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Editorial Line

DOWA CSR Report 2012 is intended to report major 2011 business activities of the DOWA group in an easy-to-understand way to all stakeholders.
This report focuses on DOWA's major efforts of delivering value through business activities, resource-recycling and countermeasures for global warming. Priority of our efforts is based on in-house discussion, survey results from our CSR report readers and opinions from other organizations.
Other information not found in this report is posted in DOWA‘s website for more timely announcements of information and reduction of paper needed for printed reports.

(1) Areas covered in this report

Target Organizations

DOWA Holdings and subsidiaries (both in Japan and abroad) that are included in our consolidated accounting are selected in these reports. Data on our environmental performance and some of our efforts are only associated to DOWA Holdings and other major companies of the group.

Target Areas to Report

The report covers current implementation status, result and future policy of the activities by the above mentioned organizations from the three viewpoints: the Economy, Society and Environmental Conservation.

Target Audience

This report is intended for our customers, stockholders, investors, clients, communities, researchers, students, employees and rating & evaluation agencies, governmental agencies, NGO's, NPO's and all stakeholders of the DOWA group's business activities.

Target Period

The report mainly covers from April 1, 2011 until March 31, 2012 (Fiscal year of 2011), partially including the past backgrounds and previous activities to provide more accurate information.

Future Forecast, Plan and Goals

This report contains not only the facts at present and in the past, but also future forecasts, estimates or projections of the DOWA group. These forecasts, estimates or projections are assumptions or judgment that are based on the information available at the time of printing and therefore contains some uncertainty. Therefore, actual results or events may differ from those predicted in this report.

Reference Guidelines

◁E/span> UN Global Compact Guideline on Communication on Progress Reference guidelines
◁E/span> ISO26000
◁E/span> Sustainability Reporting Guideline ( G3) of Global Reporting Initiative
◁E/span> Environmental Reporting Guideline 2012 by Ministry of the Environment

(2) Publishing of web version

This report highlights and reports environmental conservation activities of the DOWA group, focusing on some important points, to provide an overview of those activities in an easy-to-understand way. For more details, please visit our website (to be posted in September).
Errors found after publication will be posted on our website.
Please visit our website for the information about the following.

Page Top

The DOWA Group CSR


Message from the Management

Feature1 About DOWA group


CSR Management

Eco-products of DOWA

Social Performance

Feature2 Globally Expanding DOWA Group

Relations with Society

Relations with Customer

Relations with Employees

Environmental Performance

Feature3 The DOWA group's Commitment in Energy Utilization

Environmental Report

Material Balance


Present Status of Resource Recycling


Major Plants' Environmental Data

Economic and Business Management Performance

Economic Report & Environmental Accounting

External Economic Benefit Evaluation (EEBE(R))


Questionnaire Results

Basic Requirements

Third Party's Opinion

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