June 30, 2021
Tamron Co., Ltd.

Tamron Selected for Inclusion in the SOMPO Sustainability Index for the Tenth Consecutive Year

June 30, 2021, 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 10th 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 the Corporate Mission "Tamron creates emotion and reassurance through its mastery of light, contributing to the realization of a fulfilling society," Tamron aims to increase its corporate value and assist in the development of a sustainable society. We conduct marketing activities attuned to the idea that business opportunities lie in the solutions to social issues, create technologies and products that are responsive to social issues and needs, contribute to the achievement of the SDGs and improve our corporate value.

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