RELEASE DATE: 2020.02.04
KOBE, Japan (February 4, 2020) – ASICS Corporation, a leading global sporting goods company, has been identified as a global leader for engaging with its suppliers on climate change, being awarded a position on the Supplier Engagement Leaderboard by global environmental impact non-profit CDP.
ASICS has been recognized for its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and manage climate risks in its supply chain in the past reporting year. Over 4,800 companies in total were assessed by CDP and given a Supplier Engagement Rating, based on answers to selected questions about governance, targets, scope 3 emissions, and value chain engagement of their response to the CDP 2019 climate change questionnaire and their overall CDP climate change score. ASICS is among the top 3% of organizations assessed by CDP, one of almost 160 companies on the Leaderboard this year.
ASICS has been selected as a component company of global ESG indexes, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), created by S&P Dow Jones (US) and rating company RobecoSAM (Switzerland), as well as the FTSE4Good Index Series / FTSE Blossom Japan Index, compiled by FTSE Russell (UK).
ASICS was recently included in Sustainability Yearbook 2020 published by S&P Global, which showcases the sustainability performance of the world’s top 15% companies in each industry.
ASICS is committed to pursuing sustainability in all aspects of its business on an ongoing basis to help bring about a more sustainable society.
For further details on ASICS’ CSR and sustainability activities, please see the company website.
CDP is a global non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their
greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number
one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with
assets of US$96 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to
disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 8,400 companies with over 50%
of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2019. This is
in addition to the over 920 cities, states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s
platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and
governments are driving environmental change. CDP is a founding member of the We
Mean Business Coalition. Visit https://cdp.net/en or follow us @CDP to find out more.