Hitachi Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations announced 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030, including goals for ending poverty, fighting inequality and injustice, and tackling climate change.

The SDGs are not just a blueprint but a comprehensive action plan for businesses, governments, and communities to support the shared prosperity of people and the planet. Organizations are expected to develop long-term frameworks and take ownership of this push for sustainability to realize the SDGs and create a better world.

In fiscal 2017 Executive Sustainability Committee meetings chaired by Executive Chairman, President & CEO Toshiaki Higashihara, the committee members considered the 17 SDGs, and the opportunities and risks they represented, and identified the 11 Goals that pose the most important social challenges for Hitachi: 5 Goals where Hitachi can make significant impact through its business strategy, and 6 additional Goals relevant to its corporate commitment to society, cutting across all areas of business and management strategy to affect Hitachi's very sustainability as a company. Embracing the belief that Hitachi can contribute broadly to the achievement of the SDGs through a wide range of business activities, the company is also investigating options for supporting the remaining six Goals in the short to medium term. We are committed to supporting efforts to reach all SDGs, both directly and indirectly, especially in terms of the interaction and interdependence between them.

By proactively responding to social issues, Hitachi contributes to the achievement of all SDGs through its responsible corporate conduct and its Social Innovation Business.
Corporate Commitment
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Responsible Consumption and Production
Climate Action
Business Strategy
Good Health and Well-being
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sustainable Cities and Communities
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17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
Hitachi contributes to the achivement of all SDGs both directly and indirectly through its business activities.