S&P Global publishes the Sustainability Yearbook annually, evaluating the sustainability of companies around the world from the perspectives of economy, the environment, and society. This year, for the first time, the Yearbook also includes the ‚S&P Global Sustainability Awards‘. 50 companies, including Advantest, were named "Industry Movers"–a distinction awarded to the world’s highest-performing sustainable companies out of more than 7,000 companies in 61 industries.
Advantest aims to achieve sustainable growth and mid/long-term improvement of corporate value by promoting ESG management. In response to climate change, Advantest in 2020 announced its support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD), and also participated in RE100, an international initiative promoting the transition to 100% renewable energy. The company has additionally implemented policies on fair trade, customer engagement reinforcement, employee rights, health and safety, support for growth, and other initiatives that enhance its role in the sustainable development of our planet.
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S&P Global is the world’s leading provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics to the capital and commodities markets. Its S&P Global ESG Scores are based on the globally recognized SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) – an annual evaluation of companies‘ sustainability practices along economic, environmental and social axes. These scores are used as analytical tools by various institutions, and have powered the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for more than two decades.
Advantest (TSE: 6857) is the leading manufacturer of automatic test and measurement equipment used in the design and production of semiconductors for applications including 5G communications, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, smart medical devices and more. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also conducts R&D to address emerging testing challenges applications, produces multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing, and offers groundbreaking 3D imaging and analysis tools. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest is a global company with facilities around the world and an international commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility. More information is available at www.advantest.com.
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