External Evaluation

The approaches taken by TIS have been recognized by various organizations at home and abroad that evaluate corporate ESG (environmental/social/governance) practices. The Company has been included in the following SRI (social responsibility investment) indexes and funds. The most recent major evaluation results are highlighted below.

FTSE4Good Index Series

The FTSE4Good Index Series, created by global index provider FTSE Russell, is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

The FTSE Blossom Japan Index, created by global index provider FTSE Russell, is designed to provide market participants with a tool for measuring the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong ESG practices.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, created by global index provider FTSE Russell, reflects the performances of Japanese companies that excel relatively in their respective sectors with respect to ESG. It is designed to be sector-neutral. To facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, only companies whose improvement efforts are evaluated by the TPI Management Quality Score* are included in the index, especially in the case of companies with high greenhouse gas emissions.
* TPI Management Quality Score: Assesses the quality of a company’s management of greenhouse gas emissions and the risks and opportunities associated with low-carbon transition.

DX Certification

The DX Certification System is based on the Act on Partial Revision of the Act on Facilitation of Information Processing, which came into force on May 15, 2020. It is designed to certify companies that are ready to take action in accordance with the “Digital Governance Code” established by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and to address social changes brought about by digital technologies through dialogue with stakeholders.
On May 1, 2021, TIS was certified as a DX Certified Operator that meets the specified standards related to formulation of a management vision and establishment of related strategies and systems.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index consists of stocks of publicly listed Japanese companies deemed by MSCI, a leading U.S. financial services company, to demonstrate relatively superior ESG performances based on a comprehensive understanding of ESG-related risks in their respective industries. Stocks selected for inclusion are based on MSCI’s own ratings.
The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index consisted of 305 companies as of June 2022.
The General Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), which manages Japan’s public pension fund, has adopted this ESG index as one of its criteria for ESG-related investments.

* The inclusion of TIS Inc. in any MSCI INDEX, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of TIS Inc. by MSCI or any of its affiliates. The MSCI indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI and the MSCI INDEX names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

The MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index, created by U.S.-based MSCI, aims to represent the performance of Japanese companies exhibiting an excellent commitment gender diversity

* The inclusion of TIS Inc. in any MSCI INDEX, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of TIS Inc. by MSCI or any of its affiliates. The MSCI indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI and the MSCI INDEX names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.

CDP Climate change A -

CDP is a non-profit organization established in the United Kingdom in 2000. It represents institutional investors around the world who are concerned about environmental issues and evaluates the environmental performances of more than 13,000 companies worldwide.
It provides eight levels of evaluation: leadership (A, A -), management (B, B -), recognition (C, C -), and information disclosure (D, D -). The TIS INTEC Group received an A - rating (management level) in fiscal 2023.

SOMPO Sustainability Index

The SOMPO Sustainability Index consists of approximately 300 companies that excel in ESG initiatives. It is used to select stocks for inclusion in “SOMPO Sustainable Management,” an investment product offered by SOMPO Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Selected stocks are reviewed annually based on the results of the “Bunanomori Environment Survey” and “ESG Management Survey” conducted by Sompo Risk Management Inc.
TIS was selected in fiscal 2022 in recognition of its overall ESG initiatives, which are connected to how its long-term corporate value is evaluated.
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The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index focuses on the environmental information disclosure status and carbon efficiency level (carbon emissions per sales volume) of companies and determines the weight of component stocks accordingly.

Semi-Nadeshiko Brand

The Nadeshiko Brand  is a joint initiative of the Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange that selects publicly listed companies showing exceptional progress in advancing women in the workplace. It aims to accelerate efforts to empower working women by communicating these brands to investors with the focus on improving corporate value over the medium to long-term.
TIS is working to build an organizational culture in which every employee can excel and grow based on their motivation to contribute. To empower women to apply themselves authentically, derive meaning from work, and achieve personal fulfillment, TIS is not only developing programs to support work-life balance, but also supporting self-directed career building, promoting women to higher positions, and preparing female candidates for executive roles. These measures to promote women’s advancement, and systems for popularizing and embedding those measures within the organization, were recognized with this designation.

Diversity Management Selection 100

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry runs a program—the New Diversity Management Selection 100—that seeks to expand the base on which companies engage in diversity management. The program recognizes companies that utilize the skills of diverse human resources to create value.
TIS is has embraced the concept of Diversity & Inclusion to enhance the capabilities of people—a key management resource—as well as the organization and also to form a corporate culture based on OUR PHILOSOPHY, the corporate philosophy that guides the entire TIS INTEC Group. A basic policy under Medium-Term Management Plan (2018–2020) is to emphasize employee self-fulfillment, and we are working to create an environment, culture and programs that motivate employees and reinforce human resources management. This approach has enabled us to raise employee satisfaction and attract and train human resources who will fuel structural transformation, and the results have earned us stellar external recognition.

Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations

The Certified Health and Productivity Management Recognition Program, run by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi (NKK), recognizes companies that engage in activities to address health issues and maintain particularly good health management practices to promote well-being. By spotlighting companies engaged in excellent health management practices, METI and NKK seek to create an environment in which companies can be evaluated publicly, by employees as well as job seekers, affiliated companies, financial institutions and other components of society, for taking a strategic approach to employee health management from a business perspective.
In 2022, TIS, INTEC, and QUALICA were all recognized as “White 500” enterprises under Japan’s Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program (Large Enterprise category). TIS was named among these top 500 companies for the fourth consecutive year.

Grand Prize in Good Career Company Award 2020

Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has established the “Good Career Company Award” to recognize companies making exemplary efforts to support the autonomous career development of their employees. The purpose of this program is to communicate and instill the importance of career development support by widely disseminating the program’s philosophy and activities.
TIS earned a grand prize (Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award) in 2020 in recognition of its “talented management that emphasizes the self-realization of each individual and the provision of career support that encourages women to play active roles.”

Eruboshi (L-Star)

The “Eruboshi (L-Star)” is bestowed by the Minister for Health, Labour and Welfare to corporations that excel in supporting the advancement of women. There are three levels of certification based on five evaluation criteria set by the Ministry: recruitment, continued employment, workstyles (including working hours), proportion of women in managerial roles, and diversity of career options.

TIS, INTEC and AGREX met all standards and therefore captured Grade 3 certification of the top-level grade.

Kurumin / Platinum Kurumin

The "Kurumin" mark is bestowed on companies that have formulated action plans for supporting a balance between work and childcare based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising the Next Generation of Children, and achieved the goals of those plans.

TIS has earned this certification four times, in 2008, 2011, 2016, and 2019. We also received "Platinum Kurumin" certification in 2019 as an exceptional child-rearing support company. We are continuously implementing measures to support male employees taking childcare leave and help foster and secure human resources through career education, regardless of gender.

Please click on the link below (Disclosure page on action plan for general business owners) to check the implementation status of our measures to support the development of the next generation.
INTEC Solution Power has earned the “Platinum Kurumin” status, while AGREX, AJS and TIS West Japan are “Kurumin” certified.

Tomonin

The “Tomomin” mark is given to companies by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in recognition of measures that support improvement and promotion of a workplace environment that enables employees to balance work and nursing care.
To prevent a situation where an employee has to quit to care for elderly family members, TIS is creating a workplace environment that makes it easier for employees to balance work and nursing care obligations.

Telework Pioneer

Seeking to promote the spread of telecommuting, since fiscal 2015 the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has announced its annual list of "Telework Pioneers". These are companies and organizations that have introduced and are promoting telecommuting. They are selected by a panel of external experts. TIS was selected as a Telework Pioneer in fiscal 2018, one of 36 organizations to make the list in that year.

Nikkei Smart Work

The Nikkei Smart Work ProjectNikkei smart work is a campaign that aims to grow the Japanese economy by linking workstyle reforms-gained through the introduction of advanced technology, innovation, and structural transformation-to the improvement of corporate productivity. The Nihon Keizai Shimbun Group is powerfully promoting this campaign.

TIS won 4.5 stars in the fifth Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey.

PRIDE Index

The PRIDE Index is an index to evaluate the efforts of companies and other organizations related to LGBTQ issues, developed by Work with Pride, a voluntary organization that aims to realize workplaces where LGBTQ people can work with pride.
TIS has developed a system that is based on the premise of diverse gender identities and families. In order to realize a safe working environment for everyone, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, TIS has worked for understanding and acceptance, and was certified as "Silver" in the Pride index for fiscal year 2022.

DC Excellent Company

The DC Excellent Company award is presented by the Defined Contribution Pension Education Association to companies that have distinguished themselves in their ongoing education and management of defined contribution pension plans. TIS is highly regarded for its ongoing employee education activities and was recognized as a “DC Excellent Company (Continuing Investment Education category)” in fiscal 2020 at the 9th Japan DC Forum hosted by the Defined Contribution Pension Education Association, a non-profit organization.
In fiscal 2022, TIS received a “DC Excellent Company (Institutional Management (Governance) Category)” award at the 11th Japan DC Forum hosted by the Defined Contribution Pension Education Association, a non-profit organization.  TIS was the first company to be awarded in both categories.

White Company certification

Japan White Spread (JWS), an organization that promotes the spread of next-generation corporations, defines a “great company that should be passed to the next generation” as one that strikes a balance between (1) appropriate profits and growth, (2) trust from customers, and (3) employee satisfaction. Companies deemed meet these criteria receive “White Company” certification from JWS.
TIS received the highest-ranking “White Company Platinum” certification in 2021.

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Update : January 24, 2023, 15:25