Credit Saison supports the following initiatives (As of October 2023)
■GRI（Global Reporting Initiative）
In disclosing sustainability information, we refer to the GRI Standards, a framework provided by GRI to explain our contribution to sustainable development.
GRI Standards Content Index
■Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
In May 2022, we expressed our support for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which recommends the disclosure of information about the financial impact of climate change.
In May 2022, we expressed our support for the TCFD consortium, a discussion forum for the companies and financial institutions supporting the TCFD recommendations.
In partnership with major institutional investors around the world, since 2022 we have supported the CDP,* a project that encourages the disclosure of information about global enterprises’ strategies concerning their fight against climate change and their GHG emissions, and we have started responding to its questionnaire. We received a B rating in the FY2022 climate change questionnaire. *A nonprofit organization established in Britain (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project). The CDP partners with institutional investors and others to ask companies and municipal governments to disclose information about their measures to address environmental issues and conducts research and analysis.
■Japan Impact-driven Financing Initiative
In April 2023, a group of financial institutions with the common belief that financial institutions exist to comprehensively understand their impact and work to create solutions to environmental and social issues joined together to establish the Japan Impact-driven Financing Initiative to promote impact-driven investment and financing.
■The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG)
As a member of the Japanese advisory board for the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG), we are affiliated with the GSG Japan National Advisory Board which contributes to the expansion of impact investment market and ecosystem through research, the dissemination of information and networking activities.
■Social Impact Management Initiative
We are affiliated with SIMI, a multi-sector initiative bringing together diverse members including businesses, funders, brokers, government agencies, intermediate support organizations, think tanks, evaluators and researchers to cooperate to promote social impact management throughout Japan.
■Inclusion in ESG indices
ESG index used by GPIF based on companies' disclosure of environmental information and carbon efficiency
ESG index used by GPIF the selects companies that excel in terms of gender diversity
ESG index used by GPIF that evaluates companies' commitment to gender equality
ESG index adopted by the GPIF consisting of Japanese companies that excel in ESG responses in each sector.
■Evaluation of DX
SLACK SPOTLIGHT AWARDS 2022Won the Digital HQ Excellent award by country (Japan)
Certification system of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the Act on Facilitation of Information Processing
Selects companies that develop internal mechanisms for promoting DX that leads to the enhancement of corporate value and an excellent track record in the use of digital technology.
Received a B rating in the 2022 CDP Climate Change Questionnaire
■DE&I and health management evaluations
In 2014, we received the Award of Excellence in a program for commending companies taking excellent initiatives for enabling cancer patients to work while receiving treatment.
In 2020,We were recognized as a company with excellent performance in the promotion of cancer control in the corporate action for promoting cancer control.
We won gold at the Cancer Ally Awards 2022, a private project that commends companies committed to addressing the cancer and employment issue.
In 2022, we acquired the Silver certification under the National Federation of Health Insurance Societies program to recognize companies with excellent health management initiatives.
Certified as Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization 2023 by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
■Evaluations of products and services
SAISON CARD Digital won the highest award 2021 Nikkei Excellent Products and Service Awards Organized by Nikkei Inc.
The SAISON CARD Digital for becoz won the grand prize Project category 2022 NIKKEI Decarbonization Awards
The SAISON CARD Digital for becoz won the grand prizeJapan Financial Innovation Award 2023Organized by FINOLAB Inc.
We were awarded an AA-rating in the All Markets category2022 All Japanese Listed Companies' Website Ranking Sponsored by Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd.
Awarded in two categories of the International ARC Awards 2022, which is the world's largest annual report competition.
Sustainability of the Credit Saison Group
Policies and Basic Approach
Contributions to society
Empowering all employees
Initiatives to Strengthen Governance
Initiatives and external recognition