Medium-Term CSR Plan

Alpine promotes CSR activities utilizing the PDCA cycle based on our medium-term plan.

CSR Action Policies for fiscal year 2017

The Alps and Alpine Groups have formulated our action policies as given below, by taking into consideration, analyzing, and summarizing the degree of importance for the groups, changes in external environments, and other factors. In addition to the overall policy, we have established separate policies for the environment, social, and governance (ESG) categories.

Action Policy
We shall perceive changes in external environments and expectations from stakeholders in responsible ways, and build a foundation for sustainable growth.
Policies by Category
Environment Promotion of activities to conserve the global environment
Social Strengthening of management in view of external standards and external environments (Human rights, labor safety, procurement)
Governance Strengthening of corporate risk countermeasures and business foundations

2016 Summary

Category Main Activities
Environment Greenhouse Gas Reduction Our greenhouse gas reduction goals for facilities and logistics were achieved through the promotion of our environmental implementation plan.
Waste Reduction Waste was reduced by 10% compared to the base year through the extended application of wooden pallets.
Environmental Education Environmental education was provided for our employees and local elementary school students.
Social Labor Safety Three production bases acquired OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System certification.
Human Rights Following the enactment of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, we posted a statement on our website concerning human trafficking and slavery.
Supplier Survey A CSR survey was conducted, targeting 265 suppliers around the world.
Procurement Risks A survey was conducted for parts purchased at our six production bases, to an extent including the final production locations at raw material levels.
Women's Empowerment A women's working group to consider pleasant working environments from women's viewpoints was set up.
Regional Contribution Participation in a national project to support the swift recovery of the Hamadori area of Fukushima Prefecture, which was affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Governance Shift to a Company with an Audit and Supervisory Committee Alpine transitioned from a company with a board of company auditors to a company with an audit and supervisory committee.
Compliance Education Compliance education was provided using programs prepared according to the regional characteristics of different countries.