Japan – MHI Recognized by CDP as Being at the Leadership Level for Climate Change Earning A- score

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) received an “A-minus” rating in the Climate Change Report 2023 published by CDP (headquartered in London, U.K.), a non-profit organization that maintains a global environmental information disclosure system. This A-minus is the CDP’s second-highest rating and is one rank up from the B ranking MHI received in the previous year.

CDP scoring and collected environmental data are publicly available on CDP’s platform and widely referenced by institutional investors and companies. MHI believes this improved rating will enable it to draw broad attention to its progress in addressing climate change in its business activities.

Every year since 2002, CDP sends letters to companies on behalf of investors asking those companies to disclose data on their environmental impacts. In 2023, 746 financial institutions (with more than US$136 trillion in invested assets) requested responses to a CDP-prepared questionnaire, and more than 15,000 companies worldwide were asked to provide environmental information.

CDP’s climate change questionnaire is comprehensive in content. It asks companies to provide not only climate change-related environmental data but also assessments of their governance structures as well as of opportunities and risks. Additionally, because the questionnaire’s content is the same worldwide, it provides stakeholders with a tool for comparing the efforts undertaken by different companies.

In recent years, MHI has been enhancing its disclosures in line with TCFD (Note) recommendations. This effort is leading to higher scores for items concerning “disclosure of opportunities,” “disclosure of risks,” and “risk management procedures,” among others.

MHI will continue striving to help bring about a sustainable society and enhance its corporate value over the medium-to-long term through continuous innovation and superior products and technologies.

About MHI Group

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world’s leading industrial groups, spanning energy, smart infrastructure, industrial machinery, aerospace and defense. MHI Group combines cutting-edge technology with deep experience to deliver innovative, integrated solutions that help to realize a carbon neutral world, improve the quality of life and ensure a safer world. For more information, please visit www.mhi.com or follow our insights and stories on spectra.mhi.com.

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Hitachi has established long-term environmental targets in its Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050. As part of its action on climate change, Hitachi Group has set the targets of achieving carbon neutrality at its business sites (factories and offices) by FY2030 and across its entire value chain by FY2050. Additionally, to promote sustainable management, Hitachi amended its executive compensation system*, expanding the ratio of sustainability evaluation in the compensation. 

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business to solve customers’ and society’s challenges and supports people’s quality of life with data and technology that fosters a sustainable society. 

*News Release on April 25, 2023 “Hitachi Amends Executive Compensation System, Further Strengthening Links Between Corporate Value and Compensation” www.hitachi.com/New/cnews/month/2023/04/230425b.html 

The full list of companies that made this year’s CDP A List www.cdp.net/en/companies/companies-scores 

Hitachi’s Sustainability Initiatives

Hitachi’s Environmental Activities

Sustainability Report / Integrated Report www.hitachi.com/sustainability/download/ www.hitachi.com/IR-e/library/integrated/ 

About CDP 

CDP is a global non-profit that runs the world’s environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with more than 740 financial institutions with over $136 trillion in assets, CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to disclose their environmental impacts, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 24,000 organizations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2023, with more than 23,000 companies – including listed companies worth two thirds global market capitalization – and over 1,100 cities, states and regions. Fully TCFD aligned, CDP holds the largest environmental database in the world, and CDP scores are widely used to drive investment and procurement decisions towards a zero carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a founding member of the Science Based Targets initiative, We Mean Business Coalition, The Investor Agenda and the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. Visit cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more 

About Hitachi, Ltd. 

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers’ and society’s challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” – supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” – contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” – connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at https://www.hitachi.com. 

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Kimberly D. Brock Recognized as a P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Woman of the Month for January 2024

 Kimberly D. Brock of Fayetteville, Georgia, has been recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2024 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and great success in the IT (Information Technology) field.

About Kimberly D. Brock
Kimberly D. Brock is a technical security engineer with SMC3, a leading Less Than Truckload (LTL) and truckload data and solutions provider. She is responsible for infrastructure, security, governance, and compliance.

With more than 85 years of history supporting the complex transportation niche, SMC3 is revered for its rich expertise, operational excellence, and neutrality across the supply chain. More than 5,000 North American shippers, carriers, logistics service providers (LSPs), and freight-payment companies rely on SMC³’s sophisticated LTL base rates, content, and expert LTL and truckload bidding and planning tools to make the best business decisions, achieve higher returns on their transportation investment, and meet the dynamic demands of the market.

A valued member of P.O.W.E.R., Brock has previously been named the Woman of the Month for June 2023 and was recently showcased on the iconic billboards in Times Square for her outstanding achievements.

“I am the product of many selfless teachers, mentors, and leaders who poured into my life. They are my heroes. It’s by the mercy and grace of God I am here today,” said Brock.

Brock earned an M.S. in Information Technology from Western Governors University. She holds ITIL and CAPM certifications. She is also a John Maxwell Leadership Certified speaker, coach, and trainer.

In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, teaching Sunday school, reading, and embracing personal growth.

For more information, visit: www.smc3.com

About P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) and powerwoe.com
P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized is an organization and an online community. P.O.W.E.R. Magazine is a digital and exclusive print magazine featuring celebrities and everyday hardworking professional women. Our mission is to provide a powerful network of women who will mentor, inspire, and empower each other to be the best they can be. Through our valuable services and collaborating with like-minded professionals, our members can potentially gain the recognition and exposure they deserve, as well as obtain knowledge from those who have already achieved success.

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CEVA Logistics recognized as employer of choice in India, Singapore and China

CEVA Logistics gains further recognition from HR Asia as a Best Company to Work for in Asia for 2023 in China, Singapore and India


Further awards from HR Asia, as CEVA listed among the best companies to work for in India, Singapore and China

  • HR Asia provides recognition to CEVA in India, Singapore and China as Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2023

  • Awards add to CEVA Logistics earlier wins in Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand

  • Award program analyzes HR practices from across a range of industries and markets

CEVA Logistics gains further recognition from HR Asia as a Best Company to Work for in Asia for 2023 in China, Singapore and India

HR Asia, a leading publication in the human resources industry manages the awards program Best Companies to Work for in Asia in 15 markets across Asia. It is the largest recognition program for employee engagement. The program benchmarks companies of all sizes, including multinational corporations and government-related organizations through its proprietary Total Engagement Assessment Model (TEAM). This years HR Asia award theme is Celebrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

In November 2023, CEVA Logistics teams in India, Singapore and China achieved recognition as Best Companies to work for, following recognition forCEVA teams in Vietnam, The Philippines and Thailand in September and October 2023.

CEVA recognized as Best Company to Work for in China 

CEVA in China was awarded Best Company to Work for in Asia 2023. CEVA in China has a strong commitment to Acting for People, where we attach great importance to employee development and career growth, and provide our employees with a more comfortable working environment through a series of activities and projects. Representatives of the CEVA in China team collected the award at a ceremony in Shanghai on November 3, 2023. 

CEVA Logistics in Singapore recognized as Best Company to Work for

The team in Singapore is proud to be recognized in the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2023 by HR Asia.  Aligned with CEVAs strong commitment to the Acting for People strategy, we prioritize employee development and career growth through curated activities and projects. Agnes Lim, HR Head of CEVA in Singapore and Angela Woon, SVP Human Resources, APAC collected the awards at a ceremony in Singapore on November 24, 2023.

CEVA Logistics in India receives award from HR Asia

CEVA Logistics in India is committed to developing its people and is delighted to receive the Best Company to Work for in Asia 2023 accolade from HR Asia. This acknowledgment as an employer of choice is a significant milestone in our ongoing pursuit of an excellent work environment for all. Angela Woon, SVP Human Resources, APAC collected the award at a ceremony in Singapore on November 24, 2023.

About CEVA Logistics

CEVA Logistics, a world leader in third-party logistics, provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Headquartered in Marseille, France, CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground and finished vehicle transport in 170 countries worldwide thanks to its approximately 110,000 employees at more than 1,300 facilities. With pro forma 2022 revenue of US$18.7 billion, CEVA Logistics is part of the CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions.

Bank BTN recognized with Asian Experience Awards 2023 for Credit and Customer Service Transformation

PT Bank Tabungan Negara (Persero) Tbk (“Bank BTN”; IDX: BBTN) has received two awards from The Asian Business Review at the Asian Experience Awards 2023 ceremony held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, in Singapore. BTN received the awards in the categories of Indonesia Service Experience of the Year and Indonesia Partner Experience of the Year.

Director of Institutional Banking of BTN, Hakim Putratama, received an award from Contributing Editor Charlton Media Group (CMG) Singapore, Simon Hyett, at the Asian Experience Awards 2023.

Hakim Putratama, BTN Director of Institutional Banking, receiving awards from Simon Hyett, Charlton Media Group (CMG), at the Asian Experience Awards 2023 on Oct. 5 in Singapore. BTN was honored with Indonesia Service Experience of the Year and Indonesia Partner Experience of the Year.

Bank BTN was honored with the Service Experience of the Year award for successfully transforming its credit services, while the Indonesia Partner Experience of the Year award was presented for a successful transformation that made it easier for customers to transact through thruogh housing ecosystem or the digital mortgage ecosystem approach.

Nixon LP Napitupulu, CEO of BTN, said the awards from The Asian Business Review boost the company’s confidence in realizing its vision to become the best mortgage bank in Southeast Asia. “The various international awards that BTN has received indicate that the transformation we have undertaken is on the right track. These achievements also support the implementation of BTN’s vision to become The Best Mortgage Bank in Southeast Asia by 2025.”

According to Nixon, as a housing finance-focused bank, Bank BTN continues to undergo transformations to enhance its performance. “We’ve centralized the Consumer Credit Process by establishing 10 Regional Loan Processing Centers (RLPC), and for the Commercial Credit Process, we’ve set up 6 Commercial Banking Centers (CBC),” emphasized Nixon.

Nixon said Bank BTN has also established Sales Centers focused on selling Non-Subsidized Housing Loans for the Emerging Affluent segment. “There are three Sales Centers in Indonesia: Kelapa Gading Sales Center in Jakarta, Bumi Serpong Damai Sales Center in Tangerang, and Surabaya Sales Center in East Java. For SME and KUR credit disbursement, Bank BTN has also formed SME Processing Centers in several branch offices,” Nixon added.

Hakim Putratama, Director of Institutional Banking at BTN, said “BTN’s efforts to improve its performance and business processes have been recognized by international institutions. We greatly appreciate these awards. They are the result of the hard work and collaboration of all BTNers and serve as an encouragement for BTN to deliver even better performance.”

Hakim said in terms of wholesale and retail funding services, “BTN began acquisitions by approaching the housing market, as well as the healthcare and education industries. As of August 2023, BTN has successfully increased fee-based income in wholesale banking by more than 283% by implementing the housing ecosystem approach,” he stated. 

Hakim said that BTN has managed to transform into a transactional bank in the last two years. “This allows customers associated with the housing ecosystem to comfortably conduct transactions with BTN, which is evident from the increase in Accounts and Fee-Based Income. Transacting with BTN helps better mitigate the risk associated with the use of credit funds.”

As of the end of 2022, approximately 53.5% of Bank BTN’s loans were allocated to sustainable business activities, with total sustainable financing amounting to Rp147 trillion.

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