locations of the MinebeaMitsumi Group upon its expansion due to the business integration
GOAL 13: Climate Action

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