Evaluation by Third Parties
Various third-party agencies have evaluated the sustainability initiatives of the IHI Group worldwide.
ESG Investment Index
ESG investments not only consider financial information but also emphasize the Environmental (E), Social (S), and Governance (G) aspects of businesses. The IHI Group undergoes all third-party evaluations necessary for ESG investments.
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index selected the IHI Group as a brand satisfying environmental information disclosure and carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per unit of revenue) standards according to their constituent selection and weighting process.
Disclosure Insight Action (CDP) is a non-profit charity established by responsible investors worldwide. The CDP sends an annual questionnaire to companies and local governments and releases the results in an effort to encourage more action on climate change.
The IHI Group responds to this questionnaire every year. In 2019, the CDP evaluated our Group with a B: Management Level score.
This section introduces third-party evaluations of the IHI Group ESG initiatives.
The Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare recognized the IHI Corporation as a company that supports child raising and granted us the Kurumin certification.
The Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare certified the IHI Corporation as an Eruboshi Company (2nd level) for excellence in efforts to promote the participation and advancement of women in the workplace.
Health & Productivity Companies 2021
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi (Japan Health Council) launched a certification program to recognize excellence in employee health management from a corporate management standpoint. The program recognized ten IHI Group companies as Health & Productivity Companies in 2021: IHI Corporation, IHI Scube, IHI Plant Services Corporation, IHI Power Systems, IHI Jet Service, NICO Precision, IHI Infrastructure Systems, IHI Aerospace, IHI Finance Support, and Chiba Warehouse.
Four companies also were certified as the White 500 program: IHI Corporation, IHI Scube, IHI Plant Services Corporation, and IHI Power Systems.
The IHI Group renewed the Resilience Certification acquired in 2016 with the aim of improving its business continuity as a company that supports social infrastructure.
Resilience Certification is a certification system of the Association for Resilience Japan based on the guidelines for the certification of organizations contributing to national resilience. This certification certifies business operators that endorse the ideas of strengthening national resilience published by National Resilience Promotion Office and proactively work to ensure their business continuity.
PRIDE Index Gold Award 2020
work with Pride (wwP) awarded the IHI Corporation the PRIDE Index 2020 Gold Award, its highest honor, for the third consecutive year since 2018.
wwP is a private organization in Japan that advocates and helps establish LGBT diversity management practices. The goal of the PRIDE Index is to help build working environments friendly to LGBT and other gender minorities. This index evaluates company initiatives via categories for the code of conduct, gender minority communities, enlightenment programs, personnel policies and programs, social contributions and public relation practices.
wwP recognized the IHI Corporation for the third consecutive year because of its human resource policies for LGBT, launch of a consultation desk, expansion of an ally program, and training to promote greater understanding about gender minorities.