Status on Inclusion in ESG Indexes, External Evaluations
Status on inclusion in ESG Indexes
The activity of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) that Anritsu wrestles and ESG information disclosure was evaluated. Based on the recognition, Anritsu has been selected in ESG index, stock price index of SRI (Social Responsibility Investment) and fund.
■ Anritsu has been included in the “MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index”, the “MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index” and the “S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index” of GPIF (Japan Government Pension Investment Fund).
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
This index of ESG overall type has been developed by MSCI Inc. (U.S.A). Companies which have high ESG rate in the top 700 market capitalization are selected.
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
This index has been developed by MSCI Inc. (U.S.A). Companies which have excellent gender diversity at their industry in the top 500 market capitalization are selected.
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
Based on carbon data provided by Trucost, one of the pioneers of environmental research companies, S&P Dow Jones Indices (U.S.A), a leading independent provider, has been developed the index methodologies. The indices are designed to increase index weights of the companies which have low Carbon to Revenue Footprints (annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions divided by annual revenue) and actively disclosure carbon emission information.
■ Other Indices
STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index
The ESG index is developed by STOXX Ltd., a group company of Deutsche Börse Group. The STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index offers a representation of the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria, based on ESG scores provided by Sustainalytics.
SNAM Sustainability Index
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co.,Ltd. (Japan) has used this ESG index. “Buna-No-Mori environment investigation” conducted by SOMPO RISK MANAGEMENT and the “Integrex investigation” conducted by Integrex Inc. put into effect, and those two investigations selected the brand.
The external evaluations to the contribution to ESG (Environment, Social and Governance), IR and an industry group are as follows. The evaluation we received is being linked to activity for further enterprise value improvement.
International non-profitable organization CDP asks the main enterprise of the world to disclose the environmental information and sends a letter of inquiry of environmental research. The answer is analyzed and estimated and elucidates for the investors. Anritsu has got the “B” which means the risk and influence of the climate change was being managed.
Prize for excellence, Environmental Communication Awards
The Ministry of the Environment and Global Environmental Forum are sponsors and commends the enterprise doing excellent communication activity about the environment. “Anritsu sustainability report 2018” and “Anritsu integrated report 2018” were an environmental report section, and the second time of excellent prize was won following fiscal year 2016.
An Excellent Enterprise of 2019 Health and Productivity Management Award
Anritsu Corporation was certified by both the Ministry of Economy and Trade and Industry of Japan as a White 500 (large enterprise category) company which means an Excellent Enterprise of 2019 Health and Productivity Management Award. It was authorized continuously for three years.
Kurumin Mark Certification (Two stars)
One star was acquired in fiscal year 2015 by a proof of the enterprise which got approval of the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare as “child rearing support enterprise”. In fiscal year 2017 two stars were acquired. A stellar number shows the acquired number of times.
Kanagawa Support Care Company Certification
This is the certification of companies that have a base in Kanagawa Prefecture that actively supports both work and care for employees.
The JIRA 25th Anniversary Commemorative Awards “IR Award for Encouragement”
The prize which commemorated 25th anniversary of establishment Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA) was established by limitation in 2018. For 12 years from 2007 to 2018, an effort aiming at IR improvement got the high value of the judging committee in stable way, and was selected as 1 company of an admitted company.
2018 Internet IR Award “Good prize”
Anritsu was selected as one of the company over 3782 major companies that build an excellent IR site, information disclosure and communication activity in particular by Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd.
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers “Letter of thanks”
Anritsu has received the “Letter of thanks” from the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers. It was recognition for its contribution to telecommunications over the years and its contribution to the management of the association as a maintenance staff. “The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers” is the association which companies and researchers related to the information and telecommunications field involve, and are engaged in activities that contribute to academic development and industrial development.