This report was created to inform stakeholders of and help them understand the Kurita Group’s approach toward and efforts related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. Although having previously issued the Kurita Group Environmental Report once a year through fiscal 2016, the Group will issue the Kurita Group Social and Environmental Report, which includes information on various topics including governance, compliance, human rights, human resource development, quality, and safety, in fiscal 2017.
In this report, Kurita Group’s ESG efforts are divided into three sections, "Management," "Society," and "Environment." The "Society" section covers the Kurita Group’s current approach toward and efforts related to ESG for each group of stakeholders, such as customers, business partners, employees, shareholders, investors, and local communities. This information can also be found on the Kurita Water Industries website.
The Group will continue to disclose information, such as non-financial information.
Organizations covered：Kurita Water Industries Ltd. and other domestic and overseas Kurita Group companies (Some information on overseas business companies is included in the report)
Period covered：Fiscal 2017 (April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017). (Some policies adopted and data as of April 2017 or later is included in the report)
Guidelines referred to：Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2012 / Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005 (Ministry of the Environment)