Fiscal 2019 CSR Activity Report- Corporate Governance and Management Transparency

Implementing CSR Activities and Improving CSR Education

Governance

Organizational Structure for Social Responsibility

The CSR Committee is headed by the chief social responsibility officer and coordinates five other group-wide committees, assigning tasks under each of the themes of the CSR Guidelines to them, in order to ensure Toray Group comprehensively implements CSR initiatives. Furthermore, committees and meetings on CSR have been established at each group company to help implement group-wide CSR activities.

Committee and Implementation Organization
Committee and Implementation Organization

Promoting CSR Initiatives in Every Workplace

A special characteristic of Toray Group's approach to corporate social responsibility is its "CSR line activities," a unique employee participation system that emphasizes putting CSR into practice on the job. Each workplace implements activities suited to its own circumstances, such as holding discussions on CSR issues.

In-House Training on CSR-Related Issues

Group companies implementing CSR education

■Reporting scope
Toray Group
■Target in fiscal 2019
100%

Result in fiscal 2019

100%

Toray Group strives to ensure that social responsibility is firmly rooted in its culture by providing various training opportunities. In fiscal 2019, 100% of Group companies implemented CSR education, achieving the target.

In fiscal 2019, the CSR Operations Department of Toray Industries visited internal departments as well as group companies worldwide to hold discussion meetings. The aim was to ascertain the status of CSR initiatives in each workplace, and to promote further progress. The issues for CSR activity implementation identified during the discussion meetings will be reflected in Toray Group's CSR promotion measures.
A CSR Newsletter was launched as a way to help employees easily understand the necessity of CSR activities at each workplace. An e-learning module was also prepared that covers CSR basics, and was expanded to the entire Toray Group to promote deeper CSR awareness.
In addition, the CSR Operations Department of Toray Industries held a seminar for employees of group companies in Japan to enhance understanding of CSR initiatives.

  • CSR seminar at Toray Medical Co., Ltd.CSR seminar at Toray Medical Co., Ltd.

Dialogue with Stakeholders

Toray Group's Corporate Missions call for contributing to customers, employees, shareholders, and society, by emphasizing stakeholders in its practice of business management. The Group is increasing its dialogue with stakeholders, both through its business operations and through briefing sessions and meetings in each region. In fiscal 2019, Toray Industries conducted regular dialogue with stockholders and employees, taking advantage of opportunities such as the general meeting of stockholders, business briefings for stockholders, and labor and management meetings. The Group will continue to seek opportunities to hear from stakeholders and gauge their expectations with the involvement of corporate management, in order to shape the direction of its management.

Related Information

Number of dialogue meetings with stakeholders

■Reporting scope
Toray Group
■Fiscal 2019 target
Eight times

Result in fiscal 2019

8times