SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director: Keita Kato; hereinafter, “SEKISUI CHEMICAL”) has been selected as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index (2022 Global 100). 2022 is the fifth consecutive and seventh time overall that SEKISUI CHEMICAL has been included in this index.
Global 100 is an index created and maintained by Canadian company, Corporate Knights Inc. It ranks major companies around the world from all sectors (6,914 companies in 2022), by looking at corporate sustainability performance from various perspectives such as environment, society, and governance (ESG), and selects the top 100 companies.
Global 100, announced annually at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (Davos Annual Meeting) held in Davos, Switzerland, was announced this year in the virtual executive roundtable event held by Corporate Knights on January 19th. SEKISUI CHEMICAL was recognized for achievements in multiple evaluation criteria this year, including clean revenue, clean investment (capital expenditure and R&D), sustainability pay link, and employee retention, and was ranked 22st, one of 3 companies from Japan to be selected)
In the Long-term Vision “Vision 2030”, we have set “Innovation for the Earth”, as our vision statement, and declared to “support the basis of LIFE and continue to create ‘peace of mind for the future’ in order to realize a sustainable society”, through innovation. We will keep on contributing to solving social issues in order to pursue both the realization of sustainable society and the Group’s growth, and advance efforts to be a Group that continues to be trusted by our stakeholders.