The Digital Sustainability Report is a real-time tool creating a virtuous relationship amongst communication, accountability, open data, and stakeholder dialogue. It represents a clear information platform, accessible, and designed to meet the information needs of stakeholders interested in learning about the organization, its strategies and performances.
Moreover, this platform reinforces a culture based on transparency, information and evaluation of changes within all the organizations, realigning internal management and communication practices.
Structure of the digital CSR & Sustinability Report
The Sustainability PAGE of the website contains the Company’s Sustainability Matrix, that represents the Hitachi contributes on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UN Agenda 2030. SDGs are positioned in relation with the contribution of Hitachi Rail STS to their realization and their materiality for Company’s stakeholders. Clicking on every SDGs icons you could discover the material topics related with each one of them and learn more about Company’s activities and performances. Moreover, SDGs are connected to the respective strategic areas which they refer, visualized beside the Matrix.
The Hitachi Rail page also presents results and performance highlights, connected with the three dimensions of the sustainability: social, environmental and economic.
The website is then divided into three sections – Environmental, Social and Governance – where you can find the main initiatives with in-depth links that refer to the pages dedicated to each SDGs.
The Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report 2020 of Hitachi Rail, in its first edition, has been prepared in accordance with the “GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards“ of the Global Reporting Initiative, using the “in accordance – core” reporting option.
In order to ensure the quality of the Report, Hitachi Rail follows the reporting principles for defining report content and quality in accordance with the GRI Standards, which provide a set of criteria to select the information to be included in the report and the related representation methods.
The Report Covers
Period. The main period covered is fiscal 2019 (April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020)
Note. Some information on activities in April 2020 and after is also included.
Company perimeter. This edition covers Hitachi Rail’s global activities except for data related to Japan business. We aim to include the Japanese business in future editions..
Social data. Boundary of data indicated under each indicator.
Reporting Cycle. Published every year as an annual report.
Date Published. February 2021.
CSR&S contacts team: Greenroad@hitachirail.com