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100 series (Universal)

Disclosures References
GRI 102: General Disclosures 2016
1. Organizational profile
102-1 Name of the organization - Overview
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services - Business Descriptions
- Products
102-3 Location of headquarters - Overview
102-4 Location of operations - Global Networks
102-5 Ownership and legal form - Overview
102-6 Markets served - Global Networks
- Business Descriptions
102-7 Scale of the organization - Overview
- Financial and Business Results Information
102-8 Information on employees and other workers - Global Human Resource Management
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Status of employees
102-9 Supply chain - Proper Procurement
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach - Risk Management
- Compliance
102-12 External initiatives - Initiatives
102-13 Membership of associations - Initiatives
2. Strategy
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker - Management Message about Sustainability
- "Integrated Report 2020", NGK SPARK PLUG's Sustainability
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities - "Integrated Report 2020", Risk and Opportunities in the External Environment
- Risk Management
3. Ethics and integrity
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior - Philosophy and Strategy
- CSR and Sustainability Charter
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics - Compliance > Corporate Ethics Helpline
4. Governance
102-18 Governance structure - Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance System
102-19 Delegating authority - Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance System
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental,
and social topics
- "Integrated Report 2020", NGK SPARK PLUG's Sustainability
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics - Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance System
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees - Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance System
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
- "Corporate Governance Report"
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body - "Corporate Governance Report"
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body - Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance System
- "Corporate Governance Report"
102-25 Conflicts of interest - "Corporate Governance Report"
- "Integrated Report 2020", Roles and Independence of Outside Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy - Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance System
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
- Priority Issues (Materiality) > The Process of Defining Priority Issues
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body  
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body’s performance - "Corporate Governance Report"
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts - Priority Issues (Materiality) > The Process of Defining Priority Issues
- Risk Management > Process to identify priority risks
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes - Priority Issues (Materiality) > The Process of Defining Priority Issues
- Risk Management > Process to Identify Priority Risks
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics - "Integrated Report 2020", NGK SPARK PLUG's Sustainability
102-32 Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting - CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
102-33 Communicating critical concerns - CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
- Risk Management > Promotion System
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns - CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
- Risk Management > Promotion System
102-35 Remuneration policies - "Integrated Report 2020", Remuneration for Officers
- Corporate Governance
- "Corporate Governance Report"
102-36 Process for determining remuneration - "Integrated Report 2020", Remuneration for Officers
- Corporate Governance > Remuneration for Director and Auditor
- "Corporate Governance Report"
102-37 Stakeholders’ involvement in remuneration
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio
5. Stakeholder engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder groups - "Integrated Report 2020", Relationship with Stakeholders
- Communication to Stakeholders
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements - Work-Life Balance > Labor-Management Relations
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Work-life Balance
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders - "Integrated Report 2020", Relationship with Stakeholders
- Communication to Stakeholders
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement - "Integrated Report 2020", Relationship with Stakeholders
- Communication to Stakeholders
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised
6. Reporting practice
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements - Overview
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries - "Integrated Report 2020", Editorial Policy
102-47 List of material topics - Priority Issues (Materiality) > The Process of Defining Priority Issues
102-48 Restatements of information
102-49 Changes in reporting - "Integrated Report 2020", Editorial Policy
102-50 Reporting period - "Integrated Report 2020", Editorial Policy
102-51 Date of most recent report
102-52 Reporting cycle - "Integrated Report 2020", Editorial Policy
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report - "Integrated Report 2020", Back cover
- Contact Us
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55 GRI content index - GRI Content Index
102-56 External assurance - "Integrated Report 2020", Independent Verification Report
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary - Priority Issues (Materiality)
103-2 The management approach and its components - "Integrated Report 2020", NGK SPARK PLUG's Sustainability
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach - "Integrated Report 2020", NGK SPARK PLUG's Sustainability
- CSR and Sustainability Charter > CSR and Sustainability Promotion System

200 series (Economic)

Disclosures References
GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed - "Consolidated Financial reports in accordance with Japanese GAAP for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020"
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due
to climate change
- "Integrated Report 2020", Risks and Opportunities in the External Environment
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans - "Consolidated Financial reports in accordance with Japanese GAAP for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020"
201-4 Financial assistance received from government
GRI 202: Market Presence 2016
202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to
local minimum wage
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the
local community
GRI 203: Indirect Economic Impacts 2016
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported - Social Contribution
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts
GRI 204: Procurement Practices 2016
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers
GRI 205: Anti-corruption 2016
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption - Compliance > Initiatives to Prevent Corruption
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies
and procedures
- Compliance > Initiatives to Prevent Corruption
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken - Compliance > Initiatives to Prevent Corruption
GRI 206: Anti-competitive Behavior 2016
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices - Compliance > Activities Concerning Competition Laws
GRI 207: Tax 2019
207-1 Approach to tax - Appropriate Tax Payment
207-2 Tax governance, control, and risk management
207-3 Stakeholder engagement and management of concerns related to tax
207-4 Country-by-country reporting

300 series (Environmental)

Disclosures References
GRI 301: Materials 2016
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
301-2 Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials
GRI 302: Energy 2016
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Responding to Climate Change
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services
GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018
303-1 Interactions with water as a shared resource - Conservation of Water Resources
303-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts - Environmental Management > Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
303-3 Water withdrawal - Conservation of Water Resources > Trends in Volume of Water Usage
303-4 Water discharge - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
303-5 Water consumption - Conservation of Water Resources
GRI 304: Biodiversity 2016
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside
protected areas
- Conservation of Biodiversity
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity - Conservation of Biodiversity
304-3 Habitats protected or restored - Conservation of Biodiversity
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations
GRI 305: Emissions 2016
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions - "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Responding to Climate Change
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions - "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Responding to Climate Change
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions - "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Responding to Climate Change
305-4 GHG emissions intensity - "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Responding to Climate Change
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions - Response to Climate Change > Transition of Emission Volume of CO2
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Responding to Climate Change
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
GRI 306: Effluents and Waste 2016
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method - Environmental Burdens from Business Activities
306-3 Significant spills - Environmental Management > Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff
GRI 307: Environmental Compliance 2016
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations - Environmental Management > Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
GRI 308: Supplier Environmental Assessment 2016
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria  
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken - Proper Procurement > Promoting Responsible Procurement

400 series (Social)

Disclosures References
GRI 401: Employment 2016
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover - "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Status of employees
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3 Parental leave - Work-Life Balance > Initiatives that Consider Work-Life Balance
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Work-life Balance
GRI 402: Labor/Management Relations 2016
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes
GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018
403-1 Occupational health and safety management system - Occupational Safety and Health > Promotion System
403-2 Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation - Occupational Safety and Health > Promotion System
- Diversity > Providing Workplaces Where Employees Can Continue to Exert Their Abilities
403-3 Occupational health services - Health Promotion Activities
403-4 Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety - Occupational Safety and Health > Promotion System
403-5 Worker training on occupational health and safety - Safety and Health > Enhancement of Education, Training and Enlightenment
403-6 Promotion of worker health - Health Promotion Activities
403-7 Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships - Occupational Safety and Health > Promotion System
- Safety and Health > Risk Assessment (RA) Initiatives
403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system - Occupational Safety and Health > Promotion System
403-9 Work-related injuries - Safety and Health > Toward Elimination of Occupational Accidents
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Occupational Safety and Health
403-10 Work-related ill health - Health Promotion Activities
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Occupational Safety and Health
GRI 404: Training and Education 2016
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee - Human Resource Development
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Human resource development
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs - Human Resource Development
- Diversity > Providing Workplaces Where Employees Can Continue to Exert Their Abilities
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees - Global Human Resource Management
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Status of employees
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Diversity
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
GRI 406: Non-discrimination 2016
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
GRI 407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining 2016
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk - Work-Life Balance > Labor -Management Relations
GRI 408: Child Labor 2016
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor - Respect for Human Rights
GRI 409: Forced or Compulsory Labor 2016
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor - Respect for Human Rights
GRI 410: Security Practices 2016
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures
GRI 411: Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2016
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples
GRI 412: Human Rights Assessment 2016
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments - Respect for Human Rights
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures - Respect for Human Rights
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening
GRI 413: Local Communities 2016
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs - Social Contribution
- Communication to Stakeholders
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
GRI 414: Supplier Social Assessment 2016
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria - Proper Procurement
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken - Proper Procurement
GRI 415: Public Policy 2016
415-1 Political contributions - Compliance > Initiatives to Prevent Corruption
- "Sustainability Data Book 2020", Political Donation
GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety 2016
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services
GRI 417: Marketing and Labeling 2016
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling - Environmentally Friendly Products > Development of Environmentally Friendly Products
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications
GRI 418: Customer Privacy 2016
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
GRI 419: Socioeconomic Compliance 2016
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area