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ASICS recognised for engaging supply chain on climate change

ASICS has been recognized for its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and manage climate risks in its supply chain in the past reporting year.

9th February 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Kobe, Japan

Clothing/​Footwear

Leading global sporting goods company ASICS Corporation, has been identified as a global leader for engaging with its suppliers on climate change, being awarded a position on the Supplier Engagement Leaderboard two years in a row, by global environmental impact non-profit CDP.

ASICS has been recognized for its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and manage climate risks in its supply chain in the past reporting year, the company says. Over 7000 companies in total were assessed by CDP and given a Supplier Engagement Rating, based on answers to selected questions about governance, targets, scope 3 emissions, and value chain engagement of their response to the CDP 2020 climate change questionnaire and their overall CDP climate change score. ASICS is among the top 7% of organizations assessed by CDP, one of almost 400 companies on the Leaderboard this year, adds ASICS.

ASICS was also recently included in Sustainability Yearbook 2021 published by S&P Global, which showcases the sustainability performance of the world’s top 15% companies in each industry.

ASICS says it is is committed to pursuing sustainability in all aspects of its business on an ongoing basis to help bring about a more sustainable society.

CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$106 trillion, CDP leverages investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 9600 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2020. This is in addition to the hundreds of cities, states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. CDP is a founding member of the We Mean Business Coalition.

Further details on ASICS’ CSR and sustainability activities

CDP Website

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