OSAKA, Japan, December 13, 2022 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; Chief Executive Officer: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.; hereafter "Shionogi") announced that, Shionogi has been recognized for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on Climate Change and Water Security by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its annual ‘A List’.
Based on data reported through CDP’s 2022 Climate Change and Water Security questionnaires, Shionogi is one of the 57 companies that achieved a double A rating or better, out of more than 10,000 companies scored.
SHIONOGI Group identified Protect the Environment as a corporately material issue to be addressed and set medium- and long- term action targets (environment) based on SHIONOGI Group Heritage (The Company Policy of SHIONOGI), SHIONOGI Group Code of Conduct and SHIONOGI Group EHS Policy. In particular, we focus on environmental issues, such as climate change, resource conservation and circulation including water use, circular economy, and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
We believe that CDP admired our high-level continuous efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect the water resources, reduce the risk of flooding, and appropriately manage wastewater to reduce the release of antimicrobials into the environment as a part of initiatives tackling AMR.
SHIONOGI Group will continue to progress and expand sustainability activities toward the realization of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and continuously work to ensure that corporate growth is aligned with contribution to a sustainable society through our business. We will strive continuously to grow as a company that is contributes to all of our stakeholders.
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CDP is a global non-profit that runs the world’s environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with more than 680 financial institutions with over $130 trillion in assets, CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to disclose their environmental impacts, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Nearly 20,000 organizations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2022, including more than 18,700 companies worth half of global market capitalization, and over 1,100 cities, states and regions. Fully Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) aligned, CDP holds the largest environmental database in the world, and CDP scores* are widely used to drive investment and procurement decisions towards a zero carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a founding member of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), We Mean Business Coalition, The Investor Agenda and the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative (NZAMI).
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* A detailed and independent methodology is used by CDP to assess these companies, allocating a score of A to D-. Those that don’t disclose or provided insufficient information are scored an F.
About CDP SHIONOGI Group Heritage (The Company Policy of SHIONOGI) and SHIONOGI Group Code of Conduct
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