OMRON’s ESG efforts rated highly by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for seventh consecutive year
- December 11, 2023
OMRON Corporation (Headquarters: Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto; President and CEO: Junta Tsujinaga) has been listed within the top 97% among peer sector companies on the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World*1) , an SRI (socially responsible investment *2) stock price index. This is the seventh consecutive year that OMRON was rated highly across Environmental, Social, and Governance & Economic dimensions. Of the 3,555 internationally renowned corporations that were evaluated in 2023, 321 (of which 38 are Japanese) were selected for the DJSI World. OMRON was also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the 14th ensuing year.
In 2023, OMRON performed equal or better than 97% of the 73 companies within the ITC Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components industry group (as of December 9.) In the Environmental Dimension, we received top scores in the categories of emissions management, resource efficiency & circularity, waste management, and water consumption. We received top scores on transparency & reporting, and tax strategy in the Governance & Economic Dimension. This makes our scores in these categories equal or better than 100% of our peer sector companies. Within the Social Dimension, we were recognized for our improvements on talent attraction & retention, signaling improved employee wellbeing and privacy protection.
Ensuring the integration of the long-term material sustainability issues (materiality) identified in our long-term vision, Shaping the Future 2030 (SF2030), into our business operations allowed us to receive this honorable recognition. Practicing the OMRON Principles in every part of our organization, namely improving lives and contributing to a better society, has also contributed strongly to our ESG efforts being recognized.
1. 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 environmental, social and governance & economic dimensions.
2. 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.
Yue Liu, Senior General Manager of Sustainability Office at OMRON Corporation: “As OMRON, we have been putting people and the planet at the core of our business since 1933, our founding year. I am proud to see that our efforts to innovate for a sustainable future are recognized by one of the most renowned corporate sustainability assessment indices. The consecutive recognition encourages us to continue our progress communication about our ESG goals and initiatives, and to involve our employees, customers and business partners in the journey towards the sustainable future we envision.”
OMRON’s Sustainable Future
OMRON firmly believes in incorporating its vision for a sustainable future into its entire organization. Social value is created through business endeavors and contributing to the development of society, which is reflected in OMRON’s recognition by several other ESG assessment institutions around the world. By empowering people through automation, OMRON strives for a healthy, carbon neutral and inclusive digitalized society. More information on OMRON's sustainability initiatives can be found in the Integrated Report and Sustainability website pages.
About OMRON Corporation
OMRON Corporation is a leading automation company with its core competencies in Sensing & Control + Think technology, and is engaged in a wide range of businesses including industrial automation, healthcare, social systems, and electronic components. Established in 1933, OMRON has about 30,000 employees worldwide, working to provide products and services in more than 130 countries and regions. For more information, please visit https://www.omron.com/global/en/
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