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Major External Awards and Evaluations

Agree with "Challenge to 30% in 2030- # Here We Go 203030"

In April 2021, Mabuchi MOTOR Co., Ltd. agreed with Keidanren’s goal of "Challenge to 30% in 2030- # Here We Go 203030“.

"Challenge to 30% in 2030- # Here We Go 203030" is an initiative to promote the goal of increasing the ratio of female executives of companies to 30% or more by 2030. We would like to promote the diversification of active human resources and reform of the organizational culture, centered on supporting companies, and broadly foster the momentum for achieving the goals.

We has been promoting diversity under our Management Markers of “By placing highest value on our people, we empower and encourage them to realize their potential and contribute to society.” In the future, we will continue to promote the active participation of women, and actively work to create a workplace where each employee can achieve self-fulfillment and self-growth and can feel a sense of satisfaction.

Endorsement of the "Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) Recommendations"

In March 2021, Mabuchi has announced its support for the recommendations of the "Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD)". We are pleased to inform you that we have participated in the "TCFD Consortium".
Under our Management Principle, "Contribution to the International Community and its Continuous Expansion," we have established the Sustainability Policy to achieve sustainable development and have established Sustainability Committee to implement actions in line with the policy. In the future, based on the TCFD recommendations, we will analyze the risks and opportunities that climate poses to our business, and by proactively disclosing information, we will build strong and long-term relationships of trust with all of our stakeholders, including customers, business partners, and employees, and contribute to the realization of the sustainable society.

  1. About “TCFD" : It is an organization established by the "Financial Stability Board (FSB)", an international organization responsible for the supervision of the financial system and publishes proposals that require the disclosure of information related to climate change, including analysis of the risks and opportunities posed by climate change and measures based on the results of such analysis.
  2. About "TCFD Consortium" : It is a consortium established as a forum for domestic companies and financial institutions that support the TCFD recommendations to discuss effective corporate disclosure and efforts to link disclosed information to appropriate investment decisions by financial institutions and others.

Signed the "United Nations Global Compact"

In January 2021, we has endorsed and signed the United Nations Global Compact proposed by the United Nations.

The United Nations Global Compact calls on companies and organizations to act in a sound and responsible manner in order to achieve sustainable growth, based on the commitment of top corporate executives themselves to endorse ten principles related to the protection of human rights, the elimination of unfair labor practices, environmental responsibility, and anti-corruption.

We have established our Sustainability Policy in order to put into practice our management philosophy of "Contributing to International Society and Continuously Increasing Our Contribution." We view the United Nations SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) as goals that will enable us to grow economically while respecting people, and we will strive for further growth together with our customers, business partners, employees, and other stakeholders to achieve them.

human rights Principle 1:
Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
Principle 2:
Businesses should make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Labor Principle 3:
Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
Principle 4:
Businesses should uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
Principle 5:
Businesses should uphold the effective abolition of child labour.
Principle 6:
Businesses should uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
environment Principle 7:
Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
Principle 8:
Businesses should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
Principle 9:
Businesses should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
Anti-corruption Principle 10:
Businesses should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

"Declaration of Partnership Building"

In January 2021, we has announced the declaration in support of the purpose of the "Declaration of Partnership Building".

The mechanism of "Declaration of Partnership Building" in order to build a sustainable relationship in which large and small companies can grow together at the "Council for the Promotion of Partnership Building for the Future," whose members include the Ministers of the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as the Chairman of Keidanren, the President of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Chairman of Union.
The purpose is to declare compliance with desirable business practices (the "Promotion Standards" based on the Act on Promotion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises by Subcontractors) between the parent company and subcontractors, and to "visualize" the efforts of each company by posting them on the "Declaration of Partnership Building" portal site.
As stated in the "Declaration of Partnership Building", we will build newer and stronger partnerships by promoting cooperation and coexistence and co-prosperity with our supply chain suppliers and value-creating businesses.
We have established our Sustainability Policy in order to put into practice our management philosophy of "Contributing to International Society and Continuously Increasing Our Contribution." We recognize the United Nations SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) as goals that enable us to grow economically while respecting people, and we will strive for further growth together with our stakeholders, including our business partners, to achieve them.

Ranked 34th in the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun's "COVID-19 Responsiveness Ranking"

In December 2020, we ranked 34th in the "COVID-19 Responsiveness Ranking" sponsored by the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (cosponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).

The "COVID-19 Responsiveness Ranking" was conducted for the first time, and was conducted for 1,300 companies as a comprehensive visualization of the stability of companies and quick response to the new normal.
The survey is a combination of a stability index based on the evaluation technique of the "Truly Empowered Corporate Strength Survey" (sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) until 2019, and a questionnaire asking about responses to COVID-19 infection from this spring onwards. We have implemented measures to prevent COVID-19 infections at all bases from an early stage, such as wearing masks, disinfecting hands with alcohol, and temperature inspection at our bases in China.
In addition, we have been conducting telework for a long time in order to communicate with our global bases, and we have expanded the number of people who can use telework by quickly improving the work environment in response to COVID-19. Currently, we are evolving from telework as an infection prevention to telework as a new way of working.

We will continue to respond quickly to changes in the business environment and advance stable corporate activities through our forward-looking risk management strategy.

We are received 3.5 stars of "Nikkei SDGs Management Survey 2020"

In November 2020, we received "3.5 stars" in the "Nikkei SDGs Management Survey 2020" sponsored by Nikkei Inc.

This survey evaluates and ranks companies' efforts toward the Sustainable Development Goals "SDGs" adopted at the United Nations Summit in 2015 to solve the challenges facing the world such as poverty and climate variability.
It consists of questions related to the four areas of "SDGs strategy & Economic value," “Social value," “Environmental value," and “Governance." Efforts that lead to contributions through business and improvement of corporate value are defined as "SDGs management" and are evaluated on a 5-star scale.

We will keep aiming to achieve the SDGs and increase corporate value through our business activities.

"4th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey" was rated 3 stars

In November 2020, we received “3 stars” in the "4th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey," which selects advanced companies that will challenge the productivity revolution through work style reforms.

This survey has been conducted by Nikkei Inc. since 2017, targeting listed companies and leading unlisted companies nationwide, "realizing diverse and flexible working styles", "system to create new businesses" , Efforts to maximize the performance of the organization by the three elements of "power to develop the market" are defined as "smart work management", and the management foundation such as corporate governance is added, and it is evaluated at the maximum of 5 stars.

Received "Bicycle Commuting Company Declaration" certification from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

In November 2020, we received the "Bicycle Commuting Company Declaration" certification from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. To receive this certification, companies must meet the following certification criteria.

  1. The company allows bicycle commuting
  2. The company secures a bicycle parking lot
  3. The company provides traffic safety education is provided to users at least once a year.
  4. The company obliges bicycle commuters to take out insurance

We believe that bicycle commuting is effective in reducing the environmental burden such as CO2 reduction, improving the health of employees through moderate exercise, and reducing the risk of infection such as train and bus commuting in Corona.

We were granted the highest grade of "Eruboshi" certification

In August 2020, Mabuchi Motor has been certified as an "Eruboshi" ('L Star': L stands for Lady, Labor and Laudable) company with the highest grade by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare in August 2020 based on the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace.

The "Eruboshi" certification recognizes those companies that excel in promoting women's success in the workplace. Recipients must meet the following 5 conditions to be awarded: (1) employment, (2) continued employment, (3) working styles (length of workday, etc.) (4) ratio of women in management positions, and (5) diverse career progression.

Submited declaration of voluntary action to support "White Logistics movement Campaign"

In August 2020, we submitted a voluntary action declaration in support of the purpose of the "White Logistics" promotion campaign advocated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
"White logistics" aims to contribute to economic growth by stably securing logistics necessary for people's lives and industrial activities in order to respond to the ever-growing shortage of truck drivers (1). This is a movement to improve the productivity of truck transportation, improve the efficiency of logistics, and (2) realize a comfortable working environment for women and drivers in their 60s to work.
Under the Mabuchi Group's management principle of "Contributing to International Society and Continuously Increasing Our Contribution." delivering our products to customers on the premise of safety, quality, and legal compliance enhances the degree of social contribution and is not in the world. We believe that this is a necessary initiative to continue to be a company that must not be a company, and we will continue to aim for the realization of "white logistics" with mutual understanding and cooperation with our business partners and logistics companies.

Mabuchi Motor Has Been Selected as the "AAA Website" in Nikko IR's "2019 All Japanese Listed Companies' Website Ranking"

In January 2020, We have been ranked by Nikko IR Co., Ltd. as one of the "Overall Ranking - AAA Website."
The Nikko IR's "2019 All Japanese Listed Companies' Website Ranking" surveys the websites of 3,807 listed companies. Surveys and selections are made based on three objective evaluation items points: easy-to-understand, easy-to-use, and large amount of information.
Going forward, we will continue to enhance our content and functions, so that our shareholders and investors and other stakeholders can better understand our company.

Published by the Cabinet Office "Women's Active Participation and SDGs-Toward the Realization of Sustainability-" Our company was listed as a company with a female director ratio of over 10%.

According to the leaflet “Women's Activities and SDGs: Towards Sustainability” issued by the Cabinet Office this January (2020), there are 887 companies (out of 3,740 listed companies total) with a female executive ratio exceeding 10%. Our company is on that list.
We will continue to work to promote gender equality in society.

Acquired “Tomonin” as a company working on a “workplace environment where work and care can be balanced”

In December 2019, As a company that is working to create a work environment where employees can balance work and nursing care, we have acquired “Tomonin” from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
We will continue to improve the work environment where both work and nursing care can be solved, and we will solve social problems that increase the number of employees leaving for the care of their families.

About the “Change! JPN” campaign-support for the national movement to promote work-life balance

From December 2019, We establish “No Work Overtime” on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, in addeition to we set “Health Promotion Day” four times a month in order to prevent and improve lifestyle-related diseases of employees. All employees clock out at 17:00 at once.
Besides we are educating managers so that all employees can take paid leave for more than 10 days a year. Also the work environment has been improved by introducing telework and satellite offices.
At the same time, we are also actively promoting improvement proposal activities and efficient reviews of work.

Received Chiba Labor Bureau Director’s Encouragement Award

In August 2019, we received the Chiba Labor Bureau Director's Encouragement Award at the "First Year of Reiwa Industrial Safety and Health Convention". This award is given to businesses in the region with safety and health standards that are particularly excellent and improvement efforts are recognized as a model for other companies. It is also given to businesses and individuals who have made great contributions to improving safety and health standards through occupational safety and health over the years.
This time, our Technical Research Institute (Inzai City) was recognized as an excellent model for conducting risk management and chemical substance risk assessment for safety and evaluating that no occupational accidents have occurred for more than 7 years.

The 1st Annual "Japan-Central Eastern Europe Investment Awards-Top Automotive Supplier Investors" Winner

In April 2019, we received the "The 1st annual Japan - Central Eastern Europe Investment Awards - Top Automotive Supplier Investors". This award is given to Japanese companies that have made significant contributions and investment in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Recognizing the investment made in establishing Poland Mabuchi in the Krakow area of Poland, the company was selected as the first award winning company.

Acquisition of next-generation certification mark “Kurumin”

In April 2014, Mabuchi Motor acquired the "Kurumin Mark" (* 1). We will continue to create workplaces that can balance work and child-rearing in order to support the healthy development of children who will lead the next generation of society.

  1. Based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children (* 2), companies that have formulated a General Employers Action Plan, achieved the goals set forth in the plan, and met certain standards, are eligible to receive approval as child-raising support companies from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare (Kurumin certification). The certificate of the company that received this certification is "Kurumin Mark".
  2. This act was enacted in 2005 with the aim of promoting efforts by companies to support the balance between work and child-rearing in order to create an environment in which children who will lead the next generation can be born and raised in good health.

Participated in “Encouragement of Employees! Energetic Company Declaration” in Chiba Prefecture

In February 2008, we announced our participation in the Encouragement of employees! Energetic company declaration" in Chiba Prefecture. Our company is promoting family-friendly measures, including the establishment of child-care leave periods that exceed the requirements of laws and regulations and the introduction of a system to reduce the working hours of employees raising children.

Mabuchi Motor Headquarters Building Received "Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award" at the 2nd Sustainable Architecture Awards

In February 2008, we received the "Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award" in the office building category of the 2nd Sustainable Architecture Awards sponsored by the Building Environment and Energy Conservation Organization.
This award is an excellent work as a building, and with the cooperation of the builder, the designer, and the builder, it has achieved remarkable results in reducing the environmental load and energy saving, and the building is expected to be widely used. The purpose of this award is to preserve the global environment, improve the energy-saving effect of buildings, and improve and disseminate design, construction, and operation management techniques related to them.
Mabuchi Motor's Headquarters Building is a facility that provides "long-life architecture" with an eye on the life cycle, "architecture as an environmental adjustment device" that adapts to various environments, and "high-quality work environment and service performance". Was highly evaluated and won the award.

Selected by the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy as "10 excellent Japanese companies that have built a world-class business model"

In 2002, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) selected Mabuchi Motor as one of Japan's 10 leading companies for its excellence in business performance. Our company is also introduced in the best-selling book "Study of Excellent Companies in Japan" (written by Hiroaki Niihara / published by Nikkei Inc.).

Received the 1st "Porter Prize"

In 2001, our company was awarded the 1st "Porter Prize" sponsored by the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy of Hitotsubashi University (ICS). The Porter Prize was established to recognize companies that have achieved and maintained high profitability in their industry as a result of implementing unique strategies based on innovation. The prize is named after Professor Michael E. Porter of Harvard University, a leading expert in competitive strategy. The Porter Prize consists of the "a department that operates a single business" and the "a division of a company that operates multiple businesses" In the former category, our company was recognized for maintaining the world leader in standardization strategies for small DC brushed motors for half a century and was selected as the first company to receive the prize.