Despite various challenges recently including COVID-19 and inflation, Renesas has stayed focused on its purpose, people, and developing products and solutions that directly contribute to building a more sustainable future. We are thrilled to share our inaugural report that demonstrates our commitment and progress toward meeting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals.

As a technology leader, we leverage our expertise and global supplier network to provide complete semiconductor solutions, including energy-efficient devices to your homes and advanced technologies that enhance driver safety – all while reducing environmental risks. We strive to ensure the health and safety of everyone and make a positive impact in the society where we live and work.

We invite you to explore our report and welcome your feedback.

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  • Environmental

"Our goal is to support a sustainable society as well as foster corporate activities that enable both environmental conservation and healthy lives of people."

Eizaburo Shono
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Production and Technology Unit


  • Pledged commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050
  • Reduced GHG emissions by 6.8%*
  • Reduced energy consumption by 1.2%
  • Obtained SBTi validation on GHG emission reduction target
  • Improved water intensity by 38%
  • Achieved water recycling rate of 32%
  • Maintained waste recycling rate at 92%
  • Obtained third-party verification of environmental data
  • Endorsed TCFD recommendations and expanded our reporting framework
  • In FY2022, Renesas Green Devices accounted for 93% of new product development and approximately 60% of total sales including affiliated products (See more details in the report)

* Figures were revised on July 1, 2023. Please refer to the Editing Policies for details.

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  • Social

"Our employees are our greatest asset and we have continued to invest in their growth and development."

Julie Pope
Senior Vice President and CHRO

"Ensuring supply chain resilience and a safe and healthy workplace has been our top priority."

Shuhei Shinkai
Senior Vice President and CFO


  • Provided emergency funding and support to our employees in Ukraine
  • Launched additional workforce flexibility initiatives and global employee education
  • Hosted multiple Diversity, Equity and Inclusion seminars and panel discussions
  • Expanded Diversity Promotion Group and the Women in Technology Employee Resource Group across the company
  • Established the Renesas Electronics Group Human Rights Policy and implemented the first human rights due diligence
  • Achieved 97% employee participation in human rights e-learning course
  • Received 90%+ supplier response to the Self-Assessment Questionnaire and confirmed agreement to our Supplier Code of Conduct
  • Obtained ISO 45001 certification for our main production bases in Japan
  • Included in CDP 2022 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard
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  • Governance

"We have made it our utmost priority to implement enhancements in Governance across all three groups – Board of Directors, Nomination Committee, and Compensation Committee."

Noboru Yamamoto
Independent Director (ESG Sponsor)


  • Achieved Board gender diversity target of 20% in March 2022
  • Completed the first materiality assessment
  • Established a Security Council consisting of the CEO, CFO, General Counsel and the heads of IT and HR
  • Enhanced cybersecurity
  • Revised Renesas Global Code of Conduct

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