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CSR Reporting Policy

Our effort to report on the priority issues for our stakeholders and those for Toshiba Group

In editing the CSR Report, we examine and take into consideration the issues material for both our stakeholders as well as the Group, then verify the results using a Toshiba-specific index for determining materiality. Based on this, we have edited this CSR Report 2016 with the two new features described below.

CSR Report 2016 has the following three points:

  1. Reporting CEO commitment to engage in CSR management of Toshiba Group.
  2. Disclosing CSR Performance categorized into ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and enhancing the contents
  3. Reporting the process of identifying material issues, and FY2015 performances

Organizations covered in this report

In principle, Toshiba Group (Toshiba Corporation and its 551 consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and overseas) are covered in this report, but individual entities are indicated in cases where information does not pertain to Toshiba Group.

  • Note: “Toshiba” in this report refers to Toshiba Corporation. “Toshiba Group in Japan” refers to Toshiba corporation and its 161 consolidated subsidiaries in Japan. “Toshiba Group overseas” refers to 390 consolidated subsidiaries overseas.

Reporting period

This report focuses on the results of activities in FY2015 (from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016).
It also covers issues related to the inappropriate accounting issue and our approach to Toshiba Group’s revitalization.


Current issue: June 2016 (next issue scheduled for June 2017; previous issue: December 2015)

Reference Guidelines

  • GRI (Global Reporting Initiative)
    Sustainability Reporting Guidelines ver. 4
    This report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.
  • United Nations Global Compact [COP(Communication on Progress) Advanced level]
  • Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2012, Ministry of the Environment of Japan
  • Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005, Ministry of the Environment of Japan
  • ISO 26000

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Reporting Media and Disclosure Items on the Corporate Website

Toshiba Group provides non-financial information in our CSR Report and financial information in our Annual Report. Recognizing our responsibility to provide detailed non-financial information, especially on environmental issues, we also publish the Environmental Report separately from the CSR Report.

We also provide the latest information on related matters in a timely manner through our corporate website.

Annual Report/Investor Relations (IR) Website

In the Annual Report, we primarily report on Toshiba Group's business performance as of the end of the fiscal year and on our three-year midterm management plan.
We have referred to the IIRC's International Integrated Reporting Framework, and in order to provide information essential as an integrated report, we have expanded non-finantial information and the ESG section.
On the IR website, we aim to provide Toshiba's corporate information in a timely manner. An IR website optimized for mobile phone access is also available.

Annual Report(Issued in January 2016)
Annual Report
(Issued in January 2017)

Key reporting items (IR website)
IR News
Management Policy
Financial Data
IR Library
Stock and Bond Information
For individual investors

Environmental Report/Environment Website

On the environment website, we provide not only information on the Group's environmental activities in a timely manner, but also environmental reports on our production sites and Group companies.
In the Environmental Report, we provide a detailed description of the global environmental activities of Toshiba Group as a whole.

Environmental Report (PDF file)(Issued in January 2016)
Environmental Report
(PDF file)
(Issued in December 2016)

Key reporting items
(Environment website)

Green of Product
Green by Technology
Green of Process
Green Management

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