Editorial Policy of Sustainability Website

Editorial Policy

NGK has created a dedicated sustainability section on its corporate website in order to deliver information about the NGK Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives for a sustainable society to a broad range of stakeholders in a timely manner.
We have archived our initiatives as of the end of September 2022 under the title of the NGK Group Sustainability Website Data 2022 (PDF) .
We also publish NGK Report which conveys financial and non-financial information together with business strategies in a concise and clear manner to foster greater understanding of the NGK Group’s corporate value and vision.

Reporting Boundary

Indicated in each article and data report as the reporting boundary varies.

Target Period

April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022; however, some information concerns other fiscal years.

Publication Date

December 2022

Forward-Looking Statements

This website contains forward-looking statements including performance forecasts. These statements are based on information available at present and on certain assumptions judged to be rational. Actual results may differ due to a number of factors.

Guidelines Referenced

GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards
GRI Standards Content Index

ISO 26000 (Guidelines on Social Responsibility)
ISO 26000 Content Index

Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
Information Disclosure Based on TCFD Recommendations

Third-Party Assurance

We have obtained third-party assurance for the "Company's non-consolidated energy-origin CO2 for FY2021" marked with an on pages 14 and 16 of the NGK Group Sustainability Website Data 2022 (PDF).
Please note that the page numbers stated in the Independent Practitioner’s Assurance document is based on the page numbers in the Japanese version. 

NGK Group Sustainability Website Data 2022 (PDF: 22.4MB)

*The independent third-party assurance report is found on page 176 of the NGK Group Sustainability Website Data 2022 (PDF).