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External Ratings and Evaluations
NEC is included in world-renowned Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) indexes.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
DJSI is an evaluation indices developed by the S&P Dow Jones Indices that evaluates the sustainable practices of major global companies, categorized by a "Governance & Economic Dimension," "Environmental Dimension" and a "Social Dimension."
Since 2020 NEC has been included in the DJSI World Index and the DJSI Asia Pacific Index three years in a row.
FTSE4Good Index Series
This index is created by FTSE Russell, part of the London Stock Exchange Group. Over 4,000 companies are evaluated and those that meet the ESG criteria are included in this index. NEC has been included since 2002 (As of June 2023).
(NEC is a member of the FTSE4Good Index, an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.)
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
Designed by MSCI, these indexes are the globally recognized ESG_indexes. Companies that have received high evaluations based on ESG are included in these indexes. (The name of the Indexes was changed from the “MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes” in 2017.)
THE INCLUSION OF NEC Corporation IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF NEC Corporation BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.
CDP (Climate Change, Water Security and Supplier Engagement)
CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. A record-breaking 18,700 companies in the world disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2022.
NEC has been included in “A List” for both Climate Change and Water Security in 2022 four years in a row.
Furthermore, NEC has been listed in the “Supplier Engagement Rating Leaderboard” on climate issues in three consecutive years, which resulted in achieving 3 awards: Climate, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement.
NEC joined RE100 ,a collaborative global initiative committed to 100% renewable electricity. NEC is dedicated to procuring 100% of annual electricity from renewable sources by 2050.
ISS ESG Corporate Rating
ISS ESG is an ESG investing solution unit of ISS, the world's leading provider of proxy voting and distribution solutions, and evaluates companies with social and environmental criteria. Companies that are received high evaluation in their industry sectors are rated "Prime." NEC was rated "Prime" in March 2018 in the "Electronics Devices & Appliances" industry sector. (The name of the Indexes was changed from the "oekom Corporate Rating")
Euronext Vigeo World 120
This sustainability evaluation index was designed by NYSE Euronext, the world's largest stock exchange group, and Vigeo Eiris, an agency that has expertise in the assessment of companies and organizations based on their practices and performance related to ESG. This index includes the 120 most advanced companies in the European, North American, and Asia Pacific regions based on ESG. NEC has been included continuously since 2012.
EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, which assesses suppliers with a methodology built on international sustainability standards, covering 190 spend categories and 160+ countries. Its Sustainability Scorecard illustrates performance across 21 indicators in four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. Since 2012 NEC has been awarded “Gold” sustainability ranking in the top 5% companies, and in 2020 and 2021 we awarded the “Platinum,” that is newly set and places NEC among the top 1% of companies assessed worldwide.