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Sustainability is understood as a crucial part of Yazaki´s values as a good corporate citizen. Yazaki is committed to sustainable growth in manufacturing and supplying products that are not only the “best in class”, but also assure a sustainable future for all partners and stakeholders that Yazaki interacts with.


We recognize our responsibility to create positive, lasting impacts across the value chain and society. Yazaki EMEA has initiated a transformation program to fortify corporate culture for sustainable growth.

Y-EMEA at a glance: Business year 2022 progress

1. Figure includes employees with permanent and temporary contracts as well as subcontractors at the end of P82 (Business Year 2022). P77 (Business Year 2017) includes employees only.

2. The revenue figure refers only to YEL Group and covers the period from April 2022 to March 2023. Information about entities under the scope of this indicator is available in our Sustainability Report - annex Methodological Notes.

3. The variance in this indicator compared to the Business Year 2021 (P81) result is due to the deliberate exclusion of Russian sites from the reporting scope in response to the sanctions imposed by the EU against Russia following Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine.

4. Figures include employees only.

Our Strategy - we have a plan

Yazaki aims to be:

a role model in terms of decarbonization, contributing to a better future while mitigating Climate Change.

assure sustainable growth with clear ethical and environmental standards defined within our entire supply chain.

To make this happen, a Sustainability organization was set up in 2022 and a Sustainability department has been created to support the Y-EMEA organization in successfully implementing a holistic Sustainability approach with clear, attainable and communicable targets.

The Sustainable Development Goals

By integrating sustainability into our operations, we recognize the achievement of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a shared purpose. Our activities contribute to all SDGs, some in a more significant way than others.

Given the specificities and challenges of the automotive sector, we at Y-EMEA prioritize and focus the following 13 UN goals. 

3 Spheres

In the following sections we address initiatives that contribute to each area.

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People Sphere

Our people: decent work, training and development.

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Business Sphere

Responsible production. Innovation and infrastructure.

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Environmental Sphere

Environmental soundness. Sustainable communities.

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