CITIZEN Group’s Materiality (significant issues)

CITIZEN Group’s Materiality

The CITIZEN Group contemplated social issues important to society andour stakeholders, and examined them against our corporate philosophy, code of conduct, and business strategies from our medium-term management plan, and designated the following 6 topics as material (significant issues).

Strengthening corporate governance

With the goal of continually improving the CITIZEN Group’s corporate value, we streamline our organization and company systems to conduct affairs efficiently throughout the group, build an oversight mechanisms, and ensure transparent and sound management.

Comprehensive Risk Management

The CITIZEN Group promote risk management to prevent all kinds of risk involving cross-sectional and individual undertakings, and to enable business to continue while taking into consideration the safety of employees and local communities in the event of an emergency.

Thorough compliance

The group as a whole promotes thorough compliance as a core element of management, an action that is key to thoroughly spreading the “CitizenGroup Code of Conduct”.

Creating a pleasant work environment

We improve our corporate climate so that it recognizes diversity and enhances one another’s skills. We accomplish a work environment where everyone can work in safety and peace of mind.

Advancing Responsible Procurement

With the aim of optimizing procurement activities throughout the group, together with our suppliers, we are working to resolve social issues in the supply chain.

Promoting Environmental Innovation

We endeavor to reduce environmental load of/by CITIZEN Group products and in the value chain business process.

The CITIZEN Group’s Materiality and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By linking the topics considered material to the CITIZEN Group to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) serves to reaffirm the importance of a sustainable society and clarifies anew what the CITIZEN Group can do to that end through its business activities.
The CITIZEN Group is taking long-term action and working earnestly to realize a sustainable society to take responsibility as a member of international society and become a ‘solid global company.’