Through our business activities, we create various kinds of economic value, both directly and indirectly.
This value is distributed to a variety of shareholders, including shareholders, employees, etc., and has an extensive social impact. Reflecting this, key materiality aspects have been identified in the economic dimension, and Advantest is implementing measures based on these identified materiality aspects, including measures aimed at fostering effective protection of intellectual property rights, etc.
Identified Materiality Aspects and KPIs, and Targets for FY2018
|Materiality Aspect||KPI||Measures implemented|
|Economic Performance||Sales, operating income margin, return on equity ratio of net income attributed to the parent (ROE), and basic net earnings per share (EPS)||Economic Impact|
|Intellectual Property Protection||Percentage of employees who have undergone e-learning training relating to intellectual property protection||Intellectual Property Protection|
For more detailed information about measures relating to the protection of intellectual property, see "Society".