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NEC Corporation publish their CSR Report 2011


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NEC Corporation has published its NEC CSR Report 2011, which outlines its work in pursuit of its CSR objectives during the fiscal year ended 31 March 2011.

NEC aims to realize "an information society friendly to humans and the Earth", as outlined in the NEC Group Vision 2017, through business practices in collaboration with stakeholders to help solve issues facing both people and planet.

Highlights in this year's report include:

  Helping recovery efforts for customers and other stakeholders affected by the great east Japan earthquake, which occurred on 11 March.

  Progress on the NEC Group Environmental Management Action Plan 2017/2030, which included:
  1. A reduction of 2.12m tons of CO2 emissions through IT solutions
  2. A 53% improvement in our products' overall energy efficiency compared with those in fiscal year 2006
  3. Our support for biodiversity preservation programs, for which more than 6,000 NEC employees globally worked as volunteers.
  The NEC Make-a-Difference Drive, an employee volunteer program which resulted in 956 participating sites across the world organizing 3,887 programs, with 174,478 participants on a cumulative basis donating a total of 153,871 hours of their time.

  Newly-implemented stakeholder review initiatives based on ISO 26000 to improve the company's CSR-driven management.

NEC was named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the first time in 2011 and has been included in the following SRI indexes.
  • Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (SAM Gold Class)
  • FTSE4Good Global Index
  • Ethibel Excellence (universe)
  • MS-SRI Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index
The GRI (G3.1) was used in reporting process with a level B application, denoting self-declaration.

To see the full CSR report, please visit

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