Takasago conducts materiality assessment, taking external opinions into consideration, and reviews its material items every year. In our materiality matrix,

Y-axis represents “importance to stakeholders”. Its items are identified based on global sustainability indexes and standards, such as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).

Identified items are discussed and fine-tuned by the Sustainability Team, taking account standpoint of diverse stakeholders. X-axis represents “influence on group’s business success”. The team also discusses this aspect for each item and plots them on the materiality matrix. It is then brought up to the corporate officers and the Board of Directors for further discussion and decision-making. Through taking these actions,

we tackle global issues and fulfill our corporate responsibility as a member of the society. This also helps enhance the corporate value in the long term. The content and boundaries of this report are defined based on the following process.

* We use the term of ‘Materiality’ as defined by the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards: “relevant topics that may reasonably be considered important for reflecting the organization’s economic, environmental and social impacts, or influencing the decisions of stakeholders.”

Process for Defining Materiality

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Process for Defining Materiality

Materiality 2021-2022

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Materialityキャプチャ