Yamaha Motor Integrated Report 2022

tnemnorii lsecruoser dnavnE RTyrtsudn RTdnanoitatropsnarTatipac namuHtnemeganam RT Important Societal Issues (Materiality Issues)Important Societal IssuesRisks and OpportunitiesRisks• Tightening of regulations and declining net sales due to global warming• Declining profits due to rising costs• Negative impact on corporate image• Delays in the economic independence of developing 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 mobilityRisks• Rising number of traffic accidents• Rise in traffic accidents caused by elderly people in devel-oped nations• Fewer means of transportation in underpopulated areas• Reduced competitiveness in the market and business environmentOpportunities• 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 manufactur-ing industries• Increased automation with the development of AI technologies• New demand for mobility such as CASE-equipped vehicles and MaaS• Offering solutions for the agricultural sector using robotics• Increased competitiveness due to the spurring of innovationRisks• Loss of human resources due to reduced opportunities for diverse human resources to play active roles• Increased competition for human resourcesOpportunities• Creation of new opportunities by promoting diversity and inclusion• Improving vitality through the hire of diverse and talented people from around the world Review of 2022 Materiality Issues ThemesAchieving carbon neutrality RTConservation of marine resourcesSafe and user-friendly mobility for everyoneRobotics for improved work ease, comfort, and precisionA RTDiverse human resources for increased corporate strengthYamaha Motor’s ApproachReduce the environmental burden of core products that emit CO2, such as motor-cycles and outboard motorsReduce the risk of damage to the marine ecosystem and depletion of fishery resources as a marine product industry leaderPromote initiatives contributing to the elimination of fatal traffic accidents involving motorcyclesUtilize mobility technologies to provide transportation infrastructure usable by vulnerable groups, such as elderly people, children, and those living in depopulated areasImprove convenience and aid in the creation of employment opportunities by providing assets for mobility servicesCreate work environments where people can dedicate their talents to work requir-ing the human hand, eye, and mind by securing more available time via automa-tion and laborsavingMaximize engagement and performance by allocating talent in a timely and appro-priate manner from a global perspectiveSDGs20From 2021 to 2022, we reexamined the changes seen in the external environment and their impact on our businesses and society in general, reviewing the relevance of our previously identi-fied important societal issues. As a result, we narrowed them down to three: “environment and resources,” “transportation and industry,” and “human capital management.” To arrive at these, we changed “transportation, education, and industry” to “transportation and industry,” and moved issues concerning “innovation” into “environment and resources” and “transporta-tion and industry,” since major elements of it are already included in those issues. Furthermore, we reviewed the themes of our efforts according to both the internal and external environment to further focus these efforts.

元のページ  ../index.html#22