Sustainability | IndexSASB Table

TOPIC ACCOUNTING METRIC CODE State of response, and Addressed in section
(location on "Sustainability" website)
Product Security Description of approach to identifying and addressing data security risks in products TC-HW-230a.1 As a response to IoT products supplied by TDK, we adopt countermeasures in accordance with functions, characteristics, sales pattern, etc.

Quality Assurance Activities (Responses to product security)
Employee Diversity & Inclusion Percentage of gender and racial/ethnic group representation for (1) management, (2) technical staff, and (3) all other employees*2 TC-HW-330a.1 TDK has compiled and is promoting a Diversity & Inclusion Policy.

Cultivate a Corporate Culture that Respects Diversity
Employee Performance Data
Product Lifecycle Management Percentage of products by revenue that contain IEC 62474 declarable substances*3 TC-HW-410a.1 TDK does not disclose ratios by earnings, but we clarify chemical substances that are prohibited from being contained in products or should be declared.

Quality Assurance Activities (Prevention and Control of Exposure to Toxic Substances with Products as the Source)
Percentage of eligible products, by revenue, meeting the requirements for EPEAT registration or equivalent*4 TC-HW-410a.2 TDK does not have any products that are eligible for EPEAT registration, but we do compile environmental labels and conduct inspections and certification according to our own standards. Furthermore, in addition to management in each process of procurement, design, manufacturing, and sale, we also endeavor to ensure proper information disclosure regarding the complete abolition of chemical substances that TDK prohibits from being contained in products.

Environment-Concious Products
Quality Assurance Activities (Prevention and Control of Exposure to Toxic Substances with Products as the Source)
Percentage of eligible products, by revenue, meeting ENERGY STAR® criteria TC-HW-410a.3 TDK does not have any products that are eligible for ENERGYSTAR registration, but we do compile environmental labels and conduct inspections and certification according to our own standards. Furthermore, in addition to management in each process of procurement, design, manufacturing, and sale, we also endeavor to ensure proper information disclosure regarding the complete abolition of chemical substances that TDK prohibits from being contained in products.

Environment-Concious Products
Quality Assurance Activities (Prevention and Control of Exposure to Toxic Substances with Products as the Source)
Weight of end-of-life products and e-waste recovered, percentage recycled TC-HW-410a.4 Since TDK does not sell final products, we do not engage in the retrieval of used products. However, we are conducting various activities, such as efforts to reduce wasted materials, such as lead and copper, in the production process and advocating the goal of reducing the environmental load throughout a product’s lifecycle.

Environmental Policy and Environmental Vision
Supply Chain Management Percentage of Tier 1 supplier facilities audited in the RBA Validated Audit Process (VAP) or equivalent, by (a) all facilities and (b) high-risk facilities TC-HW-430a.1 TDK joined the RBA in 2020 and, in compliance with RBA standards, makes efforts toward continuous improvement in the two stages of self-assessment and auditing. Furthermore, as a supplier selling products to customers, TDK implements self-assessment, auditing, and training according to RBA standards at its manufacturing sites as well.

Sustainable Procurement
Social and Environmental Consideration at Manufacturing Sites
Tier 1 suppliers’ (1) non-conformance rate with the RBA Validated Audit Process (VAP) or equivalent, and (2) associated corrective action rate for (a) priority non-conformances and (b) other non-conformances TC-HW-430a.2
Materials Sourcing Description of the management of risks associated with the use of critical materials TC-HW-440a.1 TDK has formulated a policy relating to responsible sourcing of minerals and, with regard to mineral problems relating not only to conflicts but also to risks and wrongdoings involving human rights violations, environmental destruction, etc., is promoting responsible sourcing of minerals throughout the entire supply chain.

Responsible Sourcing of Minerals
Number of units produced by product category*5 TC-HW-000.A TDK does not disclose the number of units produced, but we do disclose sales by product.

FY March 2021 Financial Results (Sales by Product) page 5/27
Area of manufacturing facilities TC-HW-000.B TDK does not disclose area, but we do disclose manufacturing site information here.

TDK Worldwide
Percentage of production from owned facilities TC-HW-000.C -

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