GRI Content Index

In compiling the Daiwa Securities Group SDGs Data Book 2019, reference was made to the GRI Standards 2016 of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

Universal Standards

Organizational Profile

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
102-1 Name of the organization.
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services
102-3 Location of headquarters
102-4 Location of headquarters
102-5 Ownership and legal form
102-6 Markets served
102-7 Scale of the organization
102-8 Information on employees and other workers
102-9 Supply chain
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach
102-12 External initiatives
102-13 Membership of associations

Strategy

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Our Values

Ethics and Integrity

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior Our Values
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics

Governance

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
102-18 Governance structure
102-19 Delegating authority
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body
102-25 Conflicts of interest
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance -  
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting
102-33 Communicating critical concerns
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns
102-35 Remuneration policies
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Corporate Governance Report
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio -  
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio -  

Stakeholder Engagement

Reporting Practice

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries
102-47 List of material topics
102-48 Restatements of information Not Applicable  
102-49 Changes in reporting
102-50 Reporting period
102-51 Date of most recent report
102-52 Reporting cycle
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55 Content index Content index  
102-56 External assurance Independent Assurance Report
and third-party guarantee mark on each page

103 Management Approach

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary
103-2 The management approach and its components
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach

Standards by Topic

Economic

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
201: Economic Performance
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Disclosure Report 2019 (only Japanese)
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Disclosure Report 2019 (only Japanese)
201-4 Financial assistance received from government Impact is insignificant  
202: Market Presence
202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community -  
203: Indirect Economic Impacts
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Initiatives with Our Stakeholders
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts Not applicable  
204: Procurement Practices
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
205: Anti-corruption
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Not applicable  
206: Anti-competitive Behavior
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Not applicable  

Environmental

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
301: Materials
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume Not applicable  
301-2 Recycled input materials used Not applicable  
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials Not applicable  
302: Energy
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
303: Water and Effluents (2018)
303-1 Interactions with water as a shared resource Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
303-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
303-3 Water withdrawal
303-4 Water discharge -  
303-5 Water consumption -  
304: Biodiversity
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas Not applicable  
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity Not applicable  
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Not applicable  
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations Not applicable  
305: Emissions
305-1 Direct GHG emissions
305-2 Energy indirect GHG emissions
305-3 Other indirect GHG emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
306: Effluents and Waste
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method
306-3 Significant spills Not applicable  
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste Not applicable  
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff Not applicable  
307: Environmental Compliance
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Not applicable  
308: Supplier Environmental Assessment
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Not applicable  
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Not applicable  

Society

Number Disclosures Applicable web page Report Page Number
401: Employment
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees Creating a rewarding workplace
401-3 Parental leave Creating a rewarding workplace
402: Labor/Management Relations
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes -  
403: Occupational Health and Safety (2018)
403-1 Occupational health and safety management system Creating a rewarding workplace
403-2 Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation    
403-3 Occupational health services    
403-4 Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety    
403-5 Worker training on occupational health and safety    
403-6 Promotion of worker health    
403-7 Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships    
403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system    
403-9 Work-related injuries    
403-10 Work-related ill health    
404: Training and Education
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Human Resource Development and Skill Enhancement
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs    
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews    
405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
406: Non-discrimination
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
408: Child Labor
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
409: Forced or Compulsory Labor
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
410: Security Practices
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
411: Rights of Indigenous Peoples
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
412: Human Rights Assessment
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening
413: Local Communities
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities Impact is insignificant, due to the nature of our business  
414: Supplier Social Assessment
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Not applicable  
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Not applicable  
415: Public Policy
415-1 Political contributions
416: Customer Health and Safety
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Not applicable due to the nature of our business  
417: Marketing and Labeling
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling Not applicable  
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communication Not applicable  
418: Customer Privacy
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Not applicable  
419: Socioeconomic Compliance
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Not applicable