ESG-related Information

GRI Standards Content Index

  • General Disclosures
  • Economic
  • Environmental
  • Social
GRI Standard Disclosure References
102
General Disclosures
(2016)
Organizational profile
102-1 Name of the organization Company Information
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Business Structure
102-3 Location of headquarters Company Information
102-4 Location of operations Company InformationGlobal Business Development
102-5 Ownership and legal form Company InformationCorporate Governance ReportPDF
102-6 Markets served Business Structure
102-7 Scale of the organization Company Information
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Company InformationESG Data
102-9 Supply chain Business StructureNippon Shinyaku’s DNA
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Annual Securities Report (Japanese only)PDF Annual Report
102-11 Precautionary principle or approach How We View SustainabilityNippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of Materiality
102-12 External initiatives ESG-related Information
102-13 Membership of associations
Strategy
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker Message from the Chairman Message from the President
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Nippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of Materiality
Ethics and integrity
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior How We View SustainabilityNippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of Materiality
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Governance
Governance
102-18 Governance structure Corporate GovernanceHow We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)The Environment(Environmental Management Organization)Society (Health Management Organizational Chart) Governance (Compliance) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-19 Delegating authority Corporate GovernanceHow We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)The Environment (Environmental Management Organization)Society (Health Management Organizational Chart) Governance (Compliance) Corporate Governance Report PDF
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate GovernanceHow We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)The Environment (Environmental Management Organization)Society (Health Management Organizational Chart) Governance (Compliance) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance (Dialogue with Shareholders) Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Relationship with Stakeholders, Dialogue with Shareholders) (Japanese only) Annual Report (Stakeholder Engagement)
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees Corporate GovernanceCompany Information (Management Team) Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Responsibility of the Board of Directors) (Japanese only) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body Corporate GovernanceCompany Information (Management Team)Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Corporate Governance Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Responsibility of the Board of Directors) (Japanese only) Corporate Governance Report PDF
102-25 Conflicts of interest Corporate Governance Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Independence Standards) (Japanese only) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy Management Policy and PlanHow We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)The Environment (Environmental Management Organization)Society (Health Management Organizational Chart) Governance (Compliance)
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Responsibility of the Board of Directors) (Japanese only)
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance How We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)Nippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of MaterialityCorporate Governance Basic Policy (Relationship with Stakeholders) (Japanese only)
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts How We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)Nippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of MaterialityCorporate Governance Basic Policy (Relationship with Stakeholders) (Japanese only)
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Corporate GovernanceHow We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)Governance (Compliance/Risk Management)
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics How We View SustainabilityNippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of Materiality
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting How We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System)
102-33 Communicating critical concerns Corporate Governance How We View Sustainability (CSR Promotion System) The Environment (Environmental Management Organization) Governance (Compliance) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns
102-35 Remuneration policies Corporate Governance Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Responsibility of the Board of Directors) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Corporate Governance Corporate Governance Basic Policy (Responsibility of the Board of Directors) Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration Corporate Governance ReportPDF
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio
Stakeholder engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder groups The Environment (Communication on the Environment)Society (Social Contribution Activities)
Corporate Governance ReportPDF Annual Report (Stakeholder Engagement)
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement The Environment (Communication on the Environment)Society (Social Contribution Activities) Governance (Messages from External Directors) Corporate Governance Report PDF Annual Report (Stakeholder Engagement)
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Governance (Messages from External Directors)
Reporting practice
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Company InformationAnnual Securities Report (Japanese only)PDF
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries
102-47 List of material topics Nippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of Materiality
102-48 Restatements of information
102-49 Changes in reporting
102-50 Reporting period
102-51 Date of most recent report
102-52 Reporting cycle
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Contact information
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Index based on the GRI Standards
102-56 External assurance
103
Management Approach
(2016)
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary Nippon Shinyaku Group’s Issues of Materiality
103-2 The management approach and its components How We View SustainabilityThe Environment (Environmental Management)Society (Human Resources)Society (Health Management)Society (Diversity and Inclusion)Governance (Compliance/Risk Management)Governance (Transparency Guidelines)
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach The Environment (Environmental Management System)
GRI Standard Disclosure References
201
Economic Performance
(2016)
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Business/Financial InformationAnnual Securities Report (Japanese only)PDF
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Annual Securities Report (Japanese only)PDF
201-4 Financial assistance received from government
202
Market Presence
(2016)
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
203
Indirect Economic Impacts
(2016)
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Global Business Development
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts
204
Procurement Practices
(2016)
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers
205
Anti-corruption
(2016)
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Governance (Compliance/Risk Management)
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures Governance (Compliance/Risk Management)ESG Data
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
206
Anti-competitive Behavior
(2016)
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices
207
Tax
(2019)
207-1 Approach to tax
207-2 Tax governance, control, and risk management
207-3 Stakeholder engagement and management of concerns related to tax
207-4 Country-by-country reporting
GRI Standard Disclosure References
301
Materials
(2016)
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume ESG Data
301-2 Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials ESG Data
302
Energy
(2016)
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization The Environment (Response to Climate Change)ESG Data
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption ESG Data
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
303
Water
(2018)
303-1 Interactions with water as a shared resource The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)ESG Data
303-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts
303-3 Water withdrawal The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)ESG Data
303-4 Water discharge ESG Data
303-5 Water consumption The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)ESG Data
304
Biodiversity
(2016)
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity The Environment (Conservation of Biodiversity)
304-3 Habitats protected or restored The Environment (Conservation of Biodiversity)
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations
305
Emissions
(2016)
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions The Environment (Response to Climate Change)ESG Data
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions The Environment (Response to Climate Change)ESG Data
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity Annual Report (Financial and Non-Financial Highlights)
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions ESG Data
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions ESG Data
306
Waste
(2020)
306-1 Waste generation and significant waste-related impacts The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)
306-2 Management of significant waste-related impacts The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)
306-3 Waste generated The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)ESG Data
306-4 Waste diverted from disposal The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)ESG Data
306-5 Waste directed to disposal The Environment (Promoting the Recycling of Resources)ESG Data
307
Environmental Compliance
(2016)
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
308
Supplier Environmental Assessment
(2016)
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria How We View Sustainability (Responsible Procurement)
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken How We View Sustainability (Responsible Procurement)
GRI Standard Disclosure References
401
Employment
(2016)
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover ESG Data
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3 Parental leave Society (Improving Work-Life Balance)
402
Labor/Management Relations
(2016)
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes
403
Occupational Health and Safety
(2018)
403-1 Occupational health and safety management system Society (Improvement of the Workplace Environment)
403-2 Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation Society (Improvement of the Workplace Environment)
403-3 Occupational health services Society (Improvement of the Workplace Environment)
403-4 Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety
403-5 Worker training on occupational health and safety
403-6 Promotion of worker health Society (Health Management)
403-7 Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships Society (Improvement of the Workplace Environment)
403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system Society (Improvement of the Workplace Environment)
403-9 Work-related injuries Society (Improvement of the Workplace Environment)
403-10 Work-related ill health
404
Training and Education
(2016)
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Society (Human Resources)ESG Data
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Society (Human Resources)
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
405
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
(2016)
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Society (Diversity and Inclusion)ESG Data
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
406
Non-discrimination
(2016)
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
407
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
(2016)
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk
408
Child Labor
(2016)
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor
409
Forced or Compulsory Labor
(2016)
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor
410
Security Practices
(2016)
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures
411
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
(2016)
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples
412
Human Rights Assessment
(2016)
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
413
Local Communities
(2016)
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Society (Social Contribution Activities) Annual Report (Growth Strategy:Creation of New Value Through R&D, Development of Global Business) Annual Report (Business Activities:Functional Food)
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
414
Supplier Social Assessment
(2016)
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria How We View Sustainability (Responsible Procurement)
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken How We View Sustainability (Responsible Procurement)
415
Public Policy
(2016)
415-1 Political contributions
416
Customer Health and Safety
(2016)
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Pharmaceuticals Division (Research & Development) Pharmaceuticals Division (Production) Annual Report (Business Activities:Pharmaceuticals/R&D) Annual Report (Business Activities:Pharmaceuticals/Production)
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services
417
Marketing and Labeling
(2016)
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling Pharmaceuticals Division (Production) Annual Report (Business Activities:Pharmaceuticals/Production)
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling Pharmaceuticals Division (Production) Annual Report (Business Activities:Pharmaceuticals/Production)
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications Pharmaceuticals Division (Sales) Annual Report (Business Activities:Pharmaceuticals/Sales)
418
Customer Privacy
(2016)
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
419
Socioeconomic Compliance
(2016)
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area

The United Nations Global Compact

Endorsing the UN Global Compact

In January 2020, Nippon Shinyaku joined the United Nations Global Compact. We endorse the Ten Principles of the Global Compact in four areas, namely human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption, and pursue various activities accordingly.

The United Nations Global Compact: What is it?

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a movement in which businesses and organizations participate voluntarily, pledging to act as good members of society by demonstrating responsible and creative leadership and forming a worldwide framework to realize sustainable growth.

Human rights
  • Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
  • Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human right abuses.
Labor
  • Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
  • Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
  • Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
  • Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Environment
  • Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
  • Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
  • Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Anti-corruption
  • Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.