CSR Management Plan

2017 Group CSR Medium-Term Management Plan

The Meiji Group promotes activities based on the 2017 Group CSR Medium-Term Management Plan, which was prepared by the Group CSR Committee.

In the fiscal year ending March 2018, the final year of the plan, individual employees will implement action plans established at each worksite to improve the CSR activities.

2017 Group CSR Medium-Term Management Plan Activities planned for the fiscal year ending March 2017
Theme Theme Summary
Increase communication with stakeholders [Employees] ■ Revise support rules for childrearing and staff rules and regulations
promote women's active participation ■ Enhance the follow-up system for employees returning to work after maternity or childcare leave
[Business partners] ■ Survey of domestic primary suppliers
Initiatives for sustainable procurement
[Shareholders and investors] ■ Enhance information related to the environment, society, and governance in the annual report
Disseminate non-financial information widely ■ Response to ESG survey
[Global environment] ■ Established the Meiji Group Environment Committee in April 2016
Protect the environment, Groupwide ■ Promote environmental activities by monitoring data at our plants around the world
[Society] ■ Reinforce the Meiji Group Policy on Human Rights among employees through training for new employees and training for managers
Respect for human rights
Establish and expand foundations for CSR activities ■ Established the Meiji Group Policy on Human Rights in April 2016
■ Established the Meiji Group Procurement Policy in April 2016
■ Established the Meiji Group Policy on Occupational Health and Safety in April 2017

Establishment of the Meiji Group Policy on Human Rights

The Meiji Group established the Meiji Group Policy on Human Rights in April 2016.We believe it is important to show a clear corporate stance on human rights to grow our businesses globally. Therefore, based on this policy, we will respect the basic human rights of all stakeholders and make intensive efforts to mobilize suppliers and other parties involved in supply chains.

Establishment of the Meiji Group Procurement Policy

We established the Meiji Group Procurement Policy in April 2016. We understand the need to consider such social responsibilities as human rights and the environment in relation to procurement. Based on this policy, we will build cooperative, trusting relationships with business partners and achieve socially responsible procurement.

Establishment of the Meiji Group Policy on Occupational Health and Safety

The Meiji Group established the Meiji Group Policy on Occupational Health and Safety in April 2017. We ensure workplace safety and are committed to helping maintain and improve employees’ health. We provide safe, comfortable workplace environments to all employees and others working at the Meiji Group.

Initiatives planned for the fiscal year ending March 2018

In the fiscal year ending March 2018, the Meiji Group will promote activities based on intiatives the Group CSR Committee established for five types of stakeholders.
We will select the materiality since the fiscal year ending March 2019 based on external experts feedback.

Theme Initiatives planned for the fiscal year ending March 2018
[Business partners] ■ Develop action plans based on assessment of procurement of critical raw materials
Initiatives for sustainable procurement ■ Continuous survey of domestic primary suppliers
[Shareholders and investors] ■ Expand response to ESG survey
Disseminate non-financial information widely ■ Participate in Environmental Reporting Platform Development Pilot Project of Ministry of the Environment
[Global environment] ■ Establish Group environment targets
Protect the environment, Groupwide ■ Develop action plans based on assessment of water risk
■ Develop initiatives based on assessment of biodiversity
[Society] ■ Expand into our domestic group companies
Respect for human rights ■ Reinforce policies among employees through training
[Society] ■ Continuous support for areas struck by disaster
support for areas struck by disaster

VOICE

The 2030 agenda was established for both the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement which the United Nations adopted in 2015. The long-term vision and idea are important for the initiatives of CSR. We will establish the Meiji Group CSR long-term vision. This long-term vision is an important policy towards improving CSR activities. We will establish this long-term vision based on not only internal feedback but also feedback from external experts.

We will develop action plans in the 2020 Group CSR medium-term management plan.

Jun Furuta Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd. Member of the Board and Executive Officer General Manager, PR & IR Department

Jun Furuta

Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd.
Member of the Board and Executive Officer
General Manager, PR & IR Department