Participation in Initiatives, External EvaluationROHM Group's Sustainability
Participation in Initiatives
ROHM Group has the company mission is “Quality is our top priority. Contribute to the advancement and progress of culture" as its cornerstone, and we actively participate in international initiatives with the aim of solving future environmental and social to be a company that continues to be chosen by its stakeholders.
United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is an international initiative that aims to get corporations an organizations achieve sustainable development through responsible and creative leadership in ten principles covering four areas: human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
ROHM Group joined the UNGC in May 2011 and supports the 10 principles.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
In September 2021, we endorsed the recommendations of "The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)" towards the realization of a decarbonized society.
Recognizing that climate change is one of the most important management issues that significantly affects our business activities, we will work to disclose information in line with the recommendations of the TCFD and strive to realize a sustainable society.
SBTi(Science Based Targets initiative)
ROHM has been certified by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) at the 1.5°C level for its greenhouse gas reduction target for 2030, which is recognized as having a scientific basis for achieving the 2°C target of the Paris Agreement.
ROHM is not only aiming to solve society's problems by contributing to energy conservation and miniaturization of semiconductor products, which are our mainstay products, but also to reduce the environmental impact of our overall business activities, including production processes, and we will actively promote the use of renewable energy and the introduction of environmentally friendly production facilities throughout the Group.
International Initiatives 「RE100」
ROHM is a member of RE100 (100% Renewable Electricity), an international corporate initiative that aims to use 100% renewable energy for electricity used in its business operations. Based on the formulated in April 2021 and the medium-term management plan announced in May of the same year, we will gradually increase the amount of renewable energy introduced and aim to achieve the goal of 100% renewable electricity used for all business activities in Japan and overseas by FY2050. We are promoting activities to increase the amount of renewable energy sources (water, geothermal, solar power, etc.) to 100% by 2050.
JCI：Japan Climate Initiative
ROHM has joined the Japan Climate Initiative, a network for realizing the decarbonization of the environment. Japan Climate Initiative was established to reinforce discussions among companies, governments and NGOs, which are actively engaged in climate change measures in Japan.
ROHM actively communicates with shareholders and investors around the world, for example by disclosing business results and other corporate information promptly.
In addition, ROHM has formulated a disclosure policy and strives to provide fair and accurate information in a timely manner.
Selected as a Constituent in one of FTST4Good Index
ROHM has been selected as one of the components by British Index Company FTSE Russell for 20 consecutive years.
ROHM has also been selected as a component of , which is the new ESG investor index established by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) for 6 consecutive years.
“FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index” Selected as Component Stocks
ROHM is included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed to be sector-neutral, reflecting the relative performance of Japanese companies that excel in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in their respective sectors.
In order to facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, only those companies with particularly high greenhouse gas emissions that are recognized for their improvement efforts by the TPI Management Quality Score are included.
“MSCI ESG Rating" with A Rating
In the ESG rating conducted by MSCI of the Morgan Stanley Group in the United States, ROHM Group received an A rating.
MSCI is characterized by narrowing down the ESG issues of high importance based on the characteristics of the industries of the companies being evaluated for ESG.
Gold Rating in EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment
ROHM has been awarded the highest rank of “Gold" in the 2022 Sustainability Assessment by Ecovadis. Ecovadis is a third-party organization that evaluates and monitors the sustainability of supplier companies, assessing the CSR activities of more than 100,000 organizations and companies in 175 countries and 200 industries in four areas: environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable resource procurement. The Gold rating, which ROHM received this time, is given to organizations and companies in the top 5% of the score. In particular, we received the highest rating of "Excellent" in the "Environment" field.
Selected as "A-List" , the Highest Rating in CDP's "Water Security Survey"
In a survey on water resource management conducted by CDP (headquartered in the United Kingdom), an international environmental non-profit organization, ROHM was selected for-CDP Water Security A-List, the highest rating possible, and recognized as a leading company in sustainability. CDP surveyed approximately 13,000 companies worldwide and rated them on a scale of A to D- based on how effectively they are addressing issues such as climate change, deforestation, and water security.
In the category Climate Change, we received a Leadership Level A- (A minus) rating for our advanced activities.
Awarded the Silver Class in the “SUSTAINA ESG AWARDS 2022”(Overall Category)
ROHM has been awarded the Silver Class in the SUSTAINA ESG AWARDS 2022 (Overall Category) selected by SUSTAINA JAPAN Inc.
The SUSTAINA ESG AWARDS is an award system that honors companies that are actively involved in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) activities. The top 100 companies in terms of overall score, which consists of ESG score and financial score, are selected as "Advanced ESG Management Companies" out of approximately 3,800 listed and major non-listed companies surveyed by SUSTAINA.
Certified as Health & Productivity Management Organization
ROHM has been certified as a Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization - White 500 by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi for the sixth consecutive year. This is a program that honors companies, such as large corporations and small and medium-size enterprises, that are practicing particularly excellent health management based on health promotion efforts promoted by the Health Council and Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
Ranked of 4.5 stars in the 11th Quality Management Level Research”
In the 11th "Quality Management Survey of Companies" conducted by the Japan Federation of Japan Science and Technology, ROHM was awarded 4.5 stars, which is the top overall evaluation. The "Corporate Quality Management Survey" is a survey conducted once every two years by the Japan Federation of Japan Science and Technology since 2004 with the support of Japan Keizai Shimbun, mainly in the manufacturing industry, with the aim of reaffirming the importance of "quality" in industry.gain
Acquisition of "Certification from Association for Business Innovation in harmony with Nature and Community" from ABINC
ROHM has been highly praised for its biodiversity-friendly environmental conservation efforts in the vicinity of our Head Office, and obtained the certification from Association for Business Innovation in harmony with Nature and Community(ABINC)*1.
ABINC certification is a system that began in 2014 to evaluate and certify biodiversity-friendly efforts in the creation, management, and use of green spaces in accordance with the Guidelines for Promoting Biodiversity in Business Sites developed by general corporations and Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity (JBIB)*2.
Acquisition of Green Certification by ROHM’s Head Office from the Organization for Landscape and Urban Green Infrastructure
ROHM’s Head Office factory has been certified as an "Excellent Stage 2" plant for the second consecutive year in the SEGES*1 Green Certification” operated by the Organization for Landscape and Urban Green Infrastructure*2 in the Green Development Ranking Division. The Excellent stage 2 rating received by ROHM this time is the third highest rank of the five-step certification label.
SEGES is a system that objectively evaluates and certifies the excellent efforts of companies and other organizations that contribute to society and the environment through activities to protect and nurture greenery. we are proud to say that “this is a good example of a company that has aimed to become a 'factory in the forest' as part of its corporate philosophy, and as a result has become a green space that is indispensable to the community. The company's long-standing activities have been highly evaluated, leading to the certification.
Awards and Evaluations from Customers
ROHM Group has been making daily efforts to improve quality and environmental issues in order to meet customer expectations. Our efforts have been evaluated by our customers and we have received the following awards.
|2023||"Supplier Award" in the Sustainability category from Bosch|
|2023||"SDGs Special Award" from Sumitomo Electric Industries|
|2023||"Environmental Award 2022" from Furukawa Electric|
|2022||"Supplier Excellence Award" from Gentex|
|2022||"Best Quality Award" from Canon Nakayama Plant.|
|2021||Awarded by Denso Corporation as the best "Quality Supplier" in the quality evaluation system for electronic components in the general bipolar IC category for five consecutive years.|
|2021||"Quality Excellence Award" from the Canon Nalayama factory.|
|2020||“Supplier of the Year 2019 Best Performance within Global Category Discretes”from Continental|
|2020||"Quality Contribution Award" by Minebeamitsumi.|
|2020||"Quality Excellence Award" from Stanley Electric for its quality of delivery in 2019.|
|2020||"Quality Excellence Award" from Sumitomo Wiring Systems.|
|2020||“Certificate of appreciation” for its efforts in quality from Toyota.|
|2020||"GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award" from General Motors.|
|2019||"Quality Excellence Award" from Stanley Electric for its quality of delivery in 2018.|
|2019||"Quality and Delivery Excellence Award" by Power Supply Technology.|
|2018||Certified as "Best Supplier" by Pioneer.|
|2017||"The Excellence Quality Award" from Gortek|
|2017||"Quality Excellence Award" from Stanley Electric for its quality of delivery in 2016.|
|2017||"Quality Excellence Award" from Asmo for its quality improvement activities in FY2016.|
|2017||"Partner Excellence Award" in 2016 supplier evaluation from TOTO.|
|2017||"Supplier of the Year 2016, Best Performance within Global Category Discretes" from Continental.|
The results for the last six fiscal years are shown.