Advantest is supported by various different stakeholders, including customers, investors, suppliers, its employees, and the local communities in the vicinity of its business locations, etc. As a member of the civil society, Advantest bears social responsibility towards all of these stakeholders.
Recognizing this responsibility, we implement various measures based on identified materiality aspects relating to occupational health and safety, compliance, etc.
Identified Materiality Aspects and KPIs
|Materiality aspect||KPI||Measures implemented||Items related to SDGs|
|Employment||Re-employment rate following maternity and parental leave||Employment and Diversity|
|Occupational health and safety||Occurrence rate of occupational accidents (frequency)||Occupational Health and Safety|
|Training and education||Average number of hours of training per employee per year||Human Resources Development, Fair Evaluation and Treatment|
|Diversity and equal opportunity||Ratio of female employees||Employment and Diversity|
|Non-discrimination||Number of complaints submitted to the helpline that are properly resolved||Compliance|
|Anti-corruption||Number of confirmed incidents of improper behavior||Compliance|
|Compliance with anti-monopoly legislation||Number of incidents relating to relevant legislation||Compliance|
|Compliance||Number of non-compliance instances relating to social issues||Compliance|
|Customer health and safety||Number of non-compliance of own safety standards||Supporting Product Safety and Quality|
|Customer privacy||Number of complaints relating to information security||Risk Management|
|Compliance||Number of non-compliance relating to products/services||Supporting Product Safety and Quality|
|Intellectual property rights protection||Percentage of employees who have undergone e-learning training relating to intellectual property rights protection||Intellectual Property Protection|
Looking Ahead to the Future
We have achieved certain results with respect to the three-year activities conducted until FY2018 based on the materiality aspects identified in FY2015 and KPIs.