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Updated on October 24, 2017

GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards and its Content Index

Sony's CSR reporting referes to international standards and guidelines related to CSR activity reporting.
Below GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards Content Index includes related information available on Sony websites.
Index No. Index name Related page
102-1 Name of the organization Corporate Data
Form 20-F Item4
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Form 20-F Item4
Risk Management System Framework
Crisis Management System Framework
Sony's Approach to Supplier Relations
Important Notice
102-3 Location of headquaters Corporate Data
Form 20-F Item4
Risk Management System Framework
Crisis Management System Framework
Sony's Approach to Supplier Relations
102-4 Location of operations
102-5 Ownership and legal form
102-6 Markets served
102-7 Scale of the organization Form 20-F Item 6
Employee Data
102-8 Information on employees and other workers
102-9 Supply chain Form 20-F
Supply Chain Management
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Form 20-F
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach Environment
102-12 External initiatives Ethics and Compliance
CSR at Sony
102-13 Membership of associations Ethics and Compliance
CSR at Sony
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker Management Message
Form 20-F Item 3
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior Sony Group of Conduct
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Reporting Ethical Concerns
Respect for Human Rights
102-18 Governance structure Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy and Other Policies Governance Framework
102-19 Delegating authority Corporate Governance
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees Governance Framework
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body Governance Framework
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Governance Framework
102-25 Conflicts of interest Evaluation of the Board and the Committees
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy Corporate Governance
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body Relationship with Shareholders and Other Stakeholders
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance Evaluation of the Board and the Committees
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts Corporate Governance
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Corporate Governance
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting CSR at Sony
102-33 Communicating critical concerns Corporate Governance
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns -
102-35 Remuneration policies Form 20-F
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Form 20-F
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration Internal Control and Governance Framework
Relationship with Shareholders and Other Stakeholders
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio -
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio -
102-40 List of stakeholder groups CSR at Sony
Human Resources
Quality and Services
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Form 20-F
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders -
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement -
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised CSR at Sony
Human Resources
Quality and Services
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Form 20-F
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries CSR at Sony
102-47 List of material topics CSR at Sony
102-48 Restatements of information -
102-49 Changes in reporting Refer the end of this page
102-50 Reporting period About CSR Reporting
102-51 Date of most recent report
102-52 Reporting cycle
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report CSR Contacts
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards About CSR Reporting
102-55 GRI content index GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards and its Content Index
102-56 External assurance Environmental Data
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary CSR at Sony
103-2 The management approach and its components CSR at Sony
Corporate Governance
Ethics and Compliance
Human Resources
Responsible Supply Chain
Quality and Services
Environment
Community Engagement
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Form 20-F
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change Form 20-F
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Form 20-F
201-4 Financial assistance received from government -
202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage Careers
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community Recruitment
Employee Data
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Contributing to the International Community through Business Activities
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts Form 20-F
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Procurement Activities
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Ethics and Compliance
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices
301-1 Materials used by weight or volume Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Conserving Resources
301-2 Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials Product Recycling Policy and Performance
Product Recycling Data
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
302-3 Energy intensity Conserving Resources
Overview of Environmental Impact and Eco-Efficiency
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Overview of Environmental Impact and Eco-Efficiency
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emission
Environmental Data for Products
303-1 Water withdrawal by source Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Reducing Water Consumption
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water -
303-3 Water recycled and reused Reducing Water Consumption
304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas Guiding Principles for Biodiversity Conservation Initiatives and Case Examples
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity -
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Guiding Principles for Biodiversity Conservation Initiatives and Case Examples
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations -
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Progress Toward Achieving Mid-Term Targets for Logistics
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Overview of Environmental Impact and Eco-Efficiency
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Sites)
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Products and Services)
Progress Toward Achieving Mid-Term Targets for Logistics
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) Managing Chemical Substances
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Managing Chemical Substances
Environmental Data
306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Environmental Data
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method Overview of Sony's Environmental Impact
Reducing Waste Generation
Environmental Data
306-3 Significant spills Managing Chemical Substances
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste -
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff -
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Managing Chemical Substances
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Responsible Supply Chain
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Responsible Procurement of Raw Materials for Environment and Human Rights
Reducing the Environmental Impact of Suppliers and Outsourcing Contractors
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Form 20-F
Employee Data
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees -
401-3 Parental leave Diversity
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes -
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees Occupational Health & Safety
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Global Workplace Injury Statistics
403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Occupational Health & Safety
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions Basic Policy and Management System
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Training Activities
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Training & Talent Development
Communiction
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Training & Talent Development
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Employee Data
Diversity
Training & Talent Development
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men Form 20-F
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Reporting Ethical Concerns
Human Rights and Equal Opportunities
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Supply Chain Management
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor Supply Chain Management
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor Supply Chain Management
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures -
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples -
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments Respect for Human Rights
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures Respect for Human Rights
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening -
413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Contributing to the International Community through Business Activities
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities Investor Relations
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Supply Chain Management
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Supply Chain Management
415-1 Political contributions -
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Product Quality and Quality Management
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Product Quality and Quality Management
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling Procurement Activities
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling -
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications -
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Ethics and Compliance
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area -

Changes in reporting

Page Detail of Changes Reason of Changes
Governance Framework Changes of Corporate Executive Officers Executive Management Transition at Sony Interactive Entertainment
Green Management 2020 Targets and Progress Change of the Amount of Renewable Energy Use in FY2016 Correction
Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials Adding "Sony Group Policy for Responsible Supply Chain of Minerals" and related information Disclosure the establishment of new policy on November, 2017
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