GRI Index

The CSR homepage (this page) is a tool for non-financial information disclosure (sustainability reporting), and is based on the Core option of the version4.0 of the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G4).

Material aspects (material aspects for AGC Group: material issues) disclosed in Specific Standard Disclosure items are selected based on CSR monitoring mechanisms that utilize ISO26000. The management methods for each disclosed issue are given on the corresponding material issues page.

‘In Accordance’ Criteria for Core option of G4

  • Disclosing all ‘General Standard Disclosures’ which are required for Core option
  • Disclosing at least one Indicator related to each identified material aspect (material issue) of ‘Specific Standard Disclosures’

General Standard Disclosures (Core option)

Only General Standard Disclosures required for Core option have been included.

Strategy and Analysis

Section Indicator Link
G4-1 Provide a statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization (such as CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position) about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability.

Organizational Profile

Section Indicator Link
G4-3 Report the name of the organization.
G4-4 Report the primary brands, products, and services.
G4-5 Report the location of the organization’s headquarters.
G4-6 Report the number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries where either the organization has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report.
G4-7 Report the nature of ownership and legal form.
G4-8 Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries).
G4-9

Report the scale of the organization, including:

  • Total number of employees
  • Total number of operations
  • Net sales (for private sector organizations) or net revenues (for public sector organizations)
  • Total capitalization broken down in terms of debt and equity (for private sector organizations)
  • Quantity of products or services provided
G4-10
  • Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender.
  • Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender.
  • Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender.
  • Report the total workforce by region and gender.
  • Report whether a substantial portion of the organization’s work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors.
  • Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).

Human Resources Management

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.23)

Global Promotion of Diversity

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.30)

G4-11 Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.

Respect for Human Rights

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.25,P.26)

G4-12 Describe the organization’s supply chain.

Procurement Policy

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.40)

Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.43)

Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.45)

G4-13

Report any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain, including:

  • Changes in the location of, or changes in, operations, including facility openings, closings, and expansions
  • Changes in the share capital structure and other capital formation, maintenance, and alteration operations (for private sector organizations)
  • Changes in the location of suppliers, the structure of the supply chain, or in relationships with suppliers, including selection and termination
Not applicable

Commitments to External Initiatives

Section Indicator Link
G4-14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization.

Risk Management

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.17)

G4-15 List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses.

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Local Communities, NGOs/NPOs, Governments

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8)

G4-16

List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization:

  • Holds a position on the governance body
  • Participates in projects or committees
  • Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues
  • Views membership as strategic

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Local Communities, NGOs/NPOs, Governments

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8)

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

Section Indicator Link
G4-17
  • List all entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents.
  • Report whether any entity included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report.
G4-18
  • Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries.
  • Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content.

AGC Report 2017(Back cover)

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Stakeholders

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8,P.9)

G4-19 List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content.

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

G4-20

For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization, as follows:

  • Report whether the Aspect is material within the organization
  • If the Aspect is not material for all entities within the organization (as described in G4-17), select one of the following two approaches and report either:
    – The list of entities or groups of entities included in G4-17 for which the Aspect is not material or
    – The list of entities or groups of entities included in G4-17 for which the Aspects is material
  • Report any specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary within the organization

Organizational Governance: Material Issues

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.15)

Human Rights and Labor Practices: Material Issues

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.22)

The Environment: Material Issues

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.54)

Fair Operating Practices: Material Issues

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.41)

Consumer Issues: Material Issues

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.49)

G4-21

For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization, as follows:

  • Report whether the Aspect is material outside of the organization
  • If the Aspect is material outside of the organization, identify the entities, groups of entities or elements for which the Aspect is material. In addition, describe the geographical location where the Aspect is material for the entities identified
  • Report any specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary outside the organization

Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.41)

G4-22 Report the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements. Not applicable
G4-23 Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries. Not applicable

Stakeholder Engagement

Section Indicator Link
G4-24 Provide a list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization.

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Stakeholders

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8,P.9)

G4-25 Report the basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage.

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Stakeholders

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8,P.9)

G4-26 Report the organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process.

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Stakeholders

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8,P.9)

G4-27 Report key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns.

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Stakeholders

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.8,P.9)

Report Profile

Section Indicator Link
G4-28 Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided.
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report (if any).
G4-30 Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial).
G4-31 Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents.
G4-32
  • Report the ‘in accordance’ option the organization has chosen.
  • Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option (see tables below).
  • Report the reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured. GRI recommends the use of external assurance but it is not a requirement to be ‘in accordance’ with the Guidelines.

Assurance

Section Indicator Link
G4-33
  • Report the organization’s policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report.
  • If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, report the scope and basis of any external assurance provided.
  • Report the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers.
  • Report whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization’s sustainability report.

Governance: Governance Structure and Composition

Section Indicator Link
G4-34 Report the governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts.

Corporate Governance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.16)

CSR Promotion System

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.7)

Ethics and Integrity

Section Indicator Link
G4-56 Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics.

CSR-Related Policies

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.5)

Compliance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.19,P.20)

Specific Standard Disclosures

Only items that were selected as material issues for AGC Group have been included.

Economic

Aspect Section Indicator Link
Economic Performance G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change

Environmental Impact

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.57)

Material Issues: Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.54)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

Products and Technologies that Contribute to Environmental Solutions

G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations
G4-EC4 Financial assistance received from government  

Environmental

Aspect Section Indicator Link
Materials G4-EN1 Materials used by weight or volume

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

G4-EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials

Sustainable Use of Resources

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.67)

Energy G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN4 Energy consumption outside of the organization

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN5 Energy intensity

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

Water G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source

Effective Use of Water Resources and the Prevention of Water Pollution

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.63,P.64)

G4-EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water

Effective Use of Water Resources and the Prevention of Water Pollution

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.63,P.64)

G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused  
Emissions G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

G4-EN20 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)  
G4-EN21 NOx, SOx, and Other Significant Air Emissions

Pollution Prevention

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.66)

Effluents and
Waste
G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination

Effective Use of Water Resources and the Prevention of Water Pollution

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.63,P.64)

G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.57,P.58)

Sustainable Use of Resources

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.67)

G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills  
G4-EN25 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention2 Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally  
G4-EN26 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the organization’s discharges of water and runoff  
Products and
Services
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

G4-EN28 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category  
Compliance G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

Press Release

Transport G4-EN30 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce

Response to Climate Change

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.59,P.60)

Overall G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type

Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.57,P.58)

Supplier
Environmental
Assessment
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria  
G4-EN33 Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.41)

Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.45,P.46)

Social: Labor Practices and Decent Work

Aspect Section Indicator Link
Occupational
Health and
Safety
G4-LA5 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs  
G4-LA6 Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender

Occupational Health & Safety

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.35,P.36,P.37,P.38)

G4-LA7 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation

Occupational Health & Safety

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.35,P.36,P.37,P.38)

G4-LA8 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions  
Training and
Education
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category

Employee Education

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.32,P.33,P.34)

G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings

Material Issues: Human Resource Development

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.22)

Employee Education

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.32,P.33,P.34)

Global Promotion of Diversity

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.29,P.30)

G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category

Human Resources Management

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.23)

Employee Education

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.32,P.33,P.34)

Supplier
Assessment for
Labor Practices
G4-LA14 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria  
G4-LA15 Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken

Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.41)

Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.45)

Social: Human Rights

Aspect Section Indicator Link
Child Labor G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor

Material Issues: Fair Working Conditions

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.22)

Respect for Human Rights

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.23,P.24)

Forced or
Compulsory Labor
G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor

Material Issues: Fair Working Conditions

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.22)

Respect for Human Rights

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.23,P.24)

Supplier
Human Rights
Assessment
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria  
G4-HR11 Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.41)

Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.45)

Social: Society

Aspect Section Indicator Link
Anti-corruption G4-SO3 Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified

Material Issues: Anti-corruption

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.15)

Compliance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.19,P.20)

Fair Transactions

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.42,P.43)

G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

Material Issues: Anti-corruption

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.15)

Compliance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.19,P.20)

Fair Transactions

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.42,P.43)

G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken  
Anti-competitive
Behavior
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes

Press Release

Fair Transactions

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.42,P.43)

Compliance G4-SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations

Press Release

Compliance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.19,P.20)

Supplier
Assessment for
Impacts on
Society
G4-SO9 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society  
G4-SO10 Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken

Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.41)

Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.45,P.46)

Social: Product Responsibility

Aspect Section Indicator Link
Customer Health
and Safety
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement

Quality Assurance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.50,P.51,P.52)

G4-PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes

Quality Assurance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.50,P.51,P.52)

Product and
Service Labeling
G4-PR3 Type of product and service information required by the organization’s procedures
For product and service information and labeling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements

Chemical Substances Management

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.64)

G4-PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes

Chemical Substances Management

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.64)

G4-PR5 Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

Customer Satisfaction

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017(P.52)

Supply Chain

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.45,P.46)

Compliance G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

Press Release

Quality Assurance

CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2017
(P.50,P.51,P.52)