Declaration of Support for Initiatives and Organizations in Which SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group Participates

Declaration of Support for Initiatives and Organizations in Which SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group Participates

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group respects international norms and standards regarding CSR, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ISO 26000, the OECD's Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the ILO's International Labor Standards, and the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Ruggie Framework). In March 2009, Sekisui Chemical signed the United Nations Global Compact*.
In compiling and issuing its 2020 CSR Report, SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group conforms to the “Core” options of the internationally recognized Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards.
In addition, SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group is a supporter of the Japan Climate Initiative (JCI) Declaration. As such, the Group is joining the front line of the global push for decarbonization from Japan.

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  • * United Nations Global Compact:
    A voluntary program in which top management of firms around the world pledge to comply with 10 principles on subjects such as human rights, labor standards, the environment, and anti-corruption efforts within the scopes of influence of their fi rms and participate in building a global framework for realizing sustainable growth.

Declaration of Support for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Information Disclosure

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group declared its support for the TCFD*1 in January 2019. The Group began disclosing information*2 based on TCFD recommendations from July 2019. By promoting information disclosure based on TCFD recommendations, the Group will build a sustainable management foundation including relationships of trust with its stakeholders.

  • *1
    TCFD: Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, an organization established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international organization striving for stability in financial systems, in 2015.Recommends that companies analyze the impact of climate change on their financial status and disclose this information.
  • *2
    Disclosed on our company website as “Information Disclosure based upon the TCFD Statement of Support.” See the below for more information.

Major Organizations in Which SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group Participates

Organization, Committee, Conference, etc. Main Positions Undertaken by SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group Personnel Including Directors
Japan Business FederationVice Chairs of the Board of Councilors
Committee on Urban Policy and Housing Development, Japan Business FederationChair
Planning Subcommittee, Committee on Responsible Business Conduct & SDGs Promotion, Japan Business FederationSubcommittee Chairman
Keidanren Committee on Nature ConservationVice Chairman
Japan Chemical Industry AssociationDirector
The Japan Plastics Industry FederationDirector
Kansai Chemical Industry AssociationManaging Director
Japan PVC Pipe and Fittings AssociationChair, Representative Directo
FRPM Pipes Association of JapanChair
Lift-in Method Research InstituteChair
Federation of Japan Water Industries, Inc.Director
Japan Federation of Housing OrganizationsDirector
Japan Prefabricated Construction Suppliers and Manufacturers AssociationManaging Director
The Machinami FoundationDirector
The Provision of Quality Housing Stock Association (SumStock)Vice Chair
Japan-China Association for Building and Housing IndustryDirector
Japan Adhesive Tape Manufacturers AssociationDirector
Environmentally Symbiotic Housing Promotion Council 
New Energy Foundation 
Elderly Service Providers Association 
Smart Wellness Housing R&D Consortium 
Senior Housing Association 
Japanese Conference on Overseas Development of Eco-Cities 
Japan Housing Association 
Geo-Heat Promotion Association of Japan 
Association for Ground water and thermal energy Resources Enrichment and Activation 
Japan Sewage Pipe Renewal Method Association 
Nature Environment Coexistence Technology Association 
Japan Initiative for Marine Environment (JaIME) 
Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance (CLOMA) 

Donations Relating to Governmental Policies

Donations (made by SEKISUI CHEMICAL non-consolidated) to industry bodies and political groups for fiscal 2016 to fiscal 2020 are as follows:

(Unit: thousands of yen)
FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
19,050 22,909 23,596 25,448 17,828