VISION & STRATEGY

Introduction

We all have a role to play in building a better future. For Epson, being a sustainable company means being mindful of every aspect of our organisation – from the smallest lightbulb to the largest factory.

CSR strategy

Epson continues to contribute to the greater awareness of global social issues. Part of our mission is to build trust through the creation of innovative products and solutions, that help local communities grow and prosper. Our ongoing CSR activity helps create a better world and is at the heart of Epson’s Management Philosophy.

Governance

Epson's CSR Management Office has a direct reporting line to the company President. The global director of CSR is a member of Seiko Epson's board of directors and has overall responsibility and authority for the Epson Group's CSR activities.

Green Choice Report

Epson’s European Sustainability Report, entitled The Green Choice, lays out its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility across all areas of its operations in Europe. It highlights the strides made in energy, water and CO2 savings across Epson’s European organisation; its commitment to sustainability throughout its supply chain and manufacturing; and, its dedication to creating environmentally conscious products that allow businesses to reduce their environmental footprint.

Key CSR themes

To reach the goals stated in our Management Philosophy and to become an indispensable company, we believe it is important to identify challenges and to address them through positive business activities.

Commitment

As a member of society, Epson takes an uncompromising approach to socially responsible corporate conduct in areas such as compliance, human rights, environmental action, workforce diversity, and supply chain management. We take these and other social issues seriously and are working toward solutions. We aspire to make Epson an indispensable company through the practice of ethical corporate conduct and by playing a central role in realizing a better world through the products and services we provide.

Reporting

We are committed to transparency and have been documenting our CSR activities since 1999.

Awards

Epson's ongoing commitment to building a better future has been recognised across Europe.