Sustainability

External Evaluation

Incorporation in Sustainability Indexes and Rankings

Selection for Global Sustainability Indexes

A growing number of investors are evaluating companies’ sustainability not only from a financial perspective, but also from non-financial, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) perspectives, in the aim of responsible investing from a long-term viewpoint. Around the world, a number of sustainability indexes are used to benchmark responsible investment. Being a highly sustainable company, Sysmex has been selected for numerous sustainability indexes and rankings.

  • Dow Jones Sustainability World Index1 (from fiscal 2016)
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index1 (from fiscal 2012)
  • FTSE4 Good Index2 (form fiscal 2008)
  • FTSE Blossom Japan Index3 (from fiscal 2017)
  • MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes4 (from fiscal 2011)
  • MSCI SRI Indexes4 (from fiscal 2013)
  • MCSI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index5 (from fiscal 2017)
  • MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index6 (WIN) (fiscal 2017 and 2019)
  • Ethibel Excellence7 (from fiscal 2011)
  • Ethibel Pioneer7 (from fiscal 2014)
  • Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI)8 (from fiscal 2015)
  • Global 100 (100 most sustainable companies in the world)9 (fiscal 2017, 2016 and 2012)
  • Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index10 (from fiscal 2018)
  • SNAM Sustainability Index11 (from fiscal 2018)
  1. An ESG investment index developed though collaboration between S&P Dow Jones Indices of the United States and Robeco SAM of Switzerland. This index evaluates corporate sustainability through the perspectives of the economy, the environment, and society, and selects companies that are expected to achieve long-term sustainable growth based on comprehensive and advanced initiatives. The World Index targets the world’s listed companies, while the Asia Pacific Index targets listed companies in the Asia-Pacific region.
  2. An ESG investment index announced by FTSE Russel, of the London Stock Exchange Group of the United Kingdom. Excellent companies are selected, based on an evaluation of ESG information disclosed by these companies to the general public.
  3. FTSE Russell of the United Kingdom selects Japanese companies based on superior responses on ESG matters. The index uses FTSE4 Good standards derived from international standards, such as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  4. An ESG investment index developed by MCSI Inc. (Morgan Stanley Capital International), of the U.S. Morgan Stanley Group. Companies are selected based on an evaluation that includes ESG issues considered important by various indexes based on the industry characteristics of the companies it targets.
  5. An ESG investment index of MSCI of the United States. This index selects companies with relatively high ESG ratings in individual sectors from among the top 500 Japanese stocks by market capitalization.
  6. An ESG investment index by MSCI of the United States. The index selects companies, from among the top 500 Japanese stocks by market capitalization in various sectors, that excel in gender diversity.
  7. An index developed by Forum Ethibel, a Belgian non-profit organization. Companies are selected that exhibit high performance from the perspective of corporate social responsibility. The index includes two sub-indexes, Pioneer and Excellence. Companies in the Pioneer index are selected from among those deemed best in the Excellence index.
  8. This index comprises companies selected for Ethibel Excellence, based on such limiting conditions as floating market capitalization.
  9. The 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World, selected by Canada-based Corporate Knights. The selections are announced during the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland.
  10. This is an index developed through collaboration between NYSE Euronext (United States), which operates a number of security exchanges in the United States and Europe, and Vigeo Eiris (France and the United Kingdom), an ESG research company. The index, which covers Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific region, has selected for inclusion 120 companies demonstrating superior ESG initiatives.
  11. This index was established by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd. (SNAM). The SNAM Sustainability Index selects approximately 300 companies that excel in environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
FTSE4Goodマーク
FTSE Bloossom Japanのマーク
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexesのマーク
MSCI SRI Leaders Indexesのマーク
Ethibel PIONEER & EXCELLENCEのマーク
Ethibel Pioneer & Ethibel Excellenceのマーク
Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Indexのマーク
member of snam sustainability index 2019

Recognition and Commendations by Third Parties

2019

May
  • Ranked eighth in the medical devices category in “Top Employer SME 2019”, sponsored by FOCUS-Business.
April
  • Received “Supplier Excellence Awards,” sponsored by Quest Diagnostics. (Sysmex America)
March
  • Selected as a finalist for the NZHIT Innovation Awards. (Sysmex New Zealand)
March
  • Selected for the “Companies That Care Honor Roll* 2019”. (Sysmex America)
    • Companies That Care Honor Roll: A corporate ranking that designates companies that contribute to the welfare of employees, their families, and the local community, based on a survey conducted by the Center for Companies That Care, an NPO.
February
  • Recognized for the third time by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as one of the “Companies that excel in health management” (White 500).
February
  • Received the Award for Excellence at the 22nd Environmental Communication Awards for the Sysmex Sustainability Report 2018.

2018

December
  • Won the Encouragement Prize for the first time in the 6th WICI Japan Award for Excellence in Integrated Reporting.
November
  • Received awards at the 2018 Kinki Local Commendations for Innovations.
November
  • Ranked 9th among “The Best-Performing CEOs in the World 2018,” published by Harvard Business Review.
October
  • Sysmex Malaysia rated among the “HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2018”.
October
  • Selected as a “Great Place to Work” (Korea Top 100). (Sysmex Korea)
May
  • Received the “Medal with Purple Ribbon,” a spring 2018 medal of honor.
March
  • Selected for “The Companies That Care Honor Roll 2018” for the tenth consecutive year. (Sysmex America)
March
  • Recognized for the second time by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for excellence in health management as among the “Companies that Excel in Health Management” (White 500).
February
  • Received an award for excellence in the environmental report division at the 21st Environmental Communication Awards for the Sysmex Sustainability Report 2017.

2017

November
  • Super-resolution fluorescence microscope received the Good Design Gold Award 2017.
November
  • Ranked 18th among “The Best-Performing CEOs in the World 2017”, published by the Harvard Business Review.
October
  • Sysmex Asia Pacific selected as among the HR “Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2017”.
September
  • Selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.
August
  • Ranked 27th in Forbes’ “The World's 100 Most Innovative Companies”.
June
  • Received the “Work & Family in 2017 Award”. (Sysmex Europe)
April
  • Received the “Fiscal 2017 Commendation for Science and Technology” by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prize for Science and Technology.
March
  • Selected for the “Companies That Care Honor Roll 2017”. (Sysmex America)
February
  • Recognized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for “Companies That Excel in Health Management” (White 500).
February
  • Received the Award for Excellence at the 20th Environmental Communication Awards (Jury Awards) for the Sysmex Sustainability Report 2016.
January
  • Selected for the 2017 Global 100 (100 most sustainable companies in the world), for the third time.

2016

November
  • At the fiscal 2016 Kinki Local Commendation for Inventions, received the “Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Prize” for one invention and the “Encouragement Prize for Inventions” for three other inventions.
November
  • Sysmex Asia Pacific and Sysmex Malaysia selected for “HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2016”.
October
  • Ranked 27th of 462 Companies in the Nikkei ranking of “Companies that Motivate People”.
September
  • Received the highest ranking, Level 3, as an “Eruboshi” company, based on the Act on the Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace.
September
  • Selected for the first time for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.
September
  • Sysmex’s automated blood coagulation analyzer certified under the 5th Heritage Program of Legacy Analytical Instruments/Scientific Instruments.
September
  • Ranked fifth in Forbes Japan’s “Managers that Move Japan” and 28th on the Forbes 2016 List of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies”.
August
  • Won the 14th Annual Merit Award from the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry for Collaborative Achievement Between Industry, Academia and Government for the world’s first practical realization of a system for diagnosing hepatic fibrosis using glycosylation.
June
  • Sysmex International Reagents’ Ono Factory received the City of Ono Firefighting Society Excellent Business Site Award.
May
  • Received the ACE-Award, sponsored by Confirmit (Voice of Customer and Contact Center divisions). (Sysmex America)
March
  • Selected as a “Great Place to Work” (Sysmex Europe)
March
  • Selected for the “Companies That Care Honor Roll 2016” (Sysmex America).