ESG Management that Manifests Our Vision

Advancing ESG-based Management (Mid-Term Management Plan〈2019-2023〉Key Strategies)

Fulfilling corporate social responsibilities through business activities to obtain stakeholder trust and achieve continuous increases in corporate value

E (Environment): Contribute to a sustainable global environment

  • Steady promotion of the mid and long-term CO2 reduction target "Ecology Mission 2030-2050"
  • Conservation and indexing of biodiversity within our businesses
  • Efforts for waste reduction and effective use of limited global resources

S (Social): Coexistence with all our Stakeholders

  • Response to natural disasters with our supply chain to provide customers and society with safety and security
  • Value that surpasses the expectations of our customers
  • Consistent respect for Human Rights and implementing "Working Style Reform" for our entire workforce, including employees of our supply chain
  • Coexisting with the local community as a good corporate citizen, contributing to the resolution of social issues

G (Governance): Strict Compliance & Strengthened Risk Management

  • Strictly enforced compliance and strengthened risk management
  • Dissemination of corporate ethics based on our company policy of "The Analects and Abacus"
  • Comprehensive risk management (including investment risk, geopolitical risk, risk of natural disaster)
  • Practice fair and transparent corporate activities
  • Improved governance through accurate information disclosure and dialogue with all stakeholders

ESG important management indicators

GRI Materiality Analysis

Shimizu performed an analysis of materiality based on GRI standards to extract key CSR topics. The analysis was performed from two perspectives: The impact on stakeholder evaluation and decision-making, and the degree of economic, environmental, and social impact the organization has.

Results of materiality analysis as follows:

Results of materiality analysis

The impact on stakeholder evaluation and decision-making on the vertical axis shows the impact on shareholders and investors, recruits, and customers. The degree of economic, environmental, and social impact the organization has on the horizontal axis shows the impact on employee motivation (corporate culture), economic aspects, and medium- to long-term risks.

Management Approach

At Shimizu, the initiatives on each key CSR topic are undertaken by the division in charge of each of the functions. The contents of the policies, goals, responsibilities, specific measures, and other information for each key CSR topic is provided at the respective link destinations in  the Corporate Report and on the website (ESG Data and Disclosures(Reference for the GRI Standards)See the Management Approach of Material Topics ). These divisions also implement the activities aimed at achieving the specific numerical goals of the KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and other performance indicators for each respective topic.

Participation in the United Nations Global Compact

Shimizu became a member of the United Nations Global Compact in March 2013.
Simizu Corporetion is a member of the Global Compact Network Japan and is actively involved in the Human Rights Education Subcommittee (as Administrative Agent) and the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Subcommittee.
See the United Nations website for further details.

the United Nations Global Compact

10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact

Reference for the ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility)

This index lists the main requirements of the ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility) Standard and the initiatives of Shimizu Corporation that relate to these requirements.

Main Requirements Topics Activities (Web links)
Organizational Governance

Corporate Governance

Establishing a business environment

Human Rights Due diligence

Management Principles

Corporate Governance

Being a Company that Values People

Things We Request of Our Suppliers

Critical situation on human rights
Avoidance of complicity
Resolving complaints
Discrimination and the socially vulnerable
Civil and political rights
Economic, social, and cultural rights
Basic labor principles and rights
Labor Practices Employment and employment relationships

Being a company that Values People

Promoting Diversity

Initiatives in Health and Safety

Labor conditions and social protection
Social dialog
Labor safety and health
Human resource development and training in the workplace
Environment Pollution prevention

Resource Recycling, Pollution Prevention, and Water Use

Ecological Mission 2030-2050


Use of sustainable resources
Mitigating and adapting to climate change
Environmental protection, biodiversity, and restoration of natural habitats
Fair Business Practices Anti-corruption

Corporate Governance

CSR Procurement

Responsible political involvement
Fair competitio
Promoting social responsibility in the value chain
Respect for property rights
Consumer Issues Fair marketing; factual, unbiased information and fair contract practices

Delivering Customer Satisfaction through Optimal Quality
(only in Japanese)

Initiatives in Safety and Reliability
(only in Japanese)

Protecting consumer health and safety
Sustainable consumption
Consumer service, support, and complaint and dispute resolution
Consumer data protection and privacy
Access to necessary and indispensable services
Improving education and awareness
Community Participation and Development Community participation

Contributing to Society

Education and culture
Job creation and skills development
Development of and access to technolog
Wealth and income creation
Social investment

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