OSAKA, Japan, March 16, 2023 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; Chief Executive Officer: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.; hereafter "Shionogi") announced that, Shionogi was recognized as one of the highest-ranking companies on the Supplier Engagement Rating (SER) (Climate Change) by CDP1, a global non-profit organization working on environmental information disclosure. Shionogi has been recognized as a Supplier Engagement Leader for the third consecutive year. It received high marks on the heels of being ranked as A for Climate Change and for Water security in December 20222.
SER evaluates companies in four categories related to Climate Change: 1) governance, 2) targets, 3) Scope 3 emissions, and 4) supplier engagement. In 2022, about 650 companies in the world, including 130 Japanese companies, were recognized on the Supplier Engagement Leader as companies implementing strategies and taking actions to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and manage climate risk in their supply chains.
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 EHS3 Policy. Moreover, we engage with our business partners and require them to adhere to Shionogi Group Business Partner Code of Conduct. We believe these continual efforts were recognized by CDP.
SHIONOGI Group will continue to progress and expand sustainability activities toward the achievement 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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2. Press release on December 13, 2022
Shionogi Recognized with Double A list for Leadership in Corporate Transparency and Performance on Climate Change and Water Security by CDP
3. EHS：Environment, Health and Safety
Our Environment Report and Website carry further information on EHS-related business risks and identified material issues and details of our EHS activities:
・Environment Report :
Occupational Health and Safety：