Participation in CSR Related Initiatives & External Evaluation
UN Global Compact Japan
The Kyocera Group has participated in the United Nations’ Global Compact since September 2011.
Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
The Kyocera Group officially endorsed the TCFD's recommendations in March 2020.
Japan Climate Initiative
The Kyocera Group has participated in the Japan Climate Initiative since February 2019 to address climate change measures proactively.
SBTi（Science Based Targets initiative）
The Kyocera Group has obtained SBT (Science Based Targets) certification from the SBT Initiative, an international environmental organization, for Scope 1,2 and Scope 1,2,3 targets (2°C level) in FY2019. The 1.5°C level target, which was updated in FY2022 is currently under application for SBT.
FTSE 4Good Index Series
The FTSE4Good Index Series, developed by FTSE Russell, a global index provider, recognizes and selects companies for their outstanding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.
The Kyocera Group was selected for the FTSE4Good Index in 2021.
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index evaluates and selects Japanese companies based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.
The Kyocera Group was selected for the FTSE Blossom Japan Index in 2021.
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index was adopted as an environmental stock index by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) in 2018.
Constituent stocks are selected based on information about environmental disclosure and the reduction of carbon emissions. The Kyocera Group has been selected for three consecutive years, beginning in 2018.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index
In 2021, the Kyocera Group was selected as a constituent stock of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), which covers the Asia-Pacific region including Japan, in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the world's leading ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investment indices.
CDP is an international non-profit organization with global authority in the environmental field. They select companies that excel in their efforts and disclosure of information on climate change.
The Kyocera Group's activities related to climate change were comprehensively evaluated, and the Kyocera Group was selected for the “Climate Change A-List,” the highest evaluation level, in 2021.
In addition, for the second year in a row, the Kyocera Group was selected for the “Supplier Engagement Leaderboard” based on a comprehensive evaluation of greenhouse gas reduction activities throughout the supply chain. The Supplier Engagement Leaderboard evaluates companies’ climate change performance across their value chain and selects the best companies to participate. The Kyocera Group has set medium- to long-term emissions reduction targets (SBT certification) and is working to reduce environmental impact.
Platinum Kurumin Certification
The Platinum Kurumin Certification is given by Japan's Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare to companies with exceptional support for parents with young children. It certifies companies that have formulated a general business owner action plan and are implementing high-level initiatives for working parents. Kyocera was certified in 2021.
- Top Management Message
- Kyocera Group's Value Creation Model
- Sustainability Management
- Priority Issues
- Kyocera Group CSR Guidelines
- Environmental Safety Policy / Targets and Promotion System
- Climate Change Scenarios
- Measures to Fight Climate Change
- Water Risk Response
- Recycling Activities
- Initiatives to Prevent Environmental Pollution
- Conservation of Biodiversity
- Environmentally Friendly Products / Green Procurement
- Environmental Communication
- A History of Our Environmental Protection Activities
- Developing Human Resources with Diverse Skillsets
- Respect for Human Rights
- Promoting Diversity and Inclusion
- Occupational Safety
- Occupational Health, Safety, and Fitness Initiatives
- Supply Chain Management
- Approaches to Raising Quality and Customer Satisfaction Levels
- Social Contribution Activities
- Academic Advancement and Research
- Support for Culture and the Arts
- International Exchanges and Collaboration
- Environmental Protection Activities
- Local Community Activities
- Contributions to Society through Business Activities