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DOWA CSR Report 2013 reports the major business activities of the DOWA group of the year in an easy-to-understand way to all stakeholders.
This report focuses on DOWA's major efforts of delivering value through its 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 on DOWA’s website: This allows for more timely announcements of information and reduction of paper needed for printing.

(1) Areas covered in this report

Target Organizations

DOWA Holdings and subsidiaries (both in Japan and other countries) 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.

Our overseas subsidiaries of Tianjin DOWA Green Angel Summit Recycling Co., Ltd. and DOWA Metaltech (Thailand) Co., Ltd. have been added to the data collected for this report since 2013.

Target Areas to Report

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

Target Audience

This report is intended for our customers, stockholders, investors, clients, local communities, researchers, students, employees, 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, 2012 until March 31, 2013 (Fiscal year of 2012), partially including the past background 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. Actual results or events may differ from those projected in this report.

Reference Guidelines

UN Global Compact Guidelines on Communication on Progress Reference Guidelines

ISO 26000

Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G3) of Global Reporting Initiative

Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2012 by Ministry of the Environment

(2) Publishing of a 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, visit our website (to be posted in September). Check our website for the information about the following.

GRI Guideline

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