External Recognition of Sustainability Activities

The JVCKENWOOD Group’s sustainability activities have been highly evaluated outside the company.


Major Awards & Recognitions

Selected as a constituent of the ESG index "FTSE Blossom Japan Index"

JVCKENWOOD was selected as a constituent of FTSE Blossom Japan Index, an index targeting Japanese companies that are making excellent responses to ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance).
 

*FTSE Russell (registered trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) hereby certifies that JVCKENWOOD has been found to fulfill, as a result of a third-party survey, the requirements for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and has become a constituent of the index concerned. FTSE Blossom Japan Index was created and designed by FTSE Russell, a global index provider, to measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating outstanding performance in environment, social and governance (ESG). FTSE Blossom Japan Index is widely used to create and assess sustainable investment funds and other financial products.

Selected as a constituent of the ESG index " FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

JVCKENWOOD was selected as a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, an index targeting Japanese companies that are making excellent responses to ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) relative to peers in their sectors. The Index focuses on initiatives and governance related to climate change in sectors with high greenhouse gas emissions.

*FTSE Russell (registered trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) hereby certifies that JVCKENWOOD has been found to fulfill, as a result of a third-party survey, the requirements for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and has become a constituent of the
index concerned. FTSE Blossom Japan Index is widely
used to create and assess sustainable investment funds and other financial products.

Received a B Score in CDP Climate Change 2021

JVC KENWOOD has received a B Score (Management Level) in CDP 2021 Climate Change.
CDP is a non-governmental organization (NGO) managed by a British charity that runs a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts, rating corporate initiatives on an eight-point scale (A, A-, B, B-, C, C-, D, D-).

Certified as “White 500” excellent company under the “2022 Health and Productivity Management Award”

JVCKENWOOD has been certified as an outstanding health management corporation for five consecutive years since 2018 as a corporation that considers employee health management from a managerial point of view and is strategically engaged in it.

 

Obtained the highest rank of “Eruboshi” certification under the Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace

JVCKENWOOD was awarded “Eruboshi,” the highest rating of Three-stars certification under the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace.

Received the highest ranking “Gold” in the PRIDE Index, an evaluation index for initiatives related to LGBT and other sexual minorities

JVCKENWOOD received the highest Gold rating in the PRIDE Index operated by a nonprofit voluntary group called “work with Pride (wwP)” to evaluate corporate efforts to support inclusiveness for LGBT and other sexual minorities.

Passed the renewal review for the Certification of Organizations Contributing to National Resilience (Resilience Certification)

JVCKENWOOD acquired the Certification of Organizations Contributing to National Resilience (Resilience Certification) administered by the Association for Resilience Japan based on the Guideline for Certification of Organizations Contributing to National Resilience in March 2017, and subsequently passed the renewal review in March 2021.

Received Class-AAA rating in Yokohama Health Management Certification 2022

JVCKENWOOD Engineering Corporation received the Class-AAA rating (Certified period: April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2024) in Yokohama Health Management Certification 2020 from the City of Yokohama in recognition of the company’s system to promote health management and its efforts to identify health issues of employees and take initiatives for such issues.

Received the 28th Yokohama Environmental Activity Award, Company Department Practice Award

JVCKENWOOD was awarded the Practical Award for its activities, including the reduction of CO2 emissions, thorough sorting of industrial waste, reduction of waste plastics, and reduction of food waste, in recognition of the award given to organizations that are actively engaged in various environmental conservation, regeneration, and creation activities in the region implemented by Yokohama City.

Certificate of commendation

Received 2021 Yamagata Environmental Conservation Promotion Award

JVCKENWOOD Yamagata received the Award for the Promotion of Environmental Conservation from the Yamagata Environmental Conservation Promotion Award in recognition of its initiatives to conserve energy, reduce waste and reduce environmental load in its business activities, and its community-based initiatives to conserve the environment.

Rated “Bronze” in the EcoVadis (France) Sustainability Survey

  • JVCKENWOOD acquired the Bronze rating in the Sustainability Survey 2021 conducted by EcoVadis (France)
  • The ASK Industries S.p.A. Group acquired the Silver rating in the Sustainability Survey 2021conducted by EcoVadis (France).

The certification

Certified as “Sports Yell Company 2022” by the Japan Sports Agency

JVCKENWOOD has been certified as a "Sports Yell Company 2022" by the Japan Sports Agency as a company that actively engages in sports activities to promote employee health.