Gold Sustainability Rating (EcoVadis)
KYOTO, JAPAN – September 21, 2023 – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto, hereinafter “Kyocera”) today announced that it has received a Gold Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis, a France-based international ESG rating organization, for the second consecutive year.
EcoVadis evaluates more than 100,000 companies operating in about 200 industries and more than 175 nations based on its own standards in four categories: environment; labor and human rights; ethics; and sustainable procurement. Gold rating indicates an awardee within the top 5% of eligible companies. Kyocera’s highest score was attained in the survey’s “Environment” category.
To ensure sustainable development, Kyocera focuses on businesses that address global priorities. The Kyocera Group collaborates within our global community to operate sustainably while providing products, technologies and services that fulfill societal needs.
Kyocera Corporation (TOKYO:6971, https://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as “advanced ceramics”). By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of industrial and automotive components, semiconductor packages, electronic devices, smart energy systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2023, the company’s consolidated sales revenue totaled 2 trillion yen (approx. US$15.1 billion). Kyocera is ranked #671 on Forbes magazine’s 2023 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies, and has been named among “The World’s 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies” by The Wall Street Journal.
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