Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Creating a sustainable world through innovation

Hitachi's global vision is to contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products. Our corporate and social responsibility (CSR) activities are at the heart of this vision.

women from across the Hitachi's European markets convened to discuss the issues and how to address them.

CSR Events and Initiatives in Europe

Engaging with Communities in Europe

Hitachi's approach to community engagement is a clear expression of its vision to answer society's challenges. Hitachi accomplishes this through actively working with its local communities through various activities in three identified categories; education, the environment and community support.

Hitachi Europe employees raising money for Macmillan
Hitachi Europe employees raising money for Macmillan


Enterprise 2020 – addressing demographic change in Europe

Rapidly decreasing numbers of men of working age, and an aging population, mean that European businesses and economies face the possibility of a decreasing recruitment pool in the future. This represents a huge social issue for Europe.

As part of the Enterprise 2020 initiative from CSR Europe, Hitachi is working with Vodafone, Randstad, SAP, Evonik Industries and BASF in a collaborative venture to tackle the effects of demographic change in Europe.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Hitachi is proud to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, developed to track the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide.

United Nations Global Compact

Hitachi is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and is committed to its Ten Principles, based on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.