Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) has announced that it has been selected as the highest rated company “A” in the Climate Change Report 2019 issued by the CDP1, a non-profit organization, as a company that has performed particularly well in response to climate change.
The CDP is a non-profit organization based in London that requests top ranking market capitalization companies and municipalities in principal countries to disclose information on climate change, water and forests. After analyzing and evaluating this information, CDP discloses it to the investors, companies and government.
Based on the Eisai Network Companies (ENW) Environmental Protection Policy, all employees recognize the importance of environmental protection and conduct business operations seeking co-existence with the global environment. In particular, with regard to climate change, Eisai has positioned it as a key issues facing society, and has set the greenhouse gas emission reduction targets based on the scientific grounds approved by Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative2 in 2019, and has strengthened its commitment to that goal. In addition, Eisai addresses reduction of risk and creation of opportunity by capturing the mid- and long-term effects of climate changes to its business utilizing the framework of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD)3.
Eisai’s corporate philosophy is to give first thought to patients and their families, and increase the benefits that health care provides as well as address diverse healthcare needs worldwide. Under this human health care (hhc) philosophy, Eisai will strengthen its effort on climate change and contribute to ensuring the sustainability of society.
Please refer to the Environmental Report for more detailed information about our environmental activities.
1 Formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project.
2 International joint initiative led by CDP, UN Global Compact (UNGC), World Resources Institute (WRI) and World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).
3 A private sector-led task force with regard to climate-related financial information disclosure established under the Financial Stability Board (FSB) as per the request of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors.
Type Press Release
Date Released January 22, 2020