The 26th Session of the CSR Committee

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group accords CSR (corporate social responsibility) a core position within its management structure and has a standing CSR Committee specifically tasked with always focusing on social perspectives, responding to the expectations of society, and aiming to make MHI Group a solidly trusted company. The CSR Committee is chaired by the officer in charge of CSR (CSO) and comprises the CFO, CTO, General Counsel (GC), the officer in charge of human resources (HR), and the head of the Business Strategy Office. It proactively performs and oversees a full range of CSR activities.

A summary of the CSR Committee's 26th Session follows.

The 26th Session


Date of deliberation Dec 15 (Tue), 2020, 14:00-14:40
Place Marunouchi Nijubashi Bldg., Conference Room 3008
CSR Committee Members Chair: H. Kaguchi (CSO)

Members: M. Mishima (GC), E. Ito (CTO), H. Kozawa (CFO), J. Kakihara (officer in charge of HR), M. Suematsu (head of Business Strategy Office)

Secretariat: Corporate Communication Department


  • Report on status of ESG-related measures
    The Committee confirmed its ongoing efforts to establish ESG goals and adjust management cycles. It will continue to promote ESG measures and, in light of the growing importance of ESG information disclosure, make such information more readily available.
  • Report on efforts to strengthen communication and information dissemination with external stakeholders
    In order to disseminate information on the efforts of MHI Group under circumstances where society expects corporate responses toward the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Committee was presented a report on efforts to improve dialogue between senior management and outside experts and the disclosure of newly identified materiality (material issues).
  • Key Performance Indicators for materiality (material issues)
    The Committee confirmed the status of KPIs under consideration for materiality identified at the 25th session of the CSR Committee, and deliberation and decision on the issues will be further pursued at the next CSR Committee session. Also, due to the special importance of these issues among the various proceedings of the CSR Committee, the Committee decided to report the results of these undertakings to both the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.