Sustainability

United Nations Global Compact

The NAGASE Group is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and promotes sustainability activities based on 10 principles in the four areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption.

国連グローバル・コンパクト

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

NAGASE Group has been selected as a constituent stock of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.

FTSE Russell (a registered trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) hereby certifies that NAGASE & CO., LTD. The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is widely used to create and evaluate sustainable investment funds and other financial products.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

Environment

TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)

The NAGASE Group has expressed its support for TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)

TCFD

CDP

The NAGASE Group responds to the CDP.

CDP 2021 Evaluation

Climate change: B
Water: A-
Forests (palm oil): C
Supplier Engagement: B

CDP

Japan Climate Initiative

The NAGASE Group is a member of the Japan Climate Initiative.

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Zero Emission Challenge

NAGASE & CO., LTD. is participating in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Zero Emission Challenge for the realization of 2050 carbon neutrality with the project Development of Production Technology for Bio-based Products to Accelerate Carbon Recycling.

TCFD

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

NAGASE Group has been selected as a constituent stock of the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index.

TCFD

Social

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index

NAGASE Group has been selected as a constituent stock of the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN).

The incorporation of NAGASE & CO., LTD. into the MSCI Index and the use of the MSCI logo, trademark, service mark or index name in this article do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of NAGASE & CO., LTD. by MSCI or its affiliates. The MSCI Index is the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI Index names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.

MSCI日本株女性活躍指数

Excellent Healthful Management Corporation 2022 (Large-Scale Corporate Division)

NAGASE & CO., LTD. , Nagase ChemteX Corporation, Nagase Beauty Care Co.,Ltd. and Hayashibara Co., Ltd. were recognized as the Excellent Healthful Management Corporations 2022 (Large-Scale Corporate Division).

健康経営優良法人2022

Excellent Healthful Management Corporation 2022 (Small and medium Scale Corporate Division)

Nagase Chemical Co., Ltd. , Nagase Information Development, Ltd.,Nagase Business Expert Co.,and Setsunan Kasei Co., Ltd.. were recognized as the Excellent Healthful Management Corporations 2022 (Small and medium Scale Corporate Division).

健康経営優良法人2022

Commitment announced at the United Nations Food Systems Summit

At the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021, Hayashibara Co., Ltd., a member of the NAGASE Group, announced its commitment to achieving a sustainable food system and promoting the development of nutritious foods.

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国連食料システムサミット

Commitment announced at the Tokyo Nutrition Summit

At the Tokyo Nutrition Summit 2021, Hayashibara Co., Ltd., a member of the NAGASE Group, set a goal of "well-being for everyone with the power of heightened biotechnology!" toward 2030.

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東京栄養サミット

EcoVadis

The NAGASE Group (NAGASE & CO., LTD., Hayashibara Co., Ltd., NAGASE Specialty Materials NA LLC) responded to EcoVadis' sustainability assessment, Hayashibara received a Gold rating and NAGASE Specialty Materials NA LLC received a Silver rating.

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RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certification

NAGASE & CO., LTD. has obtained RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certification.

RSPO

Sedex

In 2019, NAGASE joined Sedex, which promotes the creation of ethical supply chains.

Sedex

Initiatives for responsible care

Our Company participates in the Responsible Care (RC) Committee, an operational committee of the Japan Chemical Industry Association. We promote responsible care activities, which are voluntary activities for ensuring the environment, health, and safety in all processes of chemical products, from development to manufacturing, distribution, use, final consumption, and disposal, to disclose the results of these activities, and to engage in dialogue and communication with society.

Sedex

Certified as a DX certified business operator by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

In January 2022, NAGASE & CO., LTD. was certified as a DX certified business operator under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's DX Certification System.

Sedex

Governance

PrivacyMark

NAGASE TECHNO SERVICE CO., LTD, is eligible to receive certification for PrivacyMarkSystem
PrivacyMarkSystem :Registration number 10340009

Sedex

Nominated for “excellent integrated report” by GPIF’s external asset managers

NAGASE & CO., LTD.’s Integrated Report 2021 has been nominated as an “excellent integrated report” by Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)'s external asset managers entrusted with domestic equity investment.

Excellent integrated reports are determined through the selection of “excellent integrated reports” and “most-improved integrated reports” based on requests made to GPIF’s external asset managers entrusted with domestic equity investment.

Last year (announced in February 2021), our Company was nominated for a most-improved integrated report (94 companies), and this time, we have been nominated for an excellent integrated report (77 companies).

Our Company's disclosure case study was introduced in the Good Practices for Disclosure of Descriptive Information 2021

In the Good Practices for Disclosure of Descriptive Information 2021 released by the Financial Services Agency, our Company’s Annual Securities Report (for the fiscal year ended March 2021) is introduced as a good example of disclosure of Management Policy, Management Environment, and Issues to be Addressed.

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