Press Release

NSK Selected as a “2023 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Leader”

  • NSK was evaluated highly for amount of Scope 1 and Scope 2 CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions

NSK has been selected as one of the top 275 companies with outstanding environmental achievements in the “Asia-Pacific Climate Change Leaders” survey conducted jointly by the Financial Times and Statista. Of the 275 companies, 130 are Japanese companies.

“Asia Pacific Climate Change Leaders,” a ranking of 275 companies that made significant progress in reducing their emissions intensity* of Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gases from 2016 to 2021. NSK was recognized for reducing its emissions intensity through various initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions during the period under review.

* Emissions intensity = Greenhouse gas emissions / Net sales


NSK is promoting ESG management throughout the NSK Group, and is working on environmental conservation as a part of its comprehensive environmental measures under its “Create and Utilize” approach. “Utilize” refers to customers' and end users' use of NSK products resulting in reducing emissions, and “Create” is about manufacturing NSK products in carbon neutral plants.

NSK is accelerating the reduction of CO2 emissions by introducing high-efficiency production equipment at many of our sites, using energy-efficient air conditioning and lighting, installing solar panels, and switching to electricity derived from renewable energy sources.


Moving forward, NSK will continue to pursue opportunities for sustainable business growth and contribute to a sustainable society by leveraging its technological capabilities to help preserve the global environment.

About NSK

NSK began its journey manufacturing the first bearings in Japan in 1916, and has since developed into a global organization researching, designing, and manufacturing Motion & Control™ solutions essential for mobility and industrial applications. NSK is the top supplier of bearings in Japan and is the third largest supplier in the world by market share.

Our responsive products and technologies enhance automotive performance and industrial productivity while reducing energy consumption to unprecedented low levels. In the early 1960s, we set our sights outside Japan and have established over 200 business locations in 30 countries alongside a vast network of joint ventures and partnerships in all corners of the world.