Relevant Goals and Targets of SDGs

We have clarified the relationship between our five material issues of CSR and the 17 goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.)

Materiality Relevant Goals of SDGs Relevant Targets of SDGs
(interpreted in Toyo Ink Group style)
Material Issue 1
Provide Value that Exceeds Customer Expectations and Contribute to Society
3. Good Health and Well-being7. Affordable and Clean Energy9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure12. Responsible Consumption and Production

3.4 We will promote the good health and welfare of consumers through the prevention and treatment of diseases with transdermal patches, along with the new Medical Healthcare business. (life)

7.2 We will contribute to the expansion of renewable energy by developing and selling components that help improve the performance of solar cells. (Sustainability)

7.3 We will contribute to reducing consumption of oil resources and improving energy efficiency by developing and selling components for lithium ion batteries and other secondary batteries. (Sustainability)

9.4 We will improve sustainability by expanding environmentally friendly technologies and suggesting solutions. (Sustainability)

9.5 We will take on challenges to create innovative products, services, and new businesses that will contribute to improving the quality of life (QOL) of consumers. (Life)

12.3 We will reduce food loss in the supply chain by providing a range of packaging materials. (Life)

12.4 We will implement chemical substance control throughout the life cycle of products to ensure comprehensive quality control, thereby minimizing the impact on consumers' health and the environment.

Material Issue 2
Co-exist in Harmony with the Environment through Innovative Technologies
3. Good Health and Well-being6. Clean Water and Sanitation7. Affordable and Clean Energy12. Responsible Consumption and Production13. Climate Action15. Life on Land

3.9 We will manage harmful chemical substances and take countermeasures against soil and groundwater pollution to reduce the negative impact on consumers' health.

6.3 We will contribute to improving water quality by reducing chemical emissions, recycling water, and ensuring appropriate water treatment.

6.4 We will advance efficient use of water by reducing water consumption and improving the efficiency of water use.

6.6 We will continuously conduct environmental impact assessments of factory wastewater using Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) and reduce the environmental impact of wastewater to protect water-related ecosystems.

7.2 We will increase the ratio of renewable energy to all the energy we use by introducing facilities such as solar power generation facilities.

7.3 We will strive to improve the energy efficiency of production by replacing equipment with energy-efficient versions, introducing cogeneration systems, and taking other measures.

12.2 We will focus on the development of products made from biomass materials in our efforts to make efficient use of natural resources.

12.4 We will quantify and reduce the environmental impact of our products in their life cycle by using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

12.5 We will reduce waste emissions by promoting the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, and recycle).

13.1 We will strive to mitigate climate change by reducing CO2 emissions with initiatives including the continuation of energy conservation activities, energy conservation investments, and production innovation.

15.1 We will continue to undertake ecosystem surveys of company-owned forests and rivers to check the impact of our business activities on the terrestrial ecosystem and the inland freshwater ecosystem and focus on activities for preserving them.

15.2 We will encourage sustainable forest management using FSC-certified paper, forest absorption credits in carbon-offsetting, and other measures.

Material Issue 3
Co-exist and Co-prosper with the Supply Chain and Fulfill the Trust of Stakeholders
12. Responsible Consumption and Production16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

12.7 We will promote sustainable procurement (CSR procurement) based on the Procurement Principles and the Standard for Selecting Suppliers.

16.2 We will prohibit forced labor and child labor via our supply chain and ensure that we provide training on human rights including respect for human rights.

Material Issue 4
Value Employees and Pursue Their Happiness and Job Satisfaction
4. Quality Education5. Gender Equality8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

4.4 We will increase the number of employees with technological and vocational skills by establishing plants in emerging countries to create employment, providing support for production, and cultivating human resources proactively at each base.

5.1 We will promote women's participation and advancement by providing training, including modules aimed at increasing the rate of hiring of female graduates and modules for promoting career awareness among female employees.

5.5 We will increase the number of female officers and managers to promote women's participation in decision-making.

5.b We will install toilets for women in the workplace, introduce hand cranes, and take other measures to reduce the burden on female employees at our production sites.

8.5 We will employ more people with disabilities and build an environment that enables their active participation.

8.6 We will expand employment training opportunities in Japan and other countries through the Toyo Ink Academy.

8.7 We will ensure that we prohibit forced labor and child labor at all sites, including overseas sites.

8.8 We will promote a safe, secure work environment by encouraging activities for worker safety, operations security, and the prevention of workplace injuries in a Group-wide manner.

Material Issue 5
Build a Solid Base that Underpins Trust
10. Reduced Inequalities16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

10.3 We will promote measures to ensure compliance and act appropriately by observing laws and regulations.

16.5 We will not be involved in corruption or bribery in Japan or any other countries.