Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2013/03/01
Time period
  • November 2011  –  March 2013
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • To our stakeholders:

    With this communication, I am pleased to express our intent to continue to support the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labor, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

    We are committed to making the Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations and business of our company, and to engaging in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Millennium Development Goals. E-Square Inc. will make a clear statement of this commitment to our stakeholders and the general public.

    Yours sincerely,
    Hio Motoki
    Chief Executive
    E-Square Inc.
    Tokyo
    Japan

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • Providing written policies in our rules of employment which clearly state the respects of individualities and human rights as well as penalties on discrimination

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • ・Providing and sharing information about human rights and good practices among employees
    ・Supporting our clients to create deeper understandings of human rights related to corporate by providing lectures and researches.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • ・Reviewing the status and results by directors twice a year

Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • Providing written policies in our rules of employment and hand book which clearly state employee rights and responsibilities and their compensation and benefits

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • ・Having a face-to-face dialogue between employees and directors twice a year
    ・Introducing flexible working hours and working at home
    ・Setting a suggestion box for ideas to improve our working environment

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • ・Reviewing the status and results by directors twice a year

Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • ・To achieve our corporate mission “Towards a prosperous society vibrant with life”, we provide service and trainnings for environmental improvements to our clients while reducing our own environmental footprint
    ・Assessment of the carbon footprint in our own business

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • ・Offsetting our carbon emissions as well as ongoing efforts to reduce it
    ・Raise awareness and promote actions among our clients through our consultation and training services
    ・Providing our carbon offsetting service and scheme to our clients

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • ・Reviewing the result of our carbon emissions once a year

Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • Providing written policies in our rules of employment which clearly state against corruption and bribery

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • ・All contracts with clients and suppliers has to be reviewed and approved by the director in charge
    ・Having a face-to-face dialogue between employees and directors twice a year

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • ・The business operation is to be audited by the auditor once a year