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*The following list shows the page numbers containing information related to these guidelines. The following abbreviations are used for the main and supplemental publications:
CR : TOTO CORPORATE REPORT 2016
CV : TOTO CORPORATE REPORT 2016 ※PDF only

General Standard Disclosures

Section Indicator Website Publications
Strategy and Analysis
G4-1 Provide 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. Top Commitment
<CR> P3-P4
<CV> P3-P4
Organizational Profile
G4-3 Report the name of the organization. Corporate Profile
<CR> P30
<CV> P50
G4-4 Report the primary brands, products, and services. Corporate Profile -
G4-5 Report the location of the organization's headquarters. Corporate Profile
<CR> P30
<CV> P50
G4-6 Report the 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. Group Bases
<CV> P9-P10
G4-7 Report the nature of ownership and legal form. Corporate Profile
<CR> P30
<CV> P50
G4-8 Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries). Group Bases
Research and Development
<CR> P9-P13
G4-9 Report the 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
Corporate Profile
Historical Financial Data
IR Library
<CR> P7-P8
P30
G4-10
  • Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender.
  • Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender.
  • Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender.
  • Report the total workforce by region and gender.
  • Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).
  • Report 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.
Promoting Diversity
<CV> P41-P42
G4-11 Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. - -
G4-12 Describe the organization's supply chain. Together with Suppliers
<CR> P27
G4-13 Report 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
IR Topics
<CV> P43-P46
G4-14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. Risk Management
<CR> P23
<CV> P37
G4-15 List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses. Global Compact
<CR> P23
G4-16 List 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
Collaboration on Public Policy -
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
G4-17
  • List all entities included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents.
  • Report whether any entity included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report.
Group Bases
<CV> P9-P10
G4-18
  • Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries.
  • Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content.
Materiality
<CV> P36
G4-19 List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content. Materiality
<CR> P23
<CV> P36
G4-20 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization, as follows:
  • Report 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 two 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
  • Report any specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary within the organization
Materiality -
G4-21 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization, as follows:
  • Report 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
Materiality -
G4-22 Report the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements. Additional information will be released as necessary according to the item Additional information will be released as necessary according to the item
G4-23 Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries. Filings with Tokyo Stock Exchange -
Stakeholder Engagement
G4-24 Provide a list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization. Engagement with Stakeholders
<CR> P29 P30
G4-25 Report the basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage. Charter of TOTO Group Corporate Behavior -
G4-26 Report the 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. Engagement with Stakeholders
<CR> P29 P30
G4-27 Report 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. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns. Engagement with Stakeholders
<CR> P29-P30
Report Profile
G4-28 Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided. Scope of reporting
<CR> P2
<CV> P2
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report (if any). -
G4-30 Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial). Scope of reporting
<CR> P2
<CV> P2
G4-31 Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents. -
G4-32
  • Report the 'in accordance' option the organization has chosen.
  • Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option (see tables below).
  • Report the reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured. GRI recommends the use of external assurance but it is not a requirement to be 'in accordance' with the Guidelines.
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<CR> P1
G4-33
  • Report the organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report.
  • If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, report the scope and basis of any external assurance provided.
  • Report the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers.
  • Report whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization's sustainability report.
Third-Party Opinions
Fiscal 2015 data sheet
Third Party Verification on Environmental Reporting
<CR> P30
Governance
G4-34 Report the 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
<CR> P16
<CV> P25-P35
Ethics and Integrity
G4-56 Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics. Philosophy System
<CR> P1-P2
<CV> P1-P2

Specific Standard Disclosures

Section Indicator Website Publications
Disclosures on Management Approach
G4-DMA
  • Report why the Aspect is material. Report the impacts that make this Aspect material.
  • Report how the organization manages the material Aspect or its impacts.
  • Report the evaluation of the management approach, including:
    • The mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of the management approach
    • The results of the evaluation of the management approach
    • Any related adjustments to the management approach
Materiality
Global Environment Goals
Conserving water
Preventing global warming
Contribution to local communities
<CR> P17-P18
<CV> P38
Environmental
Energy
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization Fiscal 2015 data sheet Preventing global warming | Manufacturing -
G4-EN5 Energy consumption outside of the organization Fiscal 2015 data sheet -
Water
G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source Fiscal 2015 data sheet
Preventing global warming | Manufacturing
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G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused Fiscal 2015 data sheet
Preventing global warming | Manufacturing
<CR> P18
Emissions
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) Overview of Environmetnal Impact
Fiscal 2015 data sheet
Preventing global warming | Manufacturing
Third party assurance on environmental reporting
<CV> P39
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) Overview of Environmetnal Impact
Fiscal 2015 data sheet
Preventing global warming | Manufacturing
Third party assurance on environmental reporting
<CV> P39
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) Overview of Environmetnal Impact
Fiscal 2015 data sheet
Preventing global warming | Products
Preventing global warming | Logistics
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G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity Fiscal 2015 data sheet -
G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Preventing global warming | Products
Preventing global warming | Manufacturing
Preventing global warming | Logistics
<CR> P18
<CV> P39
Products and Services
G4-EN27 Persentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Conserving water | Products
Preventing global warming | Products
<CR> P17
<CV> P39-P40
Society
Local Communities
G4-SO1 Persentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs TOTO Water Environment Fund(Japanese only) -