1. Evaluation by Outside Organization
(1) Inclusion in ESG indexes, socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes and investment universes (Current as of July 1, 2019)
The JSR Group is highly regarded for its CSR activities and other non-financial initiatives, as reflected by its inclusion in international socially responsible investment indexes and investment universes. Also, the JSR Group has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), S&P / JPX Carbon Efficient Index, these of which are ESG indexes selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
Additionally, the JSR Group has continually been ranked in the Global Compact 100 since FY2013.
* The inclusion of JSR Corporation in MSCI indexes, as well as the use of the MSCI logo, trademark, service mark and index name, does not constitute support, endorsement or promotion of MSCI or any MSCI-affiliated company by JSR Corporation. MSCI indexes are the sole property of MSCI.
MSCI and all MSCI index names and logos are the trademark or service mark of MSCI and its affiliated companies.
(2) Evaluation by non-ESG evaluation organizations
We were selected by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi as one of the top 500 companies in Japan in terms of outstanding health and productivity management practices.
In the SME Enterprise Category, JSR Group member companies JSR Micro Kyushu Co., Ltd., Japan Coloring Co., Ltd., Elastomix Co., Ltd., JSR Logistics & Customer Center Co., Ltd. and JSR Kenko Hoken Kumiai were selected.
(3) Major awards and commendations received in FY2018
|Award Sponsor||Award Name||Winner|
|New Office Promotion Association, Nikkei Inc.||Chubu New Office Promotion Award||JSR Yokkaichi Plant|
|Kamisu City||Commendation for Efforts Toward the Formation of a Gender-Equal Society||JSR Kashima Plant|
|Saga Prefecture||Saga Saiko Award ("Promotion of Participation by Women" Category)||JSR Micro Kyushu|
|Mie Labour Bureau||Mie Labor Bureau Director's Award||E-Tec Co., Ltd.|
|Central Taiwan Science Park||Outstanding Workplace Safety Award (Factory Safety)||JSR Micro Taiwan Co., Ltd.|
|Central Taiwan Science Park||Special Achievement Award ("Excellence in Waste Reduction and Resource Recycling" Category)||JSR Micro Taiwan Co., Ltd.|
2. Independent Review
The JSR Group has been independently reviewed by the Responsible Care Verification Center of the Japan Chemical Association regarding the content found in the online versions of the JSR Group CSR Report 2019.