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).
  • AGC Report 2018 (P.5-10,P.17-26)
  • Company Profile
  • 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) 2018(P.25)

    Global Promotion of Diversity

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.32)

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

    Respect for Human Rights

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.27-28)

    G4-12
    Describe the organization’s supply chain.

    Procurement Policy

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.51)

    Material Issues: Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.51-52)

    Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.51-52)

    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.
    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) 2018(P.7)

    Local Communities, NGOs/NPOs, Governments

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(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) 2018(P.7)

    Local Communities, NGOs/NPOs, Governments

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(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.
  • G4-19
    List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content.

    CSR Promotion System

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(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) 2018(P.14-15)

    Human Rights and Labor Practices: Material Issues

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.21-22)

    The Environment: Material Issues

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.64-65)

    Fair Operating Practices: Material Issues

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.40-41)

    Consumer Issues: Material Issues

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.48-49)

    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) 2018(P.51-52)

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

    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.
  • Core
  • This table
  • Financial Review (P.63)
  • 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.
  • AGC Report 2018 (P.35-37)
  • Corporate Governance

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.17)

    CSR Promotion System

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(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.
  • AGC Report 2018 (P.1-2)
  • CSR-Related Policies

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.5)

    Compliance

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.21-22)

    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
  • Financial Review (P.9-10)
  • Environmental Impact

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.68)

    Material Issues: Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.65)

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    Products and Technologies that Contribute to Environmental Solutions

    G4-EC3
    Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations
  • Financial Review (P.39-41)
  • 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) 2018
    (P.68-70)

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

    Sustainable Use of Resources

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.81-82)

    Energy
    G4-EN3
    Energy consumption within the organization

    Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.68-70)

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    G4-EN4
    Energy consumption outside of the organization

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    G4-EN5
    Energy intensity

    Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.68-70)

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    G4-EN6
    Reduction of energy consumption

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    G4-EN7
    Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

    Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.68-70)

    Water
    G4-EN8
    Total water withdrawal by source

    Effective Use of Water Resources and the Prevention of Water Pollution

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.76-77)

    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) 2018
    (P.76-77)

    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) 2018
    (P.71-72)

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

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

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

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    G4-EN18
    Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity

    Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.68-70)

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

    G4-EN19
    Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

    Response to Climate Change

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.71-72)

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

    Pollution Prevention

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.76,P.80-81)

    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) 2018(P.76-77)

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

    Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.68-70)

    Sustainable Use of Resources

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.81-82)

    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) 2018
    (P.68-70)

    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
    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) 2018
    (P.71-72)

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

    Environmental Impact/Environmental Accounting

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.68-70)

    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) 2018(P.47)

    Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.51-52)

    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) 2018
    (P.37-40)

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

    Occupational Health & Safety

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.37-40)

    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) 2018
    (P.34-36)

    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) 2018(P.24)

    Employee Education

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.34-36)

    Global Promotion of Diversity

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.32-34)

    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) 2018(P.25-26)

    Employee Education

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.34-36)

    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) 2018(P.47)

    Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.51-52)

    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) 2018(P.24)

    Respect for Human Rights

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.27-28)

    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) 2018(P.24)

    Respect for Human Rights

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.27-28)

    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) 2018(P.47)

    Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.51-52)

    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) 2018(P.47)

    Compliance

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.21-22,P.48-49)

    Fair Transactions

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.48-49)

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

    Material Issues: Anti-corruption

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.16,P.47)

    Compliance

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.21-22)

    Fair Transactions

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.48-49)

    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
    Compliance
    G4-SO8
    Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations
    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) 2018(P.47)

    Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.51-52)

    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) 2018
    (P.60-62)

    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) 2018
    (P.60-62)

    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) 2018(P.78)

    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) 2018(P.78)

    G4-PR5
    Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

    Customer Satisfaction

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018(P.63)

    Supply Chain

    CSR Activity Report (Detailed) 2018
    (P.51-52)

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