Guideline Content Index

GRI Guidelines G4 Content Index

The AISIN Group uses the GRI*Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Version 3.1 as part of our reference guidelines for reporting on our CSR activities. The following is a comparative table of the GRI Guidelines' standard disclosure items and related activities. (As of the end of August 2015)

* Global Reporting Initiative (GRI): An international organization established in 1997 with the aim to develop and promote international guidelines on sustainability reporting of companies and organizations.

●:Core Indicators

General Standard Disclosures

Section Indicator Related section in CSR website
Strategy and Analysis
●G4-1 a.Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization (such as CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position) about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization's strategy for addressing sustainability Message from Top Management
G4-2 a.Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities Message from Top Management
AISIN Group Top Management Discussion
Business Report for Fiscal 2016
Organizational Profile
●G4-3 a.Name of the organization AISIN Group Profile
●G4-4 a.Primary brands, products, and services AISIN Group History and Main Product Lines
AISIN Group Profile
●G4-5 a.Location of the organization's headquarters AISIN Group Profile
●G4-6 a.Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries where either the organization has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report AISIN Group History and Main Product Lines
●G4-7 a.Nature of ownership and legal form Securities report
●G4-8 a.Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries) Securities report
●G4-9 a.Scale of the organization, including:

Total number of employees
Total number of operations
Net sales (for private sector organizations) or net revenues (for public sector organizations)
Total capitalization broken down in terms of debt and equity (for private sector organizations)
Quantity of products or services provided
Consolidated Financial and Non-Financial Highlights
Securities report
●G4-10 a.Total number of employees by employment contract and gender Consolidated Financial and Non-Financial Highlights
b.Total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender
c.Total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender
d.Total workforce by region and gender
e.Whether a substantial portion of the organization's work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors
f.Any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries)
●G4-11 a.Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements Stable Employment
●G4-12 a.Organization's supply chain Message from Top Management
AISIN Group Top Management Discussion
Business Report for Fiscal 2016
●G4-13 a.Any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization's size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain, including:

Changes in the location of, or changes in, operations, including facility openings, closings, and expansions
Changes in the share capital structure and other capital formation, maintenance, and alteration operations (for private sector organizations)
Changes in the location of suppliers, the structure of the supply chain, or in relationships with suppliers, including selection and termination
Message from Top Management
AISIN Group Top Management Discussion
Business Report for Fiscal 2016
Commitments to External Initiatives
●G4-14 a.Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization AISIN Group CSR
CSR Management
●G4-15 a.List of externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses -
●G4-16 a.List of memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization:

Holds a position on the governance body
Participates in projects or committees
Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues
Views membership as strategic
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Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
G4-17 a.List of all entities included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents Securities report
b.Whether any entity included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report
G4-18 a.Process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries Editorial policy
b.How the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content
●G4-19 a.List of all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content Editorial policy
●G4-20 a.For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization, as follows:

Whether the Aspect is material within the organization
If the Aspect is not material for all entities within the organization (as described in G4-17), select one of the following approaches and report either:
The list of entities or groups of entities included in G4-17 for which the Aspect is not material or
The list of entities or groups of entities included in G4-17 for which the Aspects is material
Any specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary within the organization
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●G4-21 a.For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization, as follows:

Whether the Aspect is material outside of the organization
If the Aspect is material outside of the organization, identify the entities, groups of entities or elements for which the Aspect is material. In addition, describe the geographical location where the Aspect is material for the entities identified
Report any specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary outside the organization
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●G4-22 a.Effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements -
●G4-23 a.Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries -
Stakeholder Engagement
●G4-24 a.List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization Dialogue with Stakeholders
●G4-25 a.Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage -
●G4-26 a.Organization's approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process -
●G4-27 a.Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting, as well as stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns -
Report Profile
●G4-28 a.Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided Editorial policy
●G4-29 a.Date of most recent previous report (if any) Editorial policy
●G4-30 a.Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial) Editorial policy
●G4-31 a.Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents -
GRI Content Index
●G4-32 a.The 'in accordance' option the organization has chosen GRI Content Index
b.GRI Content Index for the chosen option
c.Reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured
Assurance
●G4-32 a.Organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report -
b.If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, the scope and basis of any external assurance provided -
c.Relationship between the organization and the assurance providers -
d.Whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization's sustainability report -
Governance
●G4-34 a.Governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts. Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-35 a.Process for delegating authority for economic, environmental and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-36 a.Whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics, and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-37 a.Processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body. Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-38 a.Composition of the highest governance body and its committees by:

Executive or non-executive
Independence
Tenure on the governance body
Number of each individual's other significant positions and commitments, and the nature of the commitments
Gender
Membership of under-represented social groups
Competences relating to economic, environmental and social impacts
Stakeholder representation
Securities report
G4-39 a.Whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer (and, if so, his or her function within the organization's management and the reasons for this arrangement) Securities report
G4-40 a.Nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members, including:

Whether and how diversity is considered
Whether and how independence is considered
Whether and how expertise and experience relating to economic, environmental and social topics are considered
Whether and how stakeholders (including shareholders) are involved
Securities report
G4-41 a.Processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed. Report whether conflicts of interest are disclosed to stakeholders, including, as a minimum:

Cross-board membership
Cross-shareholding with suppliers and other stakeholders
Existence of controlling shareholder
Related party disclosures
Securities report
G4-42 a.Highest governance body's and senior executives' roles in the development, approval, and updating of the organization's purpose, value or mission statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to economic, environmental and social impacts CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-43 a.Measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body's collective knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-44 a.Processes for evaluation of the highest governance body's performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics. Whether such evaluation is independent or not, and its frequency. Whether such evaluation is a self-assessment CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
b.Actions taken in response to evaluation of the highest governance body's performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics, including, as a minimum, changes in membership and organizational practice CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-45 a.Highest governance body's role in the identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. Include the highest governance body's role in the implementation of due diligence processes. CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
b.Whether stakeholder consultation is used to support the highest governance body's identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-46 a.Highest governance body's role in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization's risk management processes for economic, environmental and social topics CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-47 a.Frequency of the highest governance body's review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-48 a.Highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization's sustainability report and ensures that all material Aspects are covered CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-49 a.Process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-50 a.Nature and total number of critical concerns that were communicated to the highest governance body and the mechanism(s) used to address and resolve them CSR Management
Corporate Governance
Securities report
G4-51 a.Remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives for the below types of remuneration:

Fixed pay and variable pay:
Performance-based pay
 Equity-based pay
 Bonuses
 Deferred or vested shares
Sign-on bonuses or recruitment incentive payments
Termination payments
Clawbacks
Retirement benefits, including the difference between benefit schemes and contribution rates for the highest governance body, senior executives, and all other employees
Securities report
b.How performance criteria in the remuneration policy relate to the highest governance body's and senior executives' economic, environmental and social objectives
G4-52 a.Process for determining remuneration. Whether remuneration consultants are involved in determining remuneration and whether they are independent of management. Any other relationships which the remuneration consultants have with the organization. Securities report
G4-53 a.How stakeholders' views are sought and taken into account regarding remuneration, including the results of votes on remuneration policies and proposals, if applicable Securities report
G4-54 a.Ratio of the annual total compensation for the organization's highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median annual total compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country -
G4-55 a.Ratio of percentage increase in annual total compensation for the organization's highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median percentage increase in annual total compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country -
Ethics and Integrity
●G4-56 a.Organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics AISIN Group CSR
G4-57 a.Internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines Compliance
G4-58 a.Internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms or hotlines Compliance

●:Core Indicators

Specific Standard Disclosures

Section Indicator Related section in CSR website
Disclosures on Management Approach
G4-DMA Why the Aspect is material and the impacts that make this Aspect material -
Economic
Economic Performance
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Consolidated Financial and Non-Financial Highlights
Business Report for Fiscal 2016
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change -
G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations -
G4-EC4 Financial assistance received from government -
Market Presence
G4-EC5 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation -
G4-EC6 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation -
Indirect Economic Impacts
G4-EC7 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported -
G4-EC8 Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts Resources Used and Emissions Released
Procurement Practices
Specific DMA Procurement practices of the organization causing negative impacts in the supply chain and actions taken to rectify them -
G4-EC9 Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation -
Environmental
DMA Why the Aspect is material. Management method and evaluation of the management approach. Environmental Policy
Fifth AISIN Consolidated Environmental Action Plan
Sixth AISIN Consolidated Environmental Action Plan
Materials
G4-EN1 Materials used by weight or volume Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials Resources Used and Emissions Released
Energy
Specific DMA Whether the organization is in compliance with energy-related regulations and policies set by the government, region, and the industry, and specific examples Establishment of a Low-carbon Society
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN4 Energy consumption outside of the organization Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN5 Energy intensity Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions, Resources Used and Emissions Released
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions, Resources Used and Emissions Released
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Eco-product certification
Water
G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water -
G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused -
Biodiversity
Specific DMA Strategy of the organization to achieve policy regarding biodiversity management Environmental Policy
Fifth AISIN Consolidated Environmental Action Plan
Sixth AISIN Consolidated Environmental Action Plan
G4-EN11 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas -
G4-EN12 Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas -
G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored Group company action highlights
G4-EN14 Total number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk -
Emissions
Specific DMA Whether any emission-related regulations and policies set by the government, region, and the industry are applicable to the organization, and specific examples Establishment of a Low-carbon Society
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) -
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions, Resources Used and Emissions Released
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions, Resources Used and Emissions Released
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN20 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) Targets and results of reducing CO2 emissions, Resources Used and Emissions Released
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN21 Nox, Sox, and other significant air emissions Targets and results of reducing VOC emissions
Resources Used and Emissions Released
Effluents and Waste
G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Targets and results in waste reduction
Resources Used and Emissions Released
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills -
G4-EN25 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally -
G4-EN26 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the organization's discharges of water and runoff -
Products and Services
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services Eco-product certification
G4-EN28 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category -
Compliance
G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations -
Transport
G4-EN30 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce -
Overall
G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type Environmental Accounting
Supplier Environmental Assessment
Specific DMA System to screen new suppliers using environmental criteria, negative impacts identified, and actions taken Relationship with Suppliers
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Relationship with Suppliers
G4-EN33 Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken -
Environmental Grievance Mechanisms
G4-EN34 Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms -
Social
Labor Practices and Decent Work
DMA Why the Aspect is material. Management method and evaluation of the management approach. Stable Employment
Employment
Specific DMA Incidents of non-compliance with respective labor laws and regulations in the organization's supply chain and actions taken -
G4-LA1 Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region -
G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation -
G4-LA3 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender Harnessing a Diverse Range of Human Resources
Labor/Management Relations
G4-LA4 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements Stable Employment
Occupational Health and Safety
Specific DMA Programs established to support employees and their families and community members regarding serious illnesses Stable Employment
G4-LA5 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs Stable Employment
G4-LA6 Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender Stable Employment
Employee Safety and Health
G4-LA7 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Stable Employment
Employee Safety and Health
G4-LA8 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions Stable Employment
Employee Safety and Health
Training and Education
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category -
G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings Human Resources Development
G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category -
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity Harnessing a Diverse Range of Human Resources
Equal Remuneration for Women and Men
G4-LA13 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation -
Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices
G4-LA14 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria Relationship with Suppliers
G4-LA15 Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken Relationship with Suppliers
Labor Practices Grievance Mechanisms
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms Compliance
Human Rights
DMA Why the Aspect is material. Management method and evaluation of the management approach. Respect for Human Rights
Investment
G4-HR1 Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening -
G4-HR2 Total hours of employee training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained Respect for Human Rights
Non-discrimination
G4-HR3 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken -
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
G4-HR4 Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights Relationship with Suppliers
Child Labor
G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor Relationship with Suppliers
Forced or Compulsory Labor
G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor Relationship with Suppliers
Security Practices
G4-HR7 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization's human rights policies or procedures that are relevant to operations -
Indigenous Rights
G4-HR8 Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples and actions taken -
Assessment
G4-HR9 Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments -
Supplier Human Rights Assessment
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria -
G4-HR11 Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken -
Human Rights Grievance Mechanisms
Specific DMA Availability, accessibility and resolving process of human rights grievance mechanisms -
G4-HR12 Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms -
Society
DMA Why the Aspect is material. Management method and evaluation of the management approach. Compliance
Basic Social Contribution Activities
Local Communities
Specific DMA Reference materials and declarations regarding collective rights of the local community. Local community engagement by gender. Achievements of and rights granted to committees such as occupational health and safety committees to deal with impact on the local community Basic Social Contribution Activities
G4-SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs -
G4-SO2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities -
Anti-corruption
Specific DMA Assessment process and criteria of corruption risks Compliance
G4-SO3 Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified -
G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures Compliance
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Compliance
Public Policy
G4-SO6 Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary -
Anti-competitive Behavior
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes -
Compliance
G4-SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations -
Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society
Specific DMA Practices for evaluating and auditing products and services of suppliers Relationship with Suppliers
G4-SO9 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society Relationship with Suppliers
G4-SO10 Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken Relationship with Suppliers
Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society
G4-SO11 Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms Compliance
Product Responsibility
DMA Why the Aspect is material. Management method and evaluation of the management approach. Quality First
Customer Health and Safety
Specific DMA Assessment of health and safety impacts for improvement of products and services, by life cycle Quality First
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement Quality First
G4-PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes Quality First
Product and Service Labeling
Specific DMA Practices the organization is implementing as a whole to assess and maintain customer satisfaction Quality First
G4-PR3 Type of product and service information required by the organization's procedures for product and service information and labeling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements -
G4-PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes -
G4-PR5 Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction -
Marketing Communications
G4-PR6 Sales of banned or disputed products -
G4-PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes -
Customer Privacy
G4-PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints received concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data -
Compliance
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services -

DMA: Disclosure on Management Approach