NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Norio Otsuka) today announced that its CSR Report 2014 had been honored with an award for excellence in environmental reporting category at the 18th Environmental Communication Awards, which are jointly sponsored by Japan's Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum.
Now in its 18th year, the Environmental Communication Awards began in 1998. This award program is aimed at encouraging companies and other organizations to take initiatives on environmental management and environmental communication, and at improving the quality of the environmental information disclosed by them. The award recognize outstanding environmental reports, environmental activity reports, and environmental TV commercials.
In receiving the “Award for excellence” in Environmental Reporting, NSK's CSR Report 2014 was acclaimed for being a model of good information disclosure.
The recent award highlights NSK's efforts to promote global warming countermeasures, measures for resource conservation and recycling, and biodiversity conservation. These efforts are based on NSK's desire to contribute to realize a sustainable society through its core business, while improving the corporate value of the NSK Group. The CSR Report also shows the Company's focus on risk management and technology. NSK was commended for the clear presentation of information such as environmental policy initiatives, goals and performance, in the context of its business areas.