GRI Standards Comparison

To ensure appropriate disclosures, TAMRON issues reports that use the GRI as a reference as shown in the GRI Standards Comparison Table. In the process of utilizing these references, we linked the standards for each item (Economy, Environment, Society) to our Key CSR Issues, and identified 21 material topics.
Scope of the comparison table: Corporate website, Integrated Report, ESG Databook, annual securities report, Corporate Governance Report and other disclosures from TAMRON
 

TM: Material items of TAMRON
 

GRI Standard TAMRON
No. Title Related Web Page or Reasons for Omission
GRI 2: General Disclosures
1. Organizational profile
2-1 Organizational details
2-2 Entities included in the organization’s sustainability reporting
2-3 Reporting period, frequency and contact point
2-4 Restatements of information
  • Waste reduction related restatements
    • As a result of revising how some recycling is counted to determine the industrial waste recycling rate (domestic), figures were corrected as follows. FY2021: 98.1%→99.3%, FY2020: 97.4%→99.2%, FY2019: 97.6%→99.4%, FY2018: 97.4%→99.3%
    • As a result of revisions to how waste volume is counted, the figure for FY2021 was revised from 1974t to 1987t
  • For the applicable range of material items (Key CSR Issues) and the item, there is no change from the reported FY2017.
2-5 External assurance
  • Although TAMRON has verified the appropriateness of the content of the report by a third party, it is currently not a policy to receive assurance that the report meets the assurance standards.
2. Activities and Employees
2-6 Activities, value chain and other business relationships
2-7 Employees Company Profile
2-8 Workers who are not employees “ESG Databook” Diversity
3.Governance
2-9 Governance structure and composition
2-10 Nomination and selection of the highest governance body “Securities report” Corporate Governance
CSR Initiatives
2-11 Chair of the highest governance body "Corporate Governance Report"
2-12 Role of the highest governance body in overseeing the management of impacts Corporate Governance
CSR Initiatives
Initiatives Aimed at Key CSR Issues
Each responsible department (officer) communicates with each stakeholder, and the details of the communications are reported to the management through the Management Committee and CSR Committee.
Dialogue with Stakeholders
“Integrated Report” Business Development
Key Risks and Opportunities
Business and Other Risks
"Financial Results Presentation"
2-13 Delegation of responsibility for managing impacts Corporate Governance
CSR Initiatives
2-14 Role of the highest governance body in sustainability reporting We review once a year and appointed directors in charge of risk management, compliance, CSR promotion, etc.
Key Risks and Opportunities
“Securities report” Board of Directors, Corporate Governance
Our Integrated report is confirmed and approved by the management meeting consisting of directors, corporate auditors.
2-15 Conflicts of interest
2-16 Communication of critical concerns Corporate Governance
"Corporate Governance Report"
“ESG Databook”Meetings of the Board of Directors
Key Risks and Opportunities
Business and Other Risks
2-17 Collective knowledge of the highest governance body Initiatives to Comply with the Code [Principle4-11-3. Analysis/assessment of the viability of the entire board of directors]
2-18 Evaluation of the performance of the highest governance body “Securities report”Audit Status
2-19 Remuneration policies “Securities report”Remuneration of Directors
2-20 Process to determine remuneration “Securities report”Remuneration of Directors
Rationale for omitting stakeholder involvement in matters of remuneration
Information unavailable: Although we recognize it as a future issue, it is not currently adapted.
2-21 Annual total compensation ratio Rationale for omitting the percentage increase in the annual total compensation ratio
Difficulty in obtaining information: Information concerning this item has not been collected at this time. Note that TAMRON does disclose information on the total amount of remuneration for each category of officer, and the number of officers.(“Securities report”
4. Strategy, policies and practices
2-22 Statement on sustainable development strategy Top Message
“Integrated Report” Message from the President & CEO
Corporate Philosophy
Method of Identifying Key CSR Issues
2-23 Policy commitments CSR Themes for Enhancing CSR Management
Participation in the UN Global Compact
CSR procurement
TAMRON Supplier Code of Conduct
Key Risks and Opportunities
2-24 Embedding policy commitments CSR Themes for Enhancing CSR Management
We review once a year.
Key Risks and Opportunities
CSR procurement
2-25 Processes to remediate negative impacts Key Risks and Opportunities
Method of Identifying Key CSR Issues
CSR Themes for Enhancing CSR Management
2-26 Mechanisms for seeking advice and raising concerns Basic Approach to the Internal Control System and Its Development Status
2-27 Compliance with laws and regulations Compliance
2-28 Membership associations
  • Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA)
  • Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA)
  • The United Nations Global Compact
  • Global Compact Network Japan , etc.
5. Stakeholder engagement
2-29 Approach to stakeholder engagement
  • Dialogue with Stakeholders
  • TAMRON identifies customers, shareholders / investors, employees, business partners, and society (including local communities, public institutions, NGOs / NPOs) as stakeholder engaged in communication, and is communicating with the stakeholders along defined communication methods.
2-30 Collective bargaining agreements Reasons for omission
Information unavailable: Although the negotiation between labor and management is held, such Information is not currently calculated. We recognize it as a future issue, and consider our action.
GRI 3: Material items
3-1 Process to determine material topics Initiatives Aimed at Key CSR Issues
Key Risks and Opportunities
Management Method for Key CSR Issues
3-2 List of material topics Initiatives Aimed at Key CSR Issues
Key Risks and Opportunities
Management Method for Key CSR Issues
3-3 Management of material topics Management Method for Key CSR Issues
GRI 200 series (Economic topics)
GRI 201 : Economic Performance
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans
201-4 Financial assistance received from government
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Such Information is not currently calculated.
GRI 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
GRI203 : Indirect Economic Impacts (TM)
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts
GRI204 : Procurement Practices (TM)
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers
GRI205 : Anti-corruption
205-1 205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
GRI206 : Anti-competitive Behavior
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices
  • There are no legal measures that have been taken as anti-competitive activities, such as the Subcontracting Law and the Anti-Monopoly Law.
207-1 Approach to tax
207-2 Tax governance, control, and risk management
207-3 Stakeholder engagement and management of concerns related to tax
207-4 Country-by-country reporting
  • Not disclosed at this time.
GRI 300 series (Environmental topics)
GRI301 : Materials (TM)
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume
301-2 Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : Our products are not currently structured for recycling.
GRI302 : Energy (TM)
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
302-3 Energy intensity
  • TAMRON manages its reducing CO2 emissions targets on a per-unit basis, using figures for Scope 2 (purchased electricity and heat) and Scope 1 (excluding CO2 emissions from logistics) CO2 emissions.
    Environmental Objectives and Targets Achieved
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Although TAMRON considers energy saving during product use as one of its assessment items and conducts Environmentally friendly design, such Information is not currently calculated.
GRI303 (2018) : WATER AND EFFLUENTS (TM)
303-1 Interactions with water as a shared resource
303-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts
303-3 Water withdrawal “ESG Databook” Water Usage / Wastewater
303-4 Water discharge “ESG Databook” Wastewater
303-5 Water consumption
GRI304 : Biodiversity 2016
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas
  • We have confirmed that each site is not a region with high biodiversity value, so it does not match our materiality and we are not responding.
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity
  • We have confirmed that each site is not a region with high biodiversity value, so it does not match our materiality and we are not responding.
304-3 Habitats protected or restored
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations
  • We have confirmed that each site is not a region with high biodiversity value, so it does not match our materiality and we are not responding.
GRI305 : Emissions (TM)
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
  • We do not produce, import or export targeted goods.
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur oxides (SOx), and other significant air emissions
GRI306 : Effluents and Waste (TM)
306-1 Waste generation and significant waste-related impacts
306-2 Management of significant waste-related impacts
306-3 Waste generated
306-4 Waste diverted from disposal
306-5 Waste directed to disposal
GRI307 : Environmental Compliance (TM)
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
GRI308 : Supplier Environmental Assessment (TM)
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
GRI 400series (Social topics)
GRI401 : Employment (TM)
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3 Parental leave
GRI402 : Labor/Management Relations (TM)
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes
  • There are no agreements between labor and management regarding the minimum notice period for business changes, but TAMRON notifies and discusses such changes at an appropriate time.
GRI403 (2018) : Occupational Health and Safety (TM)
403-1 Occupational health and safety management system
403-2 Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation
403-3 Occupational health services
403-4 Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety
  • Several representatives of the labor union participate in the Occupational Safety and Health Committee to jointly improve occupational safety and health.
  • Occupational safety and health
403-5 Worker training on occupational health and safety
403-6 Promotion of worker health
403-7 Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships
403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system
403-9 Work-related injuries
403-10 Work-related ill health
GRI 404 : Diversity and Equal Opportunity (TM)
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: We are conducting various training, such Information is not currently calculated.
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
GRI 405 : Diversity and Equal Opportunity (TM)
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
GRI 406 : Non-discrimination (TM)
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken We have established a whistle-blowing system and a consultation service, such as the Personnel Request Desk, to respond in the event of such incidents.
GRI 407 : Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining (TM)
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk
GRI408 : Child Labor
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor
GRI 409 : Forced or Compulsory Labor (TM)
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor
GRI 410 : Security Practices
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures
  • We do not have security personnel stationed on a permanent basis, and our electronic security and safety managers conduct safe operations. Safety managers also receive education on occupational safety and health.
GRI 411 : Rights of Indigenous Peoples
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI 412 : Human Rights Assessment (TM)
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
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI 413 : Local Communities
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
  • We are communicating with local communities, but there are no projects that fall under the category of development programs.
    Social contributions
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI414 : Supplier Social Assessment (TM)
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
  • We use a self-check questionnaire (SAQ) to confirm the status of our efforts. Based on the results of the SAQ survey, we communicate with our business partners and conduct improvement activities.
    CSR procurement
GRI 415 : Public Policy
415-1 Political contributions
  • We do not make any political contributions in FY2022.
GRI 416 : Customer Health and Safety (TM)
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services
GRI 417 : Marketing and Labeling
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI 418 : Customer Privacy
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI419 : Socioeconomic Compliance
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.