June 19, 2020
Tamron Co., Ltd.

Tamron Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index

June 19, 2020, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces it was selected as a member of the SOMPO Sustainability Index, an index managed by SOMPO Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“SOMPO Asset Management”) and used for the company's “SOMPO Sustainable Management” investment product for 9th consecutive years.

SOMPO Sustainability Index

“SOMPO Sustainable Management” is an investment product for pension funds and institutional investors that invests in a wide range of companies with a strong reputation for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESGs). SOMPO Asset Management manages long-term investments based on its own SOMPO Sustainability Index, which is composed of approximately 300 companies with outstanding ESG-related initiatives. This index is reviewed based on a yearly ESG assessment*.

Under a CSR policy of contributing to the economy, society and environment as eyes for industry to realize its corporate philosophy, Tamron aims to enhance its corporate value and develop a sustainable society. We will conduct marketing activities attuned to the idea that business opportunities lie in solutions to social issues, create technologies and products that are responsive to social issues and needs, and contribute to the realization of a fulfilling society in which people can live with peace of mind and be moved by our products.

*Sompo Risk Management Inc.'s “Bunanomori Environment Survey” and Integrex Inc.'s Integrex Screening

About our CSR initiatives and business activities
・About Tamron CSR:https://www.tamron.com/csr/
・About Tamron IR:https://www.tamron.com/ir/

About SOMPO Sustainable Management
https://www.sompo-am.co.jp/institutional/product/06/ (Japanese page)