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CSR Management of the azbil Group

CSR Management of the azbil Group — Infrastructure to Support for Value Creation That Contributing “In Series” to a Sustainable Society

Making azbil Group philosophy “human-centered automation” the foundation for its business activities, the azbil Group works to fulfill its corporate social responsibility (CSR) by assisting in the continuous development of society. By actively putting people first as we contribute to the economy, environment, and society, we strive to substantialize the values that we hold in common with society, such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Approach to CSR Management

The azbil Group takes a broad view of the responsibilities that a company should fulfill toward stakeholders and society, and takes a twofold approach to CSR management across the entire Group, as explained in the diagram below.
First,there is what we call “basic CSR,” which involves fulfilling the azbil Group’s fundamental obligations as a member of society. This includes thorough compliance with laws and regulations; risk management and preventative measures in such fields as disaster mitigation,information security, product quality, product liability, and accounting; strengthening of risk management measures and internal controls; and improvement of workplace environments to ensure the welfare of the people who work in them. The azbil Group believes that there are no shortcuts to earning the trust of society, so our aim is to implement fair and honest management and to strengthen our corporate governance.
The second approach is what we term “proactive CSR,” which consists of contributions to society through our business operations, as well as employees’ voluntary participation in activity that benefits society, as an outgrowth of the culture and atmosphere of the company. By managing the company on the basis of the Group philosophy, the azbil Group proactively contributes to the development of a sustainable society.

two core management

Basic CSR

Fulfilling our fundamental obligations to society

Creating an environment conducive to compliance

For more detailed information, see “Compliance”

Operation with thorough risk management

For more detailed information, see “Risk Management”

Implementing internal control

For more detailed information, see “internal control”

The Group’s own environmental initiatives

For more detailed information, see “Environmental Initiatives”

Business management that values people

For more detailed information, see “Responsibility to Employees and Partners”

Proactive CSR

Contributing though our business operations and voluntary activity

Contributing to society though our business operationsy

The azbil Group contributes to society through our unique solutions that combine our own products and services.

For more detailed information, see “Contributing to society though our business operationsy”

Voluntary contributions to society

The azbil Group proactively supports and promotes voluntary contribution to society by employees.

For more detailed information, see Voluntary contributions to society,“azbil Honey Bee Club”,“Shonan International Marathon”

Framework for Promoting CSR

The azbil Group CSR Promotion Committee has been established to promote CSR activities across the entire azbil Group. The committee consists of officers in charge of CSR at each Group company and is led by the executive officer in charge of CSR at Azbil Corporation. In addition to formulating Group-wide action plans and monitoring progress, the committee provides guidance to subsidiaries. Subject to the approval of Azbil Corporation’s Board of Directors, the committee formulates and implements plans, evaluates and analyzes the results, and reports to management, following a plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle. The CSR Promotion Committee, in cooperation with the SDGs Promotion Committee, promotes corporate activities that contribute “in series” to a sustainable society, including initiatives to achive the Essencial Goals of azbil Group for SDGs.

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