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ULVAC's Sustainable Managment

Policy

The foundation of all business activities is the Corporate Philosophy stating our aspiration: "to contribute to the development of industries and science by comprehensively utilizing its vacuum and peripheral technologies." We will work with our partners to pursue cutting-edge technology, and contribute to the creation of a sustainable society with vacuum technology while fulfilling our social responsibility.

Basic Corporate Philosophy: The ULVAC Group aims to contribute to the development of industries and science
by comprehensively utilizing its vacuum and peripheral technologies through
the mutual cooperation and collaboration of the Group companies. Sustainability Policy: The ULVAC Group strives to create economic, social, and environmental value by comprehensively utilizing its vacuum and peripheral technologies.
In 2019, the ULVAC Group established the Sustainability Policy based on its Basic Corporate Philosophy for the purpose of promoting sustainability. Our goal for 2050: Economic growth and social abundance
Use the latest technological development to contribute to the realization of a safe, secure, affluent and convenient society: Human happiness: Contribute to the creation of a society in which all people can lead happy lives: Environment: Contribute to creation of an environmentally friendly and sustainable society

Key measures for the realization of the goal

Management Policies Priority Issues
Improve Customer Satisfaction • Exploration of new markets
• Further creation of customer value
Innovations in Production Technology • Improvement of profitability through manufacturing
• Promotion of DX
Development of Original Products • Creation of next-generation technology and new business
• Enhancement of marketing capabilities
• Strengthening of collaboration
Free and Open-minded Organization • Creation of a highly dynamic, strong organizational structure
• Development of organizations and human resources for the expansion of global business
Enhancing Corporate Value • Strengthening of foundation supporting value creation

In the future, we will establish targets using back-casting based on our view of society in 2050, and create a system for monitoring progress.

Promotion Structure

Sustainability Promotion Committee

Meetings of the Sustainability Promotion Committee (the Management Planning Department acts as the office for the Committee) chaired by the Executive Officer in charge of sustainability and attended by internal directors and managers of relevant departments are held twice annually to promote sustainability management.

The committee formulates policies, discusses and decides important matters, checks and evaluates progress of key initiatives, and gives instructions to various meeting bodies and divisions as needed. Furthermore, progress is reported to the Board of Directors, which deliberates and makes management decisions when significant issues arise.

CSR Committee

Meetings of the CSR Committee chaired by the Executive Officer in charge of sustainability and attended by the personnel responsible in key divisions, production sites and Group companies are held twice annually. The committee shares and discusses responses concerning action for meeting customers' requirements and complying with RBA* standards within corporate social responsibility. Furthermore, the Board of Executive Officers deliberates and reports when significant issues arise.


*Responsible Business Alliance. CSR promotion group focused on the electronics industry in global supply chains

Global Environmental Management Committee

Meetings of the Global Environmental Management Committee chaired by the Executive Officer in charge of the environment and attended by environmental managers of Group companies are held twice annually. The committee sets targets for each Group company, monitors progress, takes action to ensure targets are reached, and reports to the Board of Executive Officers.

Involvement with External Initiatives

Signing the United Nations Global Compact

  • In September 2021, ULVAC agreed to and became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, supporting the Ten Principles related to protecting human rights, eliminating unreasonable labor, addressing environmental concerns and preventing corruption set forth therein. Based on its Basic Corporate Philosophy and Sustainability Policy, ULVAC has been working for some time to realize a safer, secure and affluent society through the provision of value brought about by vacuum technology, which is a fundamental technology that is indispensable for people's lifestyles. With this signing, we will adhere to and implement the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, further promote responsible management as a global company, and continue to contribute to the resolution of major social and environmental issues with our customers.

Initiatives aimed at SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)

  • SDGs are common global goals for 2030 that were unanimously adopted at the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit. ULVAC will contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the realization of a sustainable society through the promotion of key initiatives for the realization of the Company's vision.

External Recognition

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

  • "MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index" targets 50% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization of each GICS®* Sector and is designed to target Japanese companies that have high ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) performance.
    "MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index" aims to target sector weights that reflect their relative weightings within the underlying indexes, to limit the systematic risk introduced by the ESG selection process. Overall, the index targets coverage of 50% of the underlying MSCI parent index. ULVAC has been selected for MSCI World ESG Leaders Index since 2017.

    *GICS: Global Industry Classification Standard

    THE INCLUSION OF ULVAC, 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 ULVAC, Inc. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

  • The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, developed by Global Index Provider FTSE Russel, is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. This index is constructed so that industry or sector weights align with the Japanese equity market. The index also supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies' climate governance and climate change efforts with TPI Management Quality Score*.

    *TPI Management Quality Score: A score that assesses companies on carbon emissions data and the management of risks and opportunities for a transition to a low-carbon economy.

    THE INCLUSION OF ULVAC, 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 ULVAC, Inc. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

  • The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is designed to measure the performance of companies in the TOPIX (published by TSE), while deciding the weight based on the level of carbon emissions per unit of revenue and the environment related disclosure.

Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization

  • This program recognizes corporations that have a particularly exceptional record in the area of health management. The Nippon Kenko Kaigi (Japan Health Council) handles certification for the program, which was designed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
    ULVAC, Inc. has been certified Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500) since 2018. ULVAC EQUIPMENT SALES, Inc. and the ULVAC Health Insurance Association have been certified as Certified Health and Productivity Management Organizations (Bright 500), and ULVAC TECHNO, Ltd., ULVAC-PHI, Inc., TIGOLD CORPORATION and REJ Co., Ltd. have been certified as Certified Health and Productivity Management Organizations.

    "White 500" and "Bright 500" refer to the top 500 corporations certified as excellent health management corporations.

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