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Takeda's Sustainability Activities Receive Multiple Accolades by Rigorous ESG Evaluators

Friday, March 8, 2019

Sustainable Value Report 2018 receives “Merit Award” in 22nd Environmental Communication Awards
Awarded “Prime Status” for the second consecutive year by ISS-oekom Corporate Rating
Received “Industry Mover Sustainability Yearbook Award 2019” by RobecoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”), today announced three major sustainability accolades. The company’s Sustainable Value Report (“SVR”) 2018 received a “Merit Award” in the Environmental Report Section of the 22nd Environmental Communication Awards, sponsored by Japan's Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum. Takeda was also awarded “Prime Status” ISS-oekom Corporate Rating, certifying that the company fulfills ISS-oekom’s strict requirements regarding sustainability performance, and received “Industry Mover Sustainability Yearbook Award 2019” by RobecoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). These accolades build on recognition by multiple indices for Takeda’s strong commitment to sustainability, in particular environmental management.
 

Takeda has received a total of six Environmental Communication Awards, which annually recognize communications activities that improve the quality of sustainability reporting including environmental information. SVR 2018 is recognized of its integrated reporting of rich environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data, such as global commitments to supplier management, reducing environmental impact throughout the value chain, human rights issues, and a holistic quality management system throughout the product lifecycle. Through proactive information disclosure as represented by this award, Takeda has received two additional recognitions from ESG evaluation agencies globally. Read more