Social Contributions

Promoting Group-wide Social Contributions

Basic Stance

To realize parts of our corporate philosophy of “In Harmony with Society” and “Empowering Our People”, through conducting social contribution activities that draw on the unique characteristics of business groups and business sites, we support the development of local communities. In addition, we are engaged in group-wide activities and we are working to foster a corporate culture that vitalizes development of volunteer personnel.

Corporate Code of Conduct

3.Contribute to society and support the development of local communities

The Teijin Group contributes through its business operations to the development of the economy of the countries or regions in which it locates its bases. In addition, from the perspective of promoting mutually beneficial coexistence with society, the Teijin Group conducts appropriate activities to contribute to society as a responsible corporate citizen, and actively participates in and supports the fields of science, education, culture, and athletics, as well as preservation of the environment, prevention of disasters, and rescue operations.

Teijin Group Basic Policies for Social Contributions

  • 1
    Social contribution activities are positioned as a pursuit of the Teijin Group corporate philosophy and as practical implementation of the Code of Conduct.
  • 2
    Social contribution activities are to be implemented proactively, and show respect for the particular characteristics of the business and region.
  • 3
    Volunteer activities of employees are encouraged and support shall be provided to foster volunteer personnel
  • 4
    Priority fields in social contributions in terms of group-wide activities are the environment, international exchange and social education.
  • 5
    Donations shall be made according to need for humanitarian purposes such as after natural disasters.

Teijin Group System to Promote Social Contribution Activities

Based on the Corporate Code of Conduct, the Teijin Group promotes social contribution activities in each business group and business site from the standpoints of science and education, culture, sports activities, environmental preservation activities and disaster prevention activities.

In addition, the Corporate Communications Department (relegated to the CSR Planning and Promotion Department as of April 1, 2017) plays a central role in supporting volunteer activities and proposing Group-wide social contribution programs in which employees can easily engage. Through these programs, we are fostering human resources who can participate independently in and promote social contribution activities.

Expenses of Social Contribution Activities in FY2016

Since joining the Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) 1% Club in FY2003, the Teijin Group has been aiming to set aside at least 1% of ordinary income for social contribution costs. Expenses of social contribution activities in FY2016 were approximately 890 million yen, 1.6% of ordinary income.

Expenses of Social Contribution Activities in FY2016a red star

Total amount approx 890 million yen. Science and research:75.4% Health, medicine and sports:4.6% Local community activities and preservation of historic sites and traditional culture:4.2% Education and social education:4.2% Environment:4.0% Social welfare and social inclusion:3.4% Others:4.2%

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    The categories in the above graph correspond to the items of the Keidanren 1% Club of which the Teijin Group is a member.

Breakdown of Expenses of Social Contribution Activities in FY2016a red star

Item Description Amount (millions of yen)
Monetary Monetary donations and other expenses for social contribution activities 718
Donations of goods Donations of our products and other goods to social welfare organizations 10
Free renting of
company facilities
Expenses for free renting of company facilities such as gyms and playgrounds 37
Participation/Dispatch
of employees
Personnel expenses for employees who participated in philanthropic activities during their work hours, such as joining local events as part of their work, and employees who gave lectures at meetings 126
Total   890
  • Data for all group companies, based on the Keidanren "Procedures for Implementing FY2016 Survey on Results of Corporate Philanthropic Activities".