This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards 2018 (GRI Standards): Core option. Tamron discloses information appropriately as part of its corporate responsibility. Tamron mapped the 15 priority themes in its materiality matrix (Key CSR Issues) to the 33 topic-specific standards (on economic, environmental, and social topics) to identify 21 material items.

Scope of Comparison Table : Tamron Website, CSR Report, Securities Report, Corporate Governance Report, and other disclosure information

TM: Material items of Tamron
※: Core topics defined in the GRI Standards

GRI Standard Tamron
No. Title Related Web Page or Reasons for Omission
GRI 102: General Disclosures
1. Organizational profile
102-1* Name of the organization
102-2* Activities, brands, products, and services
102-3* Location of headquarters
102-4* Location of operations
102-5* Ownership and legal form
102-6* Markets served
102-7* Scale of the organization
102-8* Information on employees and other workers
102-9* Supply chain
102-10* Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain
102-11* Precautionary Principle or approach
102-12* External initiatives
102-13* Membership of associations
  • Camera & Imaging Products Association(CIPA)
  • Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association(JEITA)
  • The United Nations Global Compact
  • Global Compact Network Japan , etc.
2. Strategy
102-14* Statement from senior decision-maker
102-15* Key impacts, risks, and opportunities
3. Ethics and integrity
102-16* Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior
102-17* Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics
4. Governance
102-18* Governance structure
102-19 Delegating authority
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics
  • Each responsible department (officer) communicates with each stakeholder, and the details of the communications are reported to the management through the Management Committee and CSR Committee.
  • "CSR Report 2019" Dialogue with Stakeholders (P8)
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body
  • The supervisory function has been strengthened through the appointment of multiple independent outside directors with abundant experience, expertise, and independence, and the establishment of a nominating committee and remuneration committee as advisory bodies.
  • “Securities Report” Status of Officers (P20-22)
102-25 Conflicts of interest
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting
  • Our CSR report is confirmed and approved by the management meeting consisting of directors, corporate auditors.
102-33 Communicating critical concerns
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns
102-35 Remuneration policies
102-36 Process for determining remuneration
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Although we recognize it as a future issue, it is not currently adapted.
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Such Information is not currently calculated. The total amount of compensation and the number of officers are disclosed.(“Securities Report”P28)
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Such Information is not currently calculated. The total amount of compensation and the number of officers are disclosed.(“Securities Report”P28)
5. Stakeholder engagement
102-40* List of stakeholder groups
102-41* Collective bargaining agreements
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Although the negotiation between labor and management is held, such Information is not currently calculated. We recognize it as a future issue, and consider our action.
102-42* Identifying and selecting stakeholders
  • Tamron identifies customers, shareholders / investors, employees, business partners, and society (including local communities, public institutions, NGOs / NPOs) as stakeholder engaged in communication, and is communicating with the stakeholders along defined communication methods.
102-43* Approach to stakeholder engagement
102-44* Key topics and concerns raised
6. Reporting practice
102-45* Entities included in the consolidated financial statements
102-46* Defining report content and topic Boundaries
102-47* List of material topics
102-48* Restatements of information
  • “CSR Report 2019” We revised the amount of waste in fiscal 2017 by 4 tons at P18, but we confirmed that there was no impact on anything other than the graph on P18.
102-49* Changes in reporting
  • For the applicable range of material items (Key CSR Issues) and the item, there is no change from the reported 2017 fiscal year.
102-50* Reporting period
102-51* Date of most recent report
102-52* Reporting cycle
102-53* Contact point for questions regarding the report
102-54* Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55* GRI content index
  • GRI Standards Comparison (This table)
102-56* External assurance
  • Although Tamron has verified the appropriateness of the content of the report by a third party, it is currently not a policy to receive assurance that the report meets the assurance standards.
GRI 103: Management Approach
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
GRI 200 series (Economic topics)
GRI 201:Economic Performance
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans
201-4 Financial assistance received from government
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Such Information is not currently calculated.
GRI 202: Market Presence
202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community
GRI203:Indirect Economic Impacts(TM)
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts
GRI204:Procurement Practices(TM)
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers
GRI205: Anti-corruption
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
GRI206:Anti-competitive Behavior
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices
  • There are no legal measures that have been taken as anti-competitive activities, such as the Subcontracting Law and the Anti-Monopoly Law.
GRI 300 series (Environmental topics)
GRI301:Materials(TM)
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume
301-2 Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : Our products are not currently structured for recycling.
GRI302: Energy(TM)
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization
302-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Although Tamron considers energy saving during product use as one of its assessment items and conducts Environmentally friendly design, such Information is not currently calculated.
GRI303: Water (TM)
303-1 Water withdrawal by source
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water
  • We confirm the abundance of water sources and construct plants.
303-3 Water recycled and reused
GRI304:Biodiversity 2016
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas
  • We have confirmed that each site is not a region with high biodiversity value, so it does not match our materiality and we are not responding.
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity
  • We have confirmed that each site is not a region with high biodiversity value, so it does not match our materiality and we are not responding.
304-3 Habitats protected or restored
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations
  • We have confirmed that each site is not a region with high biodiversity value, so it does not match our materiality and we are not responding
GRI305:Emissions(TM)
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
  • We do not produce, import or export targeted goods.
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions
GRI306:Effluents and Waste(TM)
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method
306-3 Significant spills
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste
  • There is no transfer of the waste.
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff
  • There are no water areas or habitats that are significantly affected by wastewater or surface streams at each site, but wastewater is treated appropriately and discharged.
    "ESG Databook" Wastewater (P1)
GRI307:Environmental Compliance(TM)
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
GRI308:Supplier Environmental Assessment(TM)
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
GRI 400 series (Social topics)
GRI401:Employment(TM)
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3 Parental leave
GRI402:Labor/Management Relations(TM)
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes
  • There are no agreements between labor and management regarding the minimum notice period for business changes, but Tamron notifies and discusses such changes at an appropriate time.
GRI403:Occupational Health and Safety(TM)
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities
403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation
  • For some divisions that use organic solvents, ethyl benzene, and other chemicals, we have installed exhaust systems and take into account the working environment. At the same time, employees undergo a specific health check-up to check their health status.
    "CSR report 2019" Occupational Health & Safety (P16)
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions
  • We have organized a safety and health committee with representatives from the labor union as members to examine measures that should become the basis for preventing employees' dangers and health hazards, as well as the causes of occupational accidents and measures to prevent recurrence. Is doing.
    "Participation in the UN Global Compact" Labour
GRI 404: Training and Education (TM)
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee
  • Reasons for omission
    Information unavailable: Although We conduct a variety of training programs, such Information is not currently calculated.
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity(TM)
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
  • There is no wage gap between men and women in us.
    Careers
GRI 406:Non-discrimination(TM)
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
GRI 407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining(TM)
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk
GRI408:Child Labor
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor
GRI 409:Forced or Compulsory Labor(TM)
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor
GRI 410: Security Practices
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures
  • We do not have security personnel stationed on a permanent basis, and our electronic security and safety managers conduct safe operations. Safety managers also receive education on occupational safety and health.
GRI 411:Rights of Indigenous Peoples
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI 412:Human Rights Assessment(TM)
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI 413: Local Communities
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI414:Supplier Social Assessment(TM)
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
GRI 415: Public Policy
415-1 Political contributions
  • We do not make any political contributions in FY2018.
GRI 416:Customer Health and Safety(TM)
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services
GRI 417: Marketing and Labeling
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI 418: Customer Privacy
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.
GRI419:Socioeconomic Compliance
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area
  • Reasons for omission
    Not applicable : There is no applicable case.