In their continued effort for being socially responsible, Epson have developed “Key CSR Themes”, a matrix that will help them be consistent with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals (SDGs). The newly created matrix helps Epson identify the key initiatives for addressing social issues. Likewise, it’s a great tool for the identification of the relationships between internal initiatives and the various UN targets.
President of Seiko Epson Corporation Minoru Usui said, “Epson is using its original efficient, compact, and precision technologies and initiatives as vehicles to drive innovations that will enrich the world and make it a better place. Our goals are the same as those of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations. Epson is creating new value by looking hard at solutions to social issues, understanding the expectations that society has of us, and then providing products and services that far exceed those expectations. We at Epson are committed to the development of sustainable societies through the four areas of innovation identified in the Epson 25 Corporate Vision.”
Outlined in the Epson 25 Corporate Vision previously, they confirmed that several their growth initiatives will support 13 of the SDGs:
Epson will be striving to do their part in helping build a sustainable society and solving social issues through the implementation of their management philosophy. If you want to read more information on SDGs you can find it on the United Nations website: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/.