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Nidec is a manufacturer of electric motors (comprehensive drive technology) in Japan.

Ticker: 6594-TO ISIN: JP3734800000
Address: 338 KuzeTonoshiro-Cho Minami-Ku , Japan , Kyoto , KYT , 601-8205 Website: Nidec
Phone #: 81-75-9356140 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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Nidec 56 56 55 62 46
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Nidec 54% 53% 43% 63% 25%
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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Nidec 55% 70% 29% 41% 22% 65%
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Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Nidec 64% 64% 59% 16% 47% 39%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.0514 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 676.7935 NA
BSI 50 60.0499 88.4717 NA
Domicile JAPAN NA
Enterprise Value NA 13165.18 NA NA
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA NA NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Continuous surges in labour costs potentially attributable to chronic food price increases may have a serious financial impact on some of our labour-intensive manufacturing operations.(ii) Implementation of productivity-improving methods, includin NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Our highly energy-saving BLDC motors will continue to help customers to meet ever-tightening global energy efficiency standards. We expect their contribution to our financial performance will increase as they find their way into a wider spectrum NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) We have high sales prospects for our BLDC motors for energy-saving inverter air conditioners, particularly in countries and regions where restrictions on power use is being tightened because of limited power supply .(ii) Manufacturing and sal NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Administrative measures accompanying GHG emissions restriction policies, including carbon levy, together with the general increase in electricity-reliant population, are bringing up the average household’s electricity bills largely attributable to NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Brushless DC motors (BLDC), our core products, are more energy efficient than commonly used AC/DC motors and effectively reduce GHG emissions of the end products. In an automotive context, our BLDC motors contribute to reducing fuel consumption and GHG em NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA NA NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA NA NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) Environmental regulatory changes may increase our administrative costs, including extra labour charges and, depending on the level of expertise required, fees for external professional services that complement our internal capacity. (ii) Domestic NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA For climate change, CSR Promotion Committee has responsibility as part of our effort to address environmental issues,. The CSR Promotion committee is set up under the board of directors. NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Exceptional Increase NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Increase: Change in output NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: 80.2 , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA We cooperate with regional/governmental organizations in adapting to and easing the effects of global climate change, particularly, in Asian countries. Collective reductions in electricity usage during peak periods on summer days is one such example. NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA NA NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 1 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Extreme climatic events in East and Southeast Asian regions may have a significant financial impact on some of our key manufacturing operations, including thehard disk drive motor business. The Thailand flood of 2011, for instance, turned out t NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The Risk Management Committee operates directly under the board of directors to identify operational risks and opportunities, including those associated with climate change. The Committee, consisting of department/section heads, is convened everyday to s NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Our first consideration in mapping out an environment-conscious market strategy is identifying specific elements of climatic change in relation to the environmental aspects of our operations and products. The findings become the basis for assessing the l NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA JPY(¥) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 139758.2 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 278145.35 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Japan/243606.09
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By facility NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Italy
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. JPY(¥)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. JPY(¥)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Name: Akira Sato Position:Member of the Board, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the CSR Committee NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? Business unit managers/Monetary reward/Annual prize award to departments or unit groups for their contribution to reducing GHG emissions through the development of products offering excellent energy efficiency.
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Japan/442766.83//
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By facility NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Nidec (Dalian) Ltd./18700.8
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/2314641.27;Electricity/2203606.55;Heat/20148.27;Steam/0;Cooling/0
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Town gas or city gas/557.74
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling No response
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) NA
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change /metric tonnes CO2e///
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change /metric tonnes CO2e///
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change No response
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? No, but we anticipate doing so in the next 2 years
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, but we anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions No emissions data provided
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured NA
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? No, we don't have any emissions data
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) No, we do not engage
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success NA
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details The Risk Management Committee operates directly under the board of directors to identify operational risks and opportunities, including those associated with climate change. The Committee, consisting of department/section heads, is convened everyday to s
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The Risk Management Committee operates directly under the board of directors to identify operational risks and opportunities, including those associated with climate change. The Committee, consisting of department/section heads, is convened everyday to s NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes Our first consideration in mapping out an environment-conscious market strategy is identifying specific elements of climatic change in relation to the environmental aspects of our operations and products. The findings become the basis for assessing the l
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Our first consideration in mapping out an environment-conscious market strategy is identifying specific elements of climatic change in relation to the environmental aspects of our operations and products. The findings become the basis for assessing the l NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) No
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No No Response Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? NA
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association NA
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? NA
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment 1/Scope 1+2/96.1/3/metric tonnes CO2e per unit of production/2009/0.26/2012/Overseas facilities. FY 2012 was the final year of our 3-year CO2 emission reduction program. Our average CO2 emission intensity in the 3-year period decreased 16%, compared to t
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions 1/Increase/119.6/No change//Overseas
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment 1/100/100/FY 2012 was the final year of our 3-year CO2 emission reduction program. Our average CO2 emission intensity in the 3-year period decreased 16%, compared to the FY 2009 base year, achieving the 3% intensity reduction target.
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Brushless DC motors (BLDC), our core products, are more energy efficient than commonly used AC/DC motors and effectively reduce GHG emissions of the end products. In an automotive context, our BLDC motors contribute to reducing fuel consumption and GHG em NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation//
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards/
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information Information relating to Nidec's emission reduction initiatives is available on Nidec website at: http://www.nidec.co.jp/english/environment/index.html, or http://www.nidec.com/ja-JP/sustainability/
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 1 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1/Uncertainty surrounding new regulation/Our business activities are subject to various environmental laws and regulations in Japan, Asia, Europe, North and South America. If these regulations become more stringent over time, potential increases in our ca
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions (i) Environmental regulatory changes may increase our administrative costs, including extra labour charges and, depending on the level of expertise required, fees for external professional services that complement our internal capacity. (ii) Domestic
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1/Change in precipitation extremes and droughts/Since many of our primary production sites are located in East and Southeast Asia, extreme climate events (e.g. flood-inducing typhoons and localized torrential rainfalls) could cause serious supply-chain d
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Extreme climatic events in East and Southeast Asian regions may have a significant financial impact on some of our key manufacturing operations, including thehard disk drive motor business. The Thailand flood of 2011, for instance, turned out t NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact cp2/Sea level rise/The company would be affected because it has a global supply chain./Increased operational cost/Unknown/Indirect (Supply chain)/Unknown/Unknown
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Continuous surges in labour costs potentially attributable to chronic food price increases may have a serious financial impact on some of our labour-intensive manufacturing operations.(ii) Implementation of productivity-improving methods, includin NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1/Product efficiency regulations and standards/Increasingly strict environmental regulations has broaden market opportunities for our core products (BLDC motors), which offer higher energy-efficiency than their conventional counterparts. In the meantime,
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions ID1:(i) Our highly energy-saving BLDC motors will continue to help customers to meet ever-tightening global energy efficiency standards. We expect their contribution to our financial performance will increase as they find their way into a wider spectrum
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions ID1:(i) We have high sales prospects for our BLDC motors for energy-saving inverter air conditioners, particularly in countries and regions where restrictions on power use is being tightened because of limited power supply .(ii) Manufacturing and sal
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA ID1:(i) Administrative measures accompanying GHG emissions restriction policies, including carbon levy, together with the general increase in electricity-reliant population, are bringing up the average household’s electricity bills largely attributable to NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2009-04-01/2010-03-31/61920.1/240816.42
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA Japan Ministry of the Environment, Law Concerning the Promotion of the Measures to Cope with Global Warming, Superceded by Revision of the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures (2005 Amendment) NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Second Assessment Report (SAR - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Electricity/555/kg CO2e per MWh/Article 3 of the Law Concerning the Promotion of the Measures to cope with Global Warming
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 243606 Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 243606
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 442767
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Facilities in Americas/Scope 1 and 2/Still in the process of post merger integration
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
2013 Performance Band E C A NA
2013 Score 0 64 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Nidec Corporation is the world's leading electric motor manufacturer seeking sustainable business growth on the strength of its energy-efficient, environment-conscious motor drive and control solutions. Nidec's product potofolio cuts across geographic and NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Nidec Corporation is the world's leading electric motor manufacturer seeking sustainable business growth on the strength of its energy-efficient, environment-conscious motor drive and control solutions. Nidec's product potofolio cuts across geographic and
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-01-01
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Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.8 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Disclosure 0 41 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen

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