Editing Policy

The Nisshinbo Group discloses its sustainability promotion activities on its website to report them to a broad range of stakeholders.

1. Period Covered

In principle, centers on FY2022* (January 1, 2022–December 31, 2022).

* Following the approval of the “Partial Change of the Articles of Incorporation” at the 175th General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 28, 2018, the Company changed the fiscal year-end from March 31 to December 31, starting in the fiscal year that ended in December 2018. As a result, the consolidated fiscal year that ended in December 2018 was a transitional period with an irregular fiscal year adjusted for changes in the fiscal periods of the Company and consolidated subsidiaries as follows: the Company and consolidated subsidiaries switching from fiscal years ending in March (nine-month consolidation from April 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018); consolidated subsidiaries switching from fiscal years.

2. Scope

In FY2022, a total of 100 companies, including Nisshinbo Holdings and 99 consolidated subsidiaries, were counted.

3. Guidelines Used for Reference

  • ・Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2018, Japan’s Ministry of the Environment
  • ・Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005, Japan's Ministry of the Environment
  • ・Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) Recommended Disclosures
  • ・Global Reporting Initiative “GRI standard”
  • ・ISO26000

Environmental Disclosure

The Nisshinbo Group discloses information in the Integrated Report and on its website in order to satisfy the disclosure requirements of the Environmental Reporting Guidelines (2018 edition) published by the Ministry of the Environment on June 29, 2018.

Items to be reported according to Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2018

(1) Top management’s commitments
(2) Governance
(3) Stakeholder engagement
(4) Risk management
(5) Business model
(6) Value chain management
(7) Long-term vision
(8) Strategy
(9) Methodology fort identifying material environmental issues
(10) The entity’s material environmental issues
Management orientation Soundness of the organizational structure Environmental performance information