The Mitsubishi Electric Group held interviews with experts with extensive knowledge who play an active role in their respective fields to hear their opinions on the Group’s CSR initiatives in light of the latest CSR trends. The interviews, which sought opinions about the "Mitsubishi Electric Group CSR Report 2018," mainly targeted the Mitsubishi Electric Group’s CSR materiality and the experts’ expectations of the Group regarding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ESG (environment, social and governance) investment, and other such trends in Japan and overseas.
In addition, comments from various people including students, the media, and CSR experts, were utilized in the process of forming the Mitsubishi Electric Group’s environmental vision. This page reports some of those comments.
Wong Lai Yong
Founder & Chief
Field of specialization: CSR in Asia, community engagement, empowerment and provision of educational programs to youth and women (based in Malaysia)
Director and Consultant
Field of specialization: The former head of a Multilateral Development Bank’s Independent Accountability Mechanism based in Europe, David is recognized as an international expert in sustainability having led the development of the AA1000 stakeholder engagement standard as the Director at the International Sustainability Think-Tank AccountAbility, and served as an expert member of the international working groups that developed ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility) and ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery Management Systems), as well as being a key contributor to other internationally recognized standards.
Senior Principal Research Division,
Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd.;
Co-CEO, Japan Sustainable Investment Forum (JSIF)
Field of specialization: CSR as a whole, ESG Investment, and Ethical Consumption