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GRI Guideline Balance Sheet

General Standard Disclosures

Strategy and Analysis

  Item Indicator Related pages in 2016 CSR Report booklet
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 page
G4-2 Provide a description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group

Organizational Profile

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G4-3 Report the name of the organization. Corporate Profile
G4-4 Report the primary brands, products, and services. ADEKA in Our Lifestyles
G4-5 Report the location of the organization's headquarters. Corporate Profile
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. ADEKA Overseas Network
G4-7 Report the nature of ownership and legal form. Corporate Profile
G4-8 Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries). ▪ADEKA in Our Lifestyles
▪ADEKA Overseas Network
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
▪Financial Highlights (consolideted)
▪Corporate Profile
▪ADEKA in Our Lifestyles
▪ADEKA Overseas Network
G4-10 Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender. ▪Financial Highlights (consolideted)
▪Creating a Pleasant Working Environment
G4-12 Describe the organization's supply chain. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
▪Special Feature: ADEKA’s Polymer additive business and intumescent flame retardants

Commitments to External Initiatives

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G4-14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. CSR Management

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

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G4-17 a:List all entities included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents. ADEKA Overseas Network
G4-17 b:Report whether any entity included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report. Editorial Policy
G4-18 a:Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries. Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
G4-18 b:Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content. Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
G4-20 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization. ▪Editorial Policy
▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group

Report Profile

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G4-28 Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided. Editorial Policy
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report (if any). Reference Guidelines
G4-30 Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial). Editorial Policy
G4-31 Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents. Contact Information
G4-32 b. Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option (see tables below). Comparative Table for GRI Guidelines (G4)
G4-32 c. 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. Third Party Opinion Comments

Assurance

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G4-33 a. Report the organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report. Third Party Opinion Comments
G4-33 b. If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, report the scope and basis of any external assurance provided. Third Party Opinion Comments
G4-33 c. Report the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers. Third Party Opinion Comments
G4-33 d. Report whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization's sustainability report. Third Party Opinion Comments

Governance

Governance Structure and composition

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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. CSR Management
G4-36 Report 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. Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-37 Report 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. ▪CSR Management
▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-38 Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees. CSR Management
G4-39 Report 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). CSR Management
G4-40 Report the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members. CSR Management
G4-41 Report 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.
ADEKA Group Corporate Governance Guidelines

Highest governance body's role in setting purpose, values, and strategy

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G4-42 Report the 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. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
▪CSR Management

Highest governance body's role in risk management

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G4-45 Report the 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. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
▪CSR Management

Highest governance body's role in evaluating economic, environmental and social performance

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G4-49 Report the process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body. CSR Management
G4-50 Report the 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

Remuneration and incentives

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G4-51 Report the remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives for the below types of remuneration. Securities report

Ethics and Integrity

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G4-56 Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
▪CSR Management
G4-57 Report the internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines. CSR Management
G4-58 Report the 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. CSR Management

Specific Standard Disclosures

Aspect: Economic Performance

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G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed ▪Financial Highlights (consolideted)
▪Corporate Profile
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate chance Environmental Data

Environmental

Materials

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G4-EN1 Materials used by weight or volume ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data

Energy

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G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN4 Energy consumption outside of the organization ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN5 Energy intensity ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-EN6 Report the types of energy included in the reductions: fuel, electricity, heating, cooling, and steam. Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-EN6 Report the basis for calculating reductions in energy consumption such as base year or baseline, and the rationale for choosing it. Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-EN6 Report standards, methodologies, and assumptions used. Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN7 Report the basis for calculating reductions in energy consumption such as base year or baseline, and the rationale for choosing it. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN7 Report standards, methodologies, and assumptions used. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data

Water

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G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data

Biodiversity

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G4-EN11 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas Environmental Conservation Initiatives
G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored Environmental Conservation Initiatives

Emissions

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G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (SCOPE 1) ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN15 Report the chosen base year, the rationale for choosing the base year, emissions in the base year, and the context for any significant changes in emissions that triggered recalculations of base year emissions. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN15 Report standards, methodologies, and assumptions used. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN15 Report the chosen consolidation approach for emissions (equity share, financial control, operational control). ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN19 Redirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN19 Report the amount of GHG emissions reductions achieved as a direct result of initiatives to reduce emissions, in metric tons of CO2 equivalent. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN19 Report gases included in the calculation (whether CO2, CH4, N2O, HFCs, PFCs, SF6, NF3, or all). ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN19 Report the chosen base year or baseline and the rationale for choosing it. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN19 Report standards, methodologies, and assumptions used. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN19 Report whether the reductions in GHG emissions occurred in direct (Scope 1), energy indirect (Scope 2), other indirect (Scope 3) emissions. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN21 Nox, Sox, and other significant air emissions ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN21 Report standards, methodologies, and assumptions used. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN21 Report the source of the emission factors used. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data

Effluents and Waste

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G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN22 Report standards, methodologies, and assumptions used. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN23 Report the total weight of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, by the following disposal methods.
▪Reuse
▪Recycling
▪Composting
▪Recovery, including energy recovery
▪Incineration (mass burn)
▪Deep well injection
▪Landfill
▪On-site storage
▪Other (to be specified by the organization)
▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data

Products and Services

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G4-DMA Report why the Aspect is material. Report the impacts that make this Aspect material. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
▪CSR Management
G4-DMA Report how the organization manages the material Aspect or its impacts. Product Safety Initiatives
G4-DMA Report the evaluation of the management approach. Product Safety Initiatives

Compliance

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G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.
G4-EN29 Where organizations have not identified any non-compliance with laws or regulations, a brief statement of this fact is sufficient. There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

Transport

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G4-EN30 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN30 Report how the environmental impacts of transporting products, members of the organization’s workforce, and other goods and materials are mitigated. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN30 Report the criteria and methodology used to determine which environmental impacts are significant. ▪Environmental Conservation Initiatives
▪Environmental Data
G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type Environmental Data

Supplier Environmental Assessment

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G4-DMA Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
G4-DMA Report how the organization manages the material Aspect or its impacts. Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
G4-DMA Report the evaluation of the management approach, including. Environmental Conservation Initiatives

Labor Practices and Decent Work

Employment

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G4-LA3 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender Creating a Pleasant Working Environment
G4-LA3 Report the total number of employees that were entitled to parental leave, by gender. Creating a Pleasant Working Environment
G4-LA3 Report the total number of employees that took parental leave, by gender. Creating a Pleasant Working Environment
G4-LA3 Report the total number of employees who returned to work after parental leave ended, by gender. Creating a Pleasant Working Environment
G4-LA3 Report the total number of employees who returned to work after parental leave ended who were still employed twelve months after their return to work, by gender. Creating a Pleasant Working Environment
G4-LA3 Report the return to work and retention rates of employees who took parental leave, by gender. Creating a Pleasant Working Environment

Occupational Health and Safety

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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 Initiatives for Occupational Health and Safety
G4-LA5 a. Report the level at which each formal joint management-worker health and safety committee typically operates within the organization. Initiatives for Occupational Health and Safety

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

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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 Creating a Pleasant Working Environment

Society

Local Communities

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G4-DMA Report why the Aspect is material. Report the impacts that make this Aspect material. ▪Management Policies and CSR of the ADEKA Group
▪Initiatives Toward Community and Society

Anti-Corruption

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G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.
G4-SO7 Report the main outcomes of completed legal actions, including any decisions or judgments. There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

Compliance

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G4-SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non- monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.
G4-SO8 Report significant fines and non-monetary sanctions in terms of:
▪Total monetary value of significant fines
▪Total number of non-monetary sanctions
▪Cases brought through dispute resolution mechanisms
There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.
G4-SO8 If the organization has not identified any non-compliance with laws or regulations, a brief statement of this fact is sufficient. There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.
G4-SO8 Report the context against which significant fines and non-monetary sanctions were incurred. There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

Customer Health and Safety

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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 There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

Product and Service Labeling

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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 Product Safety Initiatives
G4-PR3 Report whether the following product and service information is required by the organization’s procedures for product and service information and labeling:
▪The sourcing of components of the product or service
▪Content, particularly with regard to substances that might produce an environmental or social impact
▪Safe use of the product or service
▪Disposal of the product and environmental/social impacts
▪Other (explain)
Product Safety Initiatives
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 There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

Marketing Communications

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G4-PR6 Sale of banned or disputed products The appropriate product is not available.
G4-PR6 Sale of banned or disputed products
Report whether the organization sells products that are:
▪Banned in certain markets
▪The subject of stakeholder questions or public debate
Report how the organization has responded to questions or concerns regarding these products.
The appropriate product is not available.
G4-PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

Compliance

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G4-DMA Report why the Aspect is material. Report the impacts that make this Aspect material. CSR Management
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services There are no violations of regulations resulting in fines or sanctions.

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