The Asahi Kasei Group issued our first Environment Report in 1991, and we began issuing a CSR Report in 2006 with content expanded to include social responsibilities. Through these reports, we have further enriched communication with our stakeholders and continually worked to fulfill our accountability.
In line with a trend mainly in Europe to combine financial and non-financial information in a single integrated report, in 2014 we issued an Asahi Kasei Report replacing our Annual Report and CSR Report. At the same time, since then we disclose information on the details of our CSR activities using this website.
Since fiscal 2019, we have termed this report the "Sustainability Report" both on our website and in its downloadable form. In the report, we present the Group's approach to sustainability and contributions to achieving a sustainable society through our business activities, in accordance with the concept "Care for People, Care for Earth." The framework for our activities is organized into Environment (E), Society (S), and Governance (G), and comprehensive information is provided on policies, systems, activities, numerical data, etc.
The primary focus is fiscal 2021 (April 2021 – March 2022). Some information pertains to the period subsequent to this.
Information herein pertains to Asahi Kasei Corp. and consolidated subsidiaries as of March 31, 2022, unless otherwise noted.
Data with differing scopes or coverage is presented in footnotes.
The report on ESH & QA activities applies to Japanese and overseas Group companies that are implementing the same activities. A list of the business sites implementing the program is presented below.
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We reference the following guidelines and framework when disclosing information related to sustainability.
- GRI "Sustainability Reporting Standards"
- Ministry of the Environment "Environmental Reporting Guidelines (2018)"
- SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) Standards
- International Organization for Standardization "ISO 26000"
Published October 2022 in Japanese (March 2023 partly updated)
Next scheduled publication: October 2023
Previous publication: October 2021