|ROHM Awarded the highest Platinum Rating of Sustainability 2021 by EcoVadis|
|Willich-Münchheide, Germany, December 21, 2021 – ROHM has been awarded the highest rating of “Platinum” for its sustainability performance of 2021 by EcoVadis for the first time. The "Platinum" rating is given to the top 1% of about 80,000 companies assessed across all industries.
EcoVadis – founded in 2007 in France – is the world's largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings to promote the sustainability of supply chains around the world. About 80,000 companies in 160 countries across 200 industries are assessed in four areas – “Environment”, “Labor and Human Rights”, “Ethics”, and “Sustainable Resource Procurement” – and are rated in four levels: Platinum (top 1%), Gold (top 5%), Silver (top 25%), and Bronze (top 50%). As Environmental Social Governance (ESG) is becoming increasingly important, the assessment results of EcoVadis are recognized by many global companies as one of the most important factors in selecting suppliers.
ROHM received the highest performance score level of "Outstanding" in the environmental field, for its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 and for its longstanding efforts to promote greening in Japan and overseas. ROHM also received high scores for “Labor and Human Rights” and “Sustainable Resource Procurement” fields and overall putting it in the top 1% of the companies across all industries.
Encouraged by the results of this assessment, ROHM will continue to promote CSR activities and work to solve social issues in order to realize a sustainable society, while aiming to be a company that meets the expectations of its stakeholders.
|About ROHM Semiconductor
ROHM Semiconductor is a global company of 3.295 billion US dollars per March 31st, 2021 with 22,370 employees. The company develops and manufactures a very large product range from SiC Diodes and MOSFETs, Analog ICs such as Gate Drivers and Power Management ICs to Power Transistors and Diodes to Passive Components. The production of our high performing products is taking place in state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and China. LAPIS Technology (former OKI Semiconductor), SiCrystal GmbH and Kionix are companies of the ROHM Semiconductor Group. ROHM Semiconductor Europe has its Head Office near Dusseldorf serving the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). For further information, please contact www.rohm.com