Toray Group Corporate Social ResponsibilityCSR Guidelines

The Toray Group's CSR Guidelines are organized into 10 items. Each item is grouped under one of four themes: Value Creation (based on the corporate philosophy), Governance, Social Initiatives, or Environment. The Group systematically pursues initiatives guided by these CSR Guidelines, viewing these efforts as an integral part of its management philosophy.

Value Creation

7. Contributing Solutions to Social Issues through Business Activities

Leverage innovation to address global-scale environmental issues such as climate change and provide solutions for various social issues such as the need to improve the quality of medical care, the need to reduce the burden on medical staff, and health maintenance and longevity, thereby helping to build a more sustainable world.

Governance

1. Corporate Governance and Management Transparency

Continually revise management systems, strengthen internal controls and strive for timely and appropriate information disclosure as part of efforts to fulfill the company’s social responsibilities

2. Corporate Ethics and Legal Compliance

Ensure all executives and employees uphold a sense of responsibility, fairness and high ethical standards, and always act in accordance with the law to maintain the trust of society

5. Risk Management

Enhance group-wide risk management systems including those pertaining to information security. Build systems capable of rapidly responding to unexpected circumstances and disclosing accurate information

Social Initiatives

8. Human Rights Promotion and Human Resources Development

Respect human rights, provide safe and healthy workplaces for employees, secure and train personnel, and diversify while striving to protect employment.

4. Product Safety and Quality

Provide safe, highly reliable products by striving to enhance management systems for product safety and quality assurance, and disclose appropriate information

9. Facilitating CSR Initiatives Throughout the Supply Chain

Promote CSR initiatives in areas including environmental preservation and human rights throughout the entire supply chain by working closely with suppliers, processing vendors, customers and distribution companies.

6. Communication

Disclose corporate information in an active, fair and straightforward manner, and encourage dialogue and cooperation with stakeholders including employees, stockholders, investors, business partners, consumers, local communities, non-profit organizations, government and administrative agencies, mass media, analysts, and other parties.

10. Social Contribution Activities

Proactively participate in local communities and the larger society in order to contribute to development in a way befitting a good corporate citizen.

Environment

3. Safety, Accident Prevention, and Environmental Preservation

Ensure the safety and health of society and employees, and protect the environment in all business processes, from procuring raw materials and manufacturing to the supply and disposal of products

"CSR Guideline Activities" and "CSR Line Activities"

The Toray Group implements "CSR Guideline activities" (group-wide CSR activities) and "CSR line activities" (workplace-driven CSR activities) in parallel. The former are driven by the entire organization based on the CSR Guidelines, while the latter are pursued by individual divisions in accordance with their own targets.