Report on Social Aspects

Responsibility to Shareholders and Investors

As customer needs and technologies evolve and globalize, Hitachi Metals recognizes its corporate responsibility in terms of strengthening international competitiveness and returning appropriate profits to shareholders over the long term through the expansion of corporate value. To earn trust as a highly transparent "open firm," the Hitachi Metals Group is working to enhance in-house systems to appropriately implement prompt, accurate and fair disclosure of company information and publish information in a timely manner.