GRI Guidelines

GRI Guidelines 4th version control table

GENERAL STANDARD DISCLOSURES
Strategy and Analysis
  G4-1 Provide a statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization (such as CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position)about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization's strategy for addressing sustainability. A Discussion between the President and Outside Expert
  G4-2 Provide a description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities. Risk management
Organizational Profile
  G4-3 Report the name of the organization. Meiji Global:about us:Corporate Profile
  G4-4 Report the primary brands, products, and services. Meiji Global:product
  G4-5 Report the location of the organization's headquarters. Meiji Global:about us:Corporate Profile
  G4-6 Report the number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries where either the organization has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report. Meiji Global:Worldwide Locations
  G4-7 Report the nature of ownership and legal form. Meiji Global:about us:Corporate Profile
  G4-8 Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries). Meiji Global:investors:Our Businesses
  G4-9 Report the scale of the organization, including: Meiji Global:about us:Corporate Profile
  G4-10
  • a. Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender.
  • b. Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender.
  • c. Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender.
  • d. Report the total workforce by region and gender.
  • e. Report whether a substantial portion of the organization's work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed,or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors.
  • f. Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).
With Employees:Basic Human Resources Information
  G4-11 Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. Friendly Workplaces
Commitments to External Initiatives
  G4-14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. about us:Charter of Corporate Behavior, human rights policy and procurement policies, quality policy and quality assurance policy, Environmental Philosophy and Environmental Policies
  G4-15 List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or organization subscribes or which it endorses.other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses. With Business Partners:Sustainable palm oil、Initiatives for sustainable procurement of critical raw materials Dairy business~Chocolate business~
  G4-16 List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization:
  • Holds a position on the governance body
  • Participates in projects or committees
  • Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues
  • Views membership as strategic
With Business Partners:Initiatives for sustainable procurement of critical raw materials Dairy business~Chocolate business~
Stakeholder Engagement
  G4-24 Provide a list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR
  G4-26 Report the organization's approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process. The Meiji Group's Approach CSR:CSR promotion(Employee awareness survey)
  G4-27 Report key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns. A Discussion between President and Outside Expert
Governance
GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION
  G4-34 Report the governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
  G4-35 Report the process for delegating authority for economic, environmental and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
  G4-36 Report whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics, and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
  G4-37 Report processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
  G4-38 Report the composition of the highest governance body corporate governance
  G4-39 Report whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer (and, if so, his or her organization’s management and the reasons for this arrangement). corporate governance
  G4-40 Report the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members,including:
  • Whether and how diversity is considered
  • Whether and how independence is considered
  • Whether and how expertise and experience relating to economic, environmental and social topics are considered
  • Whether and how stakeholders (including shareholders) are involved
corporate governance
HIGHEST GOVERNANCE BODY'S ROLE IN SETTING PURPOSE, VALUES, AND STRATEGY
  G4-42 Report the highest governance body's and senior executives' roles in the development, approval, and updating of the organization's purpose, value or mission statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to economic, environmental and social impacts. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
HIGHEST GOVERNANCE BODY'S COMPETENCIES AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
  G4-43 Report the measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body's collective knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
HIGHEST GOVERNANCE BODY'S ROLE IN RISK MANAGEMENT
  G4-45
  • a. Report the highest governance body's role in the identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. Include the highest governance body's role in the implementation of due diligence processes.
  • b. Report whether stakeholder consultation is used to support the highest governance body’s identification and economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities.
The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
  G4-47 Report the frequency of the highest governance body's review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
HIGHEST GOVERNANCE BODY'S ROLE IN SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
  G4-48 Report the highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization’s sustainability report and ensures that all material Aspects are covered. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
HIGHEST GOVERNANCE BODY'S ROLE IN EVALUATING ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL PERFORMANCE
  G4-49 Report the process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body. The Meiji Group's Approach to CSR:CSR Management Framework
REMUNERATION AND INCENTIVES
  G4-51 Report the remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives for the below types of remuneration. investors:corporate governance
  G4-52 Report the process for determining remuneration. Report whether remuneration consultants are involved in determining remuneration and whether they are independent of management. Report any other relationships which the remuneration consultants have with the organization. investors:corporate governance
Ethics and Integrity
  G4-56 Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics. about us:Mission and Vision
  G4-57 Report the internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines. compliance
  G4-58 Report the internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms or hotlines. compliance
SPECIFIC STANDARD DISCLOSURES
ECONOMIC
Indirect Economic Impacts
  G4-EC7 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported A Discussion between President and Outside Expert
Featured:Prevention of infectious diseases
With Business Partners
With Society
ENVIRONMENTAL
Materials
  G4-EN1 Materials used by weigt or volume For the Environment:Material blance
Energy
  G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organizetion For the Environment:Material blance Energy consumption, CO2 emissions
  G4-EN5 Energy intensity For the Environment:Energy consumption, CO2 emissions
  G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumptioin For the Environment:Energy consumption, CO2 emissions
Water
  G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source For the Environment:Material blance
Biodiversity
  G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored For the Environment:Environmental preservation, Environmental communication
Emissions
  G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (SCOPE1) For the Environment:Material blance, Energy consumption, CO2 emissions
  G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (scope2) For the Environment:Material blance
  G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity For the Environment:Energy consumption, CO2 emissions
  G4-EN19 reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions For the Environment:Energy consumption, CO2 emissions
  G4-EN20 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
  G4-EN21 Nox, Sox, and other significant air emissions For the Environment:Material blance
Effluents and Waste
  G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination For the Environment:Material blance
Products and Services
  G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services For the Environment:Environmentally Friendly Product Life Cycles
  G4-EN28 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category For the Environment:Environmentally Friendly Product Life Cycles
Overall
  G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type For the Environment:Environmental accounting
SOCIAL
LABOR PRACTICES AND DECENT WORK
Employment
  G4-LA1 Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region With Employees:Approach to Human Resources
  G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation Empliyee-Friendly Workplace
  G4-LA3 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender With Employees:Empliyee-Friendly Workplace
Labor/Management Relations
  G4-LA4 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements Specified in Collective Agreements (not disclosed)
Training and Education
  G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category With Employees
  G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings With Employees
  G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category With Employees
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
  G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according investors:Corporate Governance
HUMAN RIGHTS
Child Labor
  G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers indentified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor,and measures taken to contribute to the effectibe abolition of child labor. Meiji Group Procurement Policy
Policy on Human Rights
  G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers indentified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contoribute to the elimination of all forms of forced compulsory labor. Meiji Group Procurement Policy
Policy on Human Rights
SOCIETY
Local Communities
  G4-SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Featured:Prevention of infectious diseases
With Business Partners:Initiatives for sustainable procurement of critical raw materials Dairy business~Chocolate business~With Society
Anti-corruption
  G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures compliance
PRODUCT RESPONSIBILITY
Customer Health and Safety
  G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement With Customers:Approach to Quality
Customer Privacy
  G4-PR3 Type of product and service information required by the organization's procedures for product and service information and labeling,and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements. With Customers