GRI Standards Content Index

Correspondence between the CSR activities of the Asahi Kasei Group and GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards 2016

Universal Standards

Disclosure Number Disclosure Corresponding Content
Organizational profile
102-1 Name of the organization Corporate Profile
Group Companies
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Product categories
102-3 Location of headquarters Corporate Profile
102-4 Location of operations Asahi Kasei Worldwide
102-5 Ownership and legal form Group Companies
Corporate Governance
102-6 Markets served Asahi Kasei Worldwide
102-7 Scale of the organization Corporate Profile
Financial Information
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Corporate Profile
Corporate Governance Report
102-9 Supply chain
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Editorial policy
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
Responsible Care at Asahi Kasei
102-12 External initiatives CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
Managing chemical substances
102-13 Membership of associations CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
Responsible Care at Asahi Kasei
Managing chemical substances
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker Management Message
Asahi Kasei Report
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Corporate Governance Report
Ethics and integrity
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior Group Philosophy
CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
Compliance system
Responsible Care at Asahi Kasei
Supplier relationships
Human resources development
Community fellowship
Policy Statements
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Compliance system
102-18 Governance structure Corporate Governance
102-19 Delegating authority Corporate Governance
CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees Corporate Officers
Asahi Kasei Report
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body Corporate Governance
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Corporate Governance
102-25 Conflicts of interest Corporate Governance
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values,and strategy Corporate Governance
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts Corporate Governance
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Corporate Governance
Risk management
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting Risk management
102-33 Communicating critical concerns CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns Compliance system
102-35 Remuneration policies
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Corporate Governance Report
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration Corporate Governance Report
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio
Stakeholder engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder groups CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Communication between management and labor
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Corporate Citizenship
Reporting practice
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Group Companies
Asahi Kasei Worldwide
Corporate Governance Report
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries Editorial policy
CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-47 List of material topics CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
102-48 Restatements of information Editorial policy
102-49 Changes in reporting As noted on the relevant pages
102-50 Reporting period Editorial policy
102-51 Date of most recent report Editorial policy
102-52 Reporting cycle Editorial policy
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Inquiries
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55 GRI content index GRI Standards Content Index (this page)
102-56 External assurance Third-Party Assessment
103 : Management Approach
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group
103-2 The management approach and its components CSR at the Asahi Kasei Group and the policy and management framework shown on relevant pages
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach

Topic-specific Standards

Disclosure Number Disclosure Page number(s) and/or URL(s)
Economic topics
201 : Economic Performance
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change The global environment
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans
201-4 Financial assistance received from government Not applicable
202 : Market Presence
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
203 : Indirect Economic Impacts
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Public outreach
Community fellowship
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts
204 : Procurement Practices
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Supplier relationships
205 : Anti-corruption
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures Compliance system
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Compliance system
206 : Anti-compretitive Behavior
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Compliance system
Environmental topics
301 : Materials
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume Global environmental measures of Asahi Kasei
301-2 Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials Recycling
302 : Energy
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization The global environment
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Climate change
303 : Water
303-1 Water withdrawal by source Recycling
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water Not applicable
303-3 Water recycled and reused
304 : Biodiversity
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas Not applicable
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity Biodiversity
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Biodiversity
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations Not applicable
305 : Emissions
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions Climate change
Environmental data
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions Climate change
Environmental data
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions Climate change
305-4 GHG emissions intensity
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions Climate change
Environmental data
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) Not applicable
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur oxides (SOx), and other significant air emissions Recycling
Environmental data
306 : Effluents and Waste
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination Recycling
Environmental data
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method Recycling
Environmental data
306-3 Significant spills Not applicable
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste Environmental data
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff Not applicable
307 : Environmental Compliance
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Not applicable
308 : Supplier Environmental Assessment
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Supplier relationships
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
Social topics
401 : Employment
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Advancing diversity
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees Human resources development
Balancing work and family life
401-3 Parental leave Balancing work and family life
402 : Labor/Management Relations
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes
403 : Occupational Health and Safety
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees Workplace safety, hygiene, and health
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Workplace safety, hygiene, and health
403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Workplace safety, hygiene, and health
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions Workplace safety, hygiene, and health
404 : Training and Education
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Human resources development
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Human resources development
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
405 : Diversity and Equal Opportunity
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Advancing diversity
Corporate Officers
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
406 : Non-discrimination
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
407 : Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Not applicable
408 : Child Labor
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor Not applicable
409 : Forced or Compulsory Labor
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor Not applicable
410 : Security Practices
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures
411 : Rights of Indigenous Peoples
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples Not applicable
412 : Human Rights Assessment
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening
413 : Local Communities
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Public outreach
Community fellowship
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities Not applicable
414 : Suplier Social Assessment
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Supplier relationships
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
415 : Public Policy
415-1 Political contributions
416 : Customer Health and Safety
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Quality assurance
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services
417 : Marketing and Labeling
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling Managing chemical substances
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications
418 : Customer Privacy
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
419 : Socioeconomic Compliance
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area