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.
Selected for ESG Indexes
Various ESG indexes are used to benchmark responsible investment. ESG indexes evaluate companies from non-financial, 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).
Santen includes in all four ESG investment indexes selected by GPIF
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. Santen is a constituent stock in all four indexes.
|FTSE Blossom Japan Index||
A broad index developed by FTSE Russell in the United Kingdom. The index is incorporating overall ESG considerations.
|MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index||
An index developed by MSCI in the United States. The index selects companies based on high ESG ratings in their respective industries ESG
|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.
Recognition and Commendations by Third Parties
Below are the main recognition and commendations Santen has received.
Santen has been certificated as One of Outstanding Enterprises in 2021 Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organization (Large Enterprise Category)
Santen Pharmaceutical Spain, S.L. has been certificated as Great Place To Work® SPAIN
Santen Italy S.r.l. has been certificated as Great Place To Work® ITALIA for the second consecutive year
Claire, 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.
Santen was selected for the winner of the Corporate Governance of the year 2017 by the Japan Association of Corporate Directors.