Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI)(TOKYO:7011) has been awarded a
Silver rating for overall sustainability from the French independent
platform EcoVadis. The 2019 rating reflects the outstanding assessment
of MHI Group’s diverse initiatives in all four of EcoVadis’s CSR
(corporate social responsibility) criteria categories: Environment,
Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.
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EcoVadis 2019 CSR Rating Silver Medal (Graphic: Business Wire)
In receiving a Silver rating, which is second only to Gold, MHI Group
places within the top 24% of all companies evaluated for overall
sustainability by EcoVadis. Among manufacture of general purpose
machinery industry, the rating puts MHI Group in the upper 16%.
EcoVadis, working through its cloud-based global platform, provides
buyer companies with CSR evaluation data on suppliers. Its network
connects suppliers and buyers across 198 industry sectors in 155
Through the years, MHI Group has proactively undertaken diverse
initiatives in each aspect of ESG (environmental, social, and
governance) investment, in a quest for sustainable social development.
These include: reducing environmental burdens both internally and at
customer sites, promoting women’s empowerment, conducting social
contribution activities, and strengthening corporate governance and
information disclosure. These efforts have been recognized with the
company’s inclusion in numerous ESG investment indices. Now, with
receipt of a Silver rating from EcoVadis, MHI has succeeded in enhancing
its presence as a highly sustainable supplier within the global market.
Going forward, MHI Group, encouraged by receipt of EcoVadis’s high
evaluation, will further devote its resources to CSR initiatives,
pursuing continuous growth as a company trusted by its stakeholders and
a company that contributes to ongoing and sustainable social development.
About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), headquartered in Tokyo, is one
of the world’s leading industrial firms with 80,000 group employees and
annual consolidated revenues of around 38 billion U.S. dollars. For more
than 130 years, the company has channeled big thinking into innovative
and integrated solutions that move the world forward. MHI owns a unique
business portfolio covering land, sea, sky and even space. MHI delivers
innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries
from commercial aviation and transportation to power plants and gas
turbines, and from machinery and infrastructure to integrated defense
and space systems.
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