OMRON Listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 5th Straight Year
- November 16, 2021
OMRON Corporation (Headquarters: Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto; President and CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) has been listed for the 5th straight year on the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), an SRI (socially responsible investment)*1 stock price index.
The DJSI is a stock price index compiled by S&P Dow Jones Indices. It is used to assess the sustainability of the world's major companies from economic, environmental, and social perspectives.
Of the 3,455 globally prominent companies evaluated in 2021, 322 companies (35 Japanese companies) were selected for the DJSI World Index. OMRON was also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the 12th consecutive year.
This time, OMRON was rated highly across the board for environmental, economic, and social criteria. In the Environmental dimension, OMRON is advancing its efforts to analyze the risks and opportunities that climate change can have on its business and disclose relevant information in accordance with the TCFD*2 Guidance which it has supported since February 2019, while at the same time having various sets of its environmental data assured by independent third parties. In the Economic and Social dimensions, too, OMRON is forging ahead with disclosure of its initiatives to further enhance its transparency.
Going forward, while continuing to take into account economic, environmental, and social factors in all of its activities, OMRON will aim to link its business opportunities to both the attainment of a sustainable society and the enhancement of sustainable corporate values.
*1 Sustainable investment is a method by which investors consider a company's environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) information, in addition to conventional financial analysis, in order to choose companies that can attain sustainable growth to invest in.
*2 TCFD: Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure
OMRON's Sustainability Initiatives
OMRON identified its material sustainability issues that it seeks to resolve, including social issues to be solved through business in our focus domains and issues to be tackled in order for us to answer the expectations of our stakeholders by shoring up our business foundation.
For details on OMRON's sustainability initiatives, please see Integrated Reports and the corporate website.
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About OMRON Corporation
OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation based on its core technology of "Sensing & Control + Think." OMRON's business fields cover a broad spectrum, ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to social systems, and healthcare. Established in 1933, OMRON has about 30,000 employees worldwide, working to provide products and services in around 120 countries and regions. For more information, visit OMRON's website: https://www.omron.com/global/en/
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