Hino Sustainability Report 2019 Released


Nov 29, 2019

Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hereafter "Hino." HQ: Hino, Tokyo. President & CEO: Yoshio Shimo), released the Hino Sustainability Report 2019*1 on November 29, 2019, on the Hino official website.

The report demonstrates Hino's dynamism and appeal as a company that aims to realize a sustainable society by introducing Hino's ideas and initiatives to develop solutions for the challenges customers and the world face, as outlined in Hino's medium- to long-term business strategy, "Challenge 2025," announced in October 2018, as well as the relationship between the SDGs which are common global goals and Hino's strategy/related activities.

- Major Components and Overview -

1.Top Interview

President & CEO and Representative Director Yoshio Shimo introduces top management's views and aims in terms of how Hino is an integral part of society, and how to realize a sustainable world while driving sustainable corporate growth.

2.The medium to long-term strategy "Challenge 2025" and "The 3 Goals" to realize "Challenge 2025"

In order to realize the Hino corporate mission of "making the world a better place to live by helping people and goods get to where they need to go--safely, economically and with environmental responsibility--while focusing on sustainable development," this section details Hino's "Challenge 2025" that aims to solve the challenges customers and the world face, as well as the specific actions of "The 3 Goals" approach towards realization of "Challenge 2025." It also includes the views and opinions of employees who represent the future of the company.

3.Hino's strategy and initiative goals through contributing to SDGs

This section describes the relationship between the SDGs and Hino's strategy/related activities to show how Hino's business activities are contributing to achieve the SDGs. It also introduces the vision that the company aspires to achieve and specific examples of Hino's efforts.

4.ESG Initiatives to support Hino's business

Environment: Introduces the status of progress of the Hino Environmental Challenge 2050*2 and specific examples of improvements achieved in efforts towards the realization of Hino's challenging long-term environmental goals in the truck and bus business that has such close links to society.

Social: Introduces Hino's views and initiatives in the highly topical areas of respect for human rights and work-style reform, and featuring interviews with young employees involved in work that supports the foundations of Hino's business, who talk about their motivations and dreams.

Governance: Introduces initiatives in corporate governance, compliance and risk management, and the current status of Hino's corporate governance and the direction for the future from outside perspectives of Hino's Outside Directors.

The URL of the Hino official website is as follows:

Japanese :https://www.hino.co.jp/csr/index.html

English  :https://www.hino-global.com/csr/index.html

The report is available only in electronic format on the Hino official website (in Japanese and English).

Hino welcome your candid comments and opinions for this report. Contact details are as follows.


*1 Hino Sustainability Report: Renamed from CSR Report in 2018 to provide greater details about Hino's initiatives for building a sustainable society.

*2 Hino Environmental Challenge 2050: Announced in October 2017, this initiative sets out Hino's long-term environmental goals, aiming to reduce the environmental impact of business activities to zero by 2050.

End of release


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