Basic Policy of the Toshiba Group
Toshiba contributes as a corporate entity to help solve society's problems. We, as a corporate citizen, are participating proactively and believe that our social action programs are very important in helping to create a sustainable society.
Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group
- Commitment to People
- Commitment to the Future
Slogan of the Toshiba Group
Toshiba Group Basic Policy on Corporate Citizenship
- In accordance with the Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group and Toshiba Group Standards of Conduct, we make cigorous efforts to contribute to society.
- In contributing to society, we focus on the following fields: protection of the natural enviroment, science and technology education, promotion of sport and culture, social welfare, and international exchanges and friendship.
- We support employees' voluntary activities.
We are expanding globally based on three pillars -- educating the next generation, protecting our natural environment, and social welfare -- with emphasis on human rights, the environment, and the CSR of our supply chain while giving particular consideration to the gravity of the Toshiba Group's CSR.
Employees, both as individuals and as an organization, become more sensitive to society's problems through participating in volunteer activities. We believe that, through these, we are tied into generating innovation in our work activities.
Breakdown of Expenditures in FY2014
*1 Expenditures include cash contributions, corporate-initiated programs, and donations of products.
*2 "Other" includes donations of products and allowing access to facilities for public use (gyms, etc.).
In the Toshiba Group, the social contributions team of the CSR office works together with the promotion staff of social contributions at each company and workplace to promote these activities. From April 2013 to March 2014, approximately 100,000 employees from 179 Group companies participated in 1,481 activities for social contribution.
Social contribution promotion staff work group (a work group of representatives from the social contribution promotion staff) evaluate 9 criteria, such as purpose, employee participation, originality, continuity, effects on society, and cooperation with outside organizations. Activities that produce particularly noteworthy results are commended at the Toshiba Group CSR Conference in December.