Fuyo Lease Group and Its Stakeholders

The Fuyo Lease Group aims to solve social issues through its business operations as it paves the way to a sustainable society and sustainable business growth, while responding to the expectations of its stakeholders.

Creation of Shared Value with Our Stakeholders

The Fuyo Lease Group provides various opportunities for engagement with stakeholders. By understanding various social issues and stakeholders’ expectations for the Group accurately and in a timely manner, and by promoting Creating Shared Value (CSV), we aim to contribute to the realization of a prosperous society and sustainable growth.

Our business partners' interests and expectations for our company are high quality, highly efficient products and services, and being reliable as a business partner. Engagement methods include daily sales activities, exhibitions at exhibitions (BPO/ICT), activities through remote channels (for some group companies), and a website. The main initiatives include developing employees who can propose and provide sales activities and services that are trusted by customers and create value together with customers. Employees' interests and expectations for our company are self-growth, job satisfaction, a comfortable work environment, respect for human rights, and a healthy lifestyle. Engagement methods include various training systems, communication through personnel systems and welfare programs, intranet, internal SNS, employee awareness surveys, whistleblowing systems and consultation desks, and employee unions. Its main initiatives include strategic human resource development, diversity and inclusion, health management, work-life balance, employee awareness surveys, and holding Office Days with family participation. Our interests in the natural environment and our expectations for our company include responding to climate change, contributing to a circular economy, and preserving biodiversity. Engagement methods include RE100, commitment to decarbonization through carbon neutral declaration, participation in initiatives (JCLP, Ellen MacArthur Foundation), daily sales activities, and social contribution activities. The main initiatives include efforts to reduce CO₂ emissions, such as reducing the Group's emissions and contributing to CO₂ reduction through business, reducing waste through business opportunities and business activities that contribute to a recycling-oriented society, and zero waste activities. Examples of biodiversity initiatives include promoting a circular economy, such as self-breeding of fish and aquatic plants for commercial use, raising endangered species, and learning about biodiversity. The local community's interests and expectations for our company are to solve social issues through business, create social value, and make social contributions to local communities. Engagement methods include daily sales activities and social contribution activities such as donations and volunteering. Its main initiatives include social contribution activities such as donations and volunteering, which work together with customers to create future social value through sales activities. Shareholders and investors are interested in and expect our company to improve its corporate value over the medium to long term and to disclose financial and non-financial information in a timely and appropriate manner. Engagement methods include shareholder meetings, financial results briefings, integrated reports, and individual dialogue with investors. The main initiatives include holding general shareholders' meetings online, revitalizing financial results briefings, enhancing disclosure in integrated reports, implementing IR and SR meetings, enhancing disclosure regarding sustainability (TCFD, human capital), and enhancing disclosure in sustainable finance. One example is disclosure of initiatives through funding.

Participation in the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

The UNGC is an initiative in which companies and organizations demonstrate responsible and creative leadership to act as good members of society and participate in the creation of a global framework for the realization of sustainable growth. Fuyo Lease signed the UNGC in January 2018. We agree to and continue to work toward the achievement of the UNGC's Ten Principles* related to protecting human rights, eliminating unfair labor, responding to environmental issues and anticorruption.

The Global Compact Network Japan, which is the local network of the UNGC, hosts subcommittees organized by theme to discuss and exchange information with experts regarding the efforts of member companies and organizations. Since fiscal 2019, we have participated in several subcommittees, and use the knowledge and best practices we have gained from these subcommittees to promote sustainable business activities.

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    The Ten Principles of the UNGC
Human Rights Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Labour Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Environment Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Anti-Corruption Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.