Santen seeks to identify social issues and expectations for us through communication with stakeholders, in order to reflect such findings in our sustainability promotion activities.
Various ESG indexes are used to benchmark responsible investment. ESG indexes evaluate companies from environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective, with the aim of promoting responsible investment from a long-term viewpoint. Santen Group's sustainability promotion efforts have been evaluated from the perspective of ESG and selected in ESG indexes inside and outside of Japan.
|FTSE4Good Index Series
Index Series developed by FTSE Russell in the United Kingdom. The index series select companies based on evaluations of their initiatives in the areas of Environmental, Social and Governance(ESG) activities.
|Sompo Sustainability Index
An index composed of corporations that achieved above-standard ESG scores in corporate surveys conducted by Sompo Risk Management & Health Care Inc. (in terms of E: environmental assessments) and by Integrex Inc. (in terms of S and G: social and corporate governance assessments).
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world's largest institutional investor, has selected four ESG indexes for Japanese equities and has started investment based on those indexes. The company is a constituent stock in four indexes.
|FTSE Blossom Japan Index
A broad index developed by FTSE Russell in the United Kingdom. The index is incorporating overall ESG considerations.
|FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
A broad index developed by FTSE Russell in the United Kingdom. The index is incorporating overall ESG considerations. The index is comprised of companies with outstanding ESG initiatives which also have excellent management attitudes towards corporate climate change risks and opportunities.
|MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
An index developed by MSCI in the United States. The index selects companies in various sectors that excel in gender diversity from among the top Japanese stocks by market capitalization.
|S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
An Index developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices in the United States. The index evaluates corporate performance in terms of disclosure of information carbon efficiency.
Below are the main recognition and commendations we have received.
|Selected as "The Sustainability Yearbook Member" by S&P Global in the United States as one of the top 15% of companies in its industry in "The Sustainability Yearbook 2023" sustainability rating.
|The Company has been certificated as Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program 2023 (Large Enterprise Category)
|The Company has been certificated as Great Place To Work® in 16 countries, including the United Kingdom and India and others.
Santen Italy S.r.l. has been certificated as Best Work Places™ in Pharma & Biotechnology in Italy
|Claire Co., Ltd. has received award for education support company by Osaka Prefectural Education Committee
The Company has been certilied as Digital Transformation Business Operator by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Santen SA Netherlands branch has been certificated as Top Employer in Netherlands
Claire Co., Ltd. has been certificated as Excellent Small and Medium-sized Employer Employing Persons with Disabilities (Monisu certification) by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
Santen UK Limited has been certificated as Best Workplaces™
ClaireCo., Ltd. a special subsidiary company got certified as a company which persons with disabilities work actively by Japan Association of Employers of Persons with Severe Disabilities, which is a trustee organization entrusted to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
The Company was selected for the winner of the Corporate Governance of the year 2017 by the Japan Association of Corporate Directors.