Toppan Receives Bronze Class SAM Sustainability Award for Second Year
Toppan is the only Japanese company to receive an award in the Commercial Services & Supplies sector
February 7, 2020 By Canadian Packaging
Toppan Printing, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has been recognized with a Bronze Class SAM Sustainability Award for the second consecutive year. Toppan is also once again the only Japanese company to receive an award in the Commercial Services & Supplies sector.
RobecoSAM assesses the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of companies around the world, with those demonstrating outstanding performance being ranked and recognized with awards. Bronze Class awards are granted to companies recording a score of at least 54 points and ranking in the top 10% of companies in their sector. For the 2020 awards, RobecoSAM reviewed 4,710 companies, bestowing Bronze Class awards on 85 of them. Toppan performed particularly well in areas related to the environment, such as climate strategy and environmental reporting.
Toppan joined the United Nations Global Compact in 2006 and aligns its activities and targets with ISO 26000 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The company’s multifaceted activities and efforts to contribute to a sustainable society have received widespread recognition.
“We are very pleased that our ongoing efforts to ensure sustainability in all areas of our activities continue to be recognized,” said Shikiko Kasahara, General Manager of Sustainability Promotion at Toppan. “We believe that our commitment is further demonstrated by the TOPPAN SDGs STATEMENT, published at the end of last year, and intend to intensify initiatives aimed at creating value for all stakeholders and contributing to a sustainable society that enables fulfillment for all its participants.”