Identification of materiality
NRI's 15 material issues (materiality) were identified based on international standards and guideline categories from ISO 26000, GRI* G4 Guidelines, Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), and the SASB(United States Sustainability Accounting Standards Board), and the United Nations Global Compact.
1. Identification process of materiality
|Step 1||Clarification of issue elements based on international standards
Clarify elements that may be issues to be considered for sustainable growth based on guidelines for international standards, etc., and prepare an exhaustive list.
|Step 2||Identification of materiality
Extract and identify highly important elements clarified from management (horizontal axis) and external stakeholders (vertical axis) perspectives.
|Step 3||Hearings with experts and management review
Adjust highly material elements based on the opinions from external experts, securing the reliability and objectivity of the elements, and identify through management review.
|Materiality for sustainable growth||Issue|
|Reduction of environmental impact for preserving global environment||
|Provision of opportunities for all kinds of professionals to take on challenge||
|Compliance with laws, regulations and risk management to increase trust from society||
|Management of the information systems that form social infrastructure||