Konica Minolta Ranked in the Top 5% of Companies within Its Industry in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook 2023
Included in the Sustainability Yearbook for 13 Consecutive Years
March 10, 2023
Tokyo (March 10, 2023) – Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that the company was listed in the Top 5% of the most sustainable companies in its industry in the Sustainable Yearbook 2023 by S&P Global, the world’s leading credit rating company headquartered in the U.S. This is the 13th straight year that Konica Minolta has been named in the Sustainability Yearbook.
S&P Global calculates a total ESG score of up to 100 points for each company to assess the sustainability of business practices in the economic, environmental and social dimensions, and selects the top-performing companies in each industry for inclusion in its Sustainability Yearbook. The companies listed in the Sustainability Yearbook 2023 were selected from among more than 7,800 leading companies around the world. Konica Minolta is one of the two Japanese companies recognized as a Top 5% company in the “Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics” sector, along with five other companies.
Sustainability Strategy of Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta has identified social and environmental issues that must be addressed by 2030 and set the following five material issues to be tackled:
- Improving fulfillment in work and corporate dynamism
- Supporting healthy, high-quality living
- Ensuring social safety and security
- Addressing climate change
- Using limited resources effectively
These five material issues are linked to Konica Minolta’s business growth strategy and are now the cornerstones for action in each business area. In alignment with the value creation process of each business unit, Konica Minolta is implementing initiatives for both business growth and sustainability to create value for customers and the broader society.
Reference: Evaluation by External Parties
Konica Minolta is currently included in global ESG indexes and is ranked high in the ESG ratings, as shown below.
|FTSE4Good Index Series (UK)||Included in the index consecutively since 2003|
|FTSE Blossom Japan Index (UK)||Included in the index consecutively since its establishment in 2017|
|FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index（UK）||Included in the index since its establishment in 2022|
|MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index (USA)||Included in the index consecutively since its establishment in 2017|
|MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (USA)||Included in the index consecutively since its establishment in 2017|
|Dow Jones Sustainability Index (USA)||Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific): Included in the index consecutively since 2009|
|S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index (USA, Japan)||Included in the index consecutively since its establishment in 2018|
|S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook (USA)||Included in the Sustainability Yearbook consecutively since 2011|
|Corporate Knights (Canada)||Ranked among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (2011, 2019-2023)|
|ISS ESG (USA)||Maintained the highest Prime Status since 2011|
|CDP (UK)||Included on the Climate A List
(2013-2014, 2016-2017, 2020-2022)