Initiatives Aimed at Key CSR Issues

Tamron has established goals among the key CSR issues.
  FY2019 Social Value (Relationship with the SDGs)
Key CSR Issues Goals Results Self-Assessment Goal Target
Contributing to social issues through business Contribution to SDGs in existing businesses
Contribution by providing products
- Lenses for automotive applications (sales of 3.5 billion yen)
- Hard endoscope parts (100 million yen)
- Lenses for surveillance cameras and FA (10.9 billion yen)
3.6 Halve the number of deaths from traffic accidents
9.4 Improve efficiency of resource utilization
9.5 Promote innovation
11.2 Easy access for the weak
Enhancing product
quality and safety
management
romote standardization to eliminate defects and improve quality Thoroughly disseminated information about design factors and manufacturing factors in defects through standardization
12.4 Minimize adverse effects on people’s health and the environment
Promoting CSR Confirm suppliers with CSR risk (in Japan): 100% Confirmed that there was no risk by conducting a resurvey on domestic risk suppliers.
12.4 Minimize adverse effects on people’s health and the environment
Reducing CO2 3.80% decrease from FY2016 (per unit of sales) 3.53% decrease
13.2 Integrate climate change measures into strategies
     
7.3 Improve energy efficiency
Recycling resources
and reducing waste
Reducing industrial
waste
(1) Reduction of industrial waste amount
 Tamron Optical Foshan Co., Ltd. 2% reduction (compared to 2018)
(2) Reduction of waste plastic amount
 Head office 2% reduction (compared to 2018)
(1) 5% increase
(2) 7% decrease
(1)Partially achieved
(2)
12.2 Utilize resources efficiently
12.4 Minimize adverse effects on people’s health and the environment
12.5 Reduce waste through recycling
Environmentally
friendly design
Promotion of environmentally friendly design Weight reduction: 0.6% increase,
Miniaturization: 0.6% decrease
(1)
(2)
 
Reducing harmful
chemical substances
Cases of environmental nonconformities: 0 Cases of environmental nonconformities: 0  
Water management Examination of reduction measures for the future Consider reduction measures at each site
6.3 Improve water quality
6.4 Improve efficiency of water utilization
Human resource
development
(improved productivity
Conducting rank-based training and job-specific training to improve productivity Conduct various types of training, including training for engineers
8.2 Economic productivity
Providing comfortable
workplace
environments and
promoting diversity
Taking action on diversity Implement measures that lead to diverse work styles (suppress overtime, flexible work patterns, including working from home)
5.5 Women’s leadership
(2) Appointment of female managers 2019 target: 11%
(3) Employment rate of persons with disabilities 2019 target: 2.3%
(2) Appointment of female managers 2019 target: 10.85%
(3) Employment rate of persons with disabilities 2019 target: 2.49%
8.5 Equal pay for equal work
10.2 Inclusion of all people
(4) Activities aimed at 0 work-related accidents and 0 commuting accidents (4) Work-related accidents: 8, Commuting accidents: 5 (safety training, 5S check, etc.)
8.8 Safe and secure working environment
Improving the
governance system
Implementation and improvement of board effectiveness evaluation Completed 4 items for improvement
Expanding the
disclosure of nonfinancial
information
Increase in the number of responses to external questionnaires used for ESG investment Ten cases
Enhancing internal
reporting systems
Enhancement of internal reporting systems Opening a reporting contact at an external law firm
16.4 Eliminate involvement with
illicit trade
Preparing for major
disasters
Rechecking preparations for major
disasters
Issues such as the current BCP have been extracted based on the assumed disaster
11.b Disaster risk management
Fostering the
development of the
next generation
Social contribution activities
including fostering the development
of the next generation
Conducted a number of social contribution activities aimed at developing the next generation,
photography culture, art culture, nature, disasters,regional areas and persons with disabilities
4.3 Access to technical and
vocational education