Initiatives in which Nissha participates / External evaluations

Initiatives in which Nissha participates

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact

Nissha supports the United Nations Global Compact since April 2012. The Global Compact is a voluntary initiative to have various companies show responsible and creative leadership, and thereby act as good citizens and participate in creating a global framework for sustainable growth. 

TCFD

TCFD

In January 2022, we publicly endorsed the recommendations made by TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures). TCFD, which was established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), recommends that companies take measures to understand and address climate change-related risks and opportunities as a management issue.

Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance (CLOMA)

Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance (CLOMA)

In January 2019, we joined the "Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance" (CLOMA), which aims to solve the marine plastic waste problem. CLOMA is an organization established by the public and private sectors to accelerate efforts across industries such as proper management of plastic waste, promotion of the 3Rs, and promotion of developing of alternative materials.
 

External evaluations

CDP

CDP

In December 2021, we received a "B" rating in the Climate Change Report 2021 published by the CDP, an international non-profit environmental organization. This is the third of the eight levels from the top, indicating we are at a management level in addressing climate change.

MSCI

MSCI ESG Ratings

We have received an 'A' rating in MSCI ESG Ratings.
MSCI calculates and publishes numerous stock indices and provides a variety of tools for institutional investors globally to support their decision-making on investment. The MSCI ESG Ratings comprehensively evaluates the companies’ activities for the environment, social, and governance of thousands of companies around the world and compares them by industry. MSCI evaluates and rates the companies in seven grades from the highest rank "AAA" to the lowest "CCC".

EcoVadis

EcoVadis

We have been awarded the Silver rating in EcoVadis sustainability survey. Silver is a rating for companies with an overall score in the top 25% or higher of all evaluated companies.
EcoVadis is a global sustainability rating provider that aims to improve corporate environmental and social initiatives throughout the supply chain. They evaluate companies' activities in the areas of Environment, Labor Practices and Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

We have been selected as a constituent stock of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is an index developed by FTSE Russell that reflects the performance of Japanese companies with superior environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. The index has become one of the leading indices for ESG investment, with the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) using it as their ESG index, for example.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

We have been selected as a constituent stock of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. This index developed by FTSE Russell is designed to reflect the performance of companies in Japan demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in each sector. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is using index as a benchmark for ESG investments.

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

We are included as a constituent stock of the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index (as of March 2021). The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is built by the S&P Dow Jones Index, one of the world’s largest independent index companies, based on carbon emissions data from Trucost, a pioneer in environmental assessment. This index increases the investment weight of companies in the same industry with high carbon efficiency, and those that disclose information on their greenhouse gas emissions.

SOMPO Sustainability Index

SOMPO Sustainability Index

We have been selected as a constituent stock of the SOMPO Sustainability Index, an index managed by Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd. in succession since 2012. This index is a unique active index, which is composed of approximately 300 companies with outstanding ESG initiatives.

White500

White500

Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations

We have been certified as a “White 500” companies in large enterprise category of Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) promotes initiatives towards the strategic implementation of “health and productivity management” based on the idea that companies should consider the health management of their employees and others from a management perspective. Also, recognizes particularly excellent companies as Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations. The top 500 companies in the large enterprise category are certified as "White 500".

Kurumin Certification

Kurumin Certification

We have received “Kurumin” certification for three consecutive terms since the fiscal year ended March 2010, and also certified with Platinum Kurumin in March 2019. Based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children, “Platinum Kurumin” is a certification of companies that have already obtained Kurumin certification in recognition of their measures to support employees with children and are carrying out initiatives at an even higher level.

DX (Digital Transformation) Certification

DX (Digital Transformation) Certification

In August 2021, we have certified as a "DX-Certified Operator" based on the DX (Digital Transformation) certification system established by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
It was evaluated that our DX efforts and appropriate information disclosure to stakeholders meet the standards required by METI.

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