Hitachi In North America

Corporate Social ResponsibilityTo fulll our mission to “contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products,” we are accelerating our Social Innovation Business to solve global issues. These solutions are aimed at creating a safer, more convenient, comfortable lifestyle and a more sustainable future for people around the world. In our role as a leader in promoting global sustainability, the Hitachi Group is committed to being a good corporate citizen. Hitachi believes that companies should conduct their corporate activities and communications with stakeholders in a fair and open manner, and engage in activities that contribute to long term social progress. Through our global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, including business, Hitachi is engaged in tackling global challenges such as energy, water, urbanization, and education. In North America, Hitachi engages in community life by cultivating meaningful relationships with local organizations and empowering our employees to devote time and resources to solutions for the community at the local level. As a technology company, Hitachi is also working to improve STEM education to ensure that students have the skills they need to meet future workforce demands.About HitachiTop: Community college faculty having fun viewings samples using the TM3000 microscope at a professional development workshop in Berkeley, CA.Middle: Hitachi Celebrates Science Day in southern CaliforniaBottom: High school students viewings samples using the TM3000 microscope at a professional development workshop in Berkeley, CA.The Hitachi Group has been recognized globally for our social responsibility and sustainability investments. For seven years in a row, since 2009, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) has listed Hitachi, Ltd. in its leading global sustainability investment index. Swiss RobecoSAM, which conducts survey and analysis for the DJSI listings, ranked Hitachi, Ltd. in its Bronze Class 2015 CSR rankings. Three Group companies, including Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. were selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series sponsored by the London Stock Exchange. Five Group companies, including Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation made Morningstar’s SRI Index. Hitachi Chemical was also selected for MSCI’s Global Sustainability Index.Hitachi in North America 7