FUJIFILM Holdings

FUJIFILM Holdings wins Minister of the Environment Silver Award in the environmental and sustainable company category of the “ESG Finance Awards Japan”

February 26, 2020

Tokyo, February 26, 2020 ― FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has won Minister of the Environment Silver Award in the environmental and sustainable company category of the “ESG Finance Awards Japan,” launched by the Ministry of the Environment this fiscal year. The ESG Finance Awards Japan is a program for commending businesses that incorporate important environment-related opportunities and risks into management strategy to boost their corporate value while mitigating the environmental impact of their operations. Fujifilm has received the honor in recognition of its active efforts to establish sustainable society from the perspective of ESG (environmental, social and governance) criteria. Five companies including FUJIFILM Holdings have become the first group of businesses that receive the Minister of the Environment Awards (Gold and Silver).

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Fujifilm’s business activities are built on its strong belief, upheld since its foundation, that “environmental conservation is at the core of Fujifilm’s corporate activities.” This belief forms the starting point of Fujifilm Group’s CSR activities. In order to contribute to the establishment of a sustainable society as a global corporation, the company has drawn up the CSR plan “Sustainable Value Plan 2030 (SVP2030),” setting out its long-term visions in line with various demands of international society including the SDGs*1. Also, the company is actively promoting actions on ESG by recognizing and addressing mid- to long-term risks on its business arising from social issues such as those mentioned in SDGs. The company perceives the challenge of resolving such social issues as an opportunity to create new business and reflecting it to its business strategy.

Under the corporate slogan “Value from Innovation,” FUJIFILM Holdings will continue to position ESG as the core management foundation and create new value through the development of products, services and technologies, thereby contributing to resolving social issues and boosting its corporate value.

  • *1 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United National General Assembly in September 2015. There are 169 targets under 17 goals that the international community has committed to achieving by 2030 under the slogan, “Leaving no one behind.”

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