TAIYO YUDEN

External Evaluation

Inclusion in ESG Indexes

TAIYO YUDEN Group has been highly evaluated the efforts aimed at the sustainable development of society and TAIYO YUDEN, thus it is selected in following ESG Indexes*. (As of July, 2021)

*ESG Indexes; an indicator of investment composed of companies highly evaluated focused on 3 factors, Environment, Social, and Governance.

FTSE4Good Index Series

The FTSE4Good Index Series is an index compiled by FTSE Russell (UK). The index includes companies that have demonstrated strong Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices that are based on global standards.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is an index compiled by FTSE Russell and includes Japanese companies that have demonstrated strong ESG practices. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has selected this index as a core ESG index.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

The MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index is an index compiled by MSCI (US). The index includes Japanese companies with high gender diversity scores thanks to their promotion of women in the workplace. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has selected this index as a core ESG index.

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is an index compiled by the Tokyo Stock Exchange and S&P Dow Jones Indices (US). Companies included are selected based on their disclosure of environment-related information and their carbon efficiency standards. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has selected this index as a core ESG index.

SOMPO Sustainability Index

The SOMPO Sustainability Index is an index compiled by SOMPO Asset Management. The index is composed of Japanese companies with strong ESG performance evaluations and stock valuations.

Other Sustainability Evaluations (TAIYO YUDEN)

Selection of Health & Productivity Stock, White 500

TAIYO YUDEN appointed a Chief Healthcare Officer (CHO) and has set up a "Health Promotion Committee" and is working to promote the health of its employees. "Certified Health & Productivity management Organization (White 500)" is given to companies by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.

Sports Yell Company

Certified by the Japan Sports Agency as a company that promotes exercise in the workplace.

Kurumin Certification

We obtained “Kurumin” certification. This certification in given to companies that make excellent efforts to nurture the next generation. For more details, please see.