Integrated Report 2021(For the year ended December 31, 2020)

Important societal issuesRisks and opportunitiesUniquely Yamaha initiatives for resolving issuesVision for 2030Environment and resourcesRisks• Tightening of regulations and declining net sales due to the progression of global warming• Declining profits due to rising costs• Negative impact on corporate image• Delays in the economic independence of develop-ing countries because of marine pollution• Impact of marine pollution on the fishing industry and marine leisureOpportunities• Growing trend of EVs replacing existing forms of mobility• Heightening demand for smaller forms of mobilityInitiatives to address climate changeReduced CO2 emissions from products and during production activities by 25% (per unit compared with 2010)Creating a technology platform for electrificationMonitoring the electric power policies and battery technology innovations of various countries while promoting EV development in order to launch products in a timely mannerInitiatives to promote resource recycling• Bringing safe water to people worldwide• Achieving a more sustainable maritime society• Improving environmental issues and conserving marine resourcesReduced waste generated during production activities by 18.7% (compared with 2010)Assisting in village development by contributing to the provision of safe waterAddressing the environmental problems faced by oceansConserving marine resourcesTransportation, education, and industryRisks• Rising number of traffic accidents• Rise in traffic accidents caused by the elderly in developed nations• Fewer means of transportation in underpopulated areasOpportunities• Growing demand for motorcycles due to rising populations and incomes in developing countries• Greater need for smaller forms of automated mobility• Addressing and supplementing the aging workforce and labor shortages in the agriculture, fishing, and manufacturing industries• Increased automation with the development of AI technologies• New mobility demand with CASE vehicles and Mobility as a Service (MaaS)Training to reduce traffic accidentsReduced number of fatalities due to traffic accidentsOffering low-speed mobility services and popularizing diverse forms of mobility for the elderlySelling unmanned transportation systemsEstablished electrically power-assisted bicycles as an alternative form of mobility for elderly people in Japan who surrender their driving licenseEquipping products with digital devices for sound maintenanceEquipping an aggregate total of four million units by 2024 (target year)InnovationRisks• Declining competitiveness in the market and business environmentOpportunities• New forms of mobility that drive business• Offering solutions for the agricultural sector using robotics• Increased competitiveness due to the spurring of innovationDeveloping new forms of mobilitySelling new forms of mobility and having in place a model to drive businessFreedom from menial work and promotion of economic growth through autonomizationIncreased production efficiencyOptimizing entire factoriesBecome an agricultural and logistics solutions providerOffering solutions for the agricultural sector using roboticsAchieved unmanned agricultural processes for several varieties of cropsHuman capital managementRisks• Labor shortages from falling birth rates and aging populations in developed nations• Unfair labor practices of suppliers and business partnersOpportunities• Acquisition of new capabilities through the promo-tion of diversity and inclusion• Increased drive with the recruitment of diverse and talented human capital from various countriesPromotion of diversity and inclusionMore globalized personnelA leading company for women employees to work atImportant Societal Issues (Materiality Issues)Targets and Progress20Toward Sustainable GrowthYamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Integrated Report 2021

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