Bangkok, Thailand, November 15, 2021- Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL. qualified as a constituent of the world-renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) 2021 in recognition of its superior environmental, social & governance (ESG) performance. Delta Thailand is the only Thailand company in the "ITC Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components" industry segment in the 2021 DJSI index and is in both DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets region/country lists. This year, over 10,000 publicly traded companies were invited to participate in the S&P Global CSA. Delta Thailand joins the DJSI index for the first time after two consecutive years of S&P Global Silver Class Awards.
S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world's leading index provider, conducts the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), which comprises a rigorous questionnaire assessing both public and non-public data submitted by participating companies. The DJSI are float-adjusted market capitalization weighted indices that measure the performance of companies selected using ESG criteria. The DJSI World applies a transparent, rules-based constituent selection process based on the companies' S&P Global ESG Score resulting from the annual S&P Global CSA.
Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global: "We congratulate Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL. for being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets. A DJSI distinction is a reflection of being a sustainability leader in your industry. The record number of companies participating in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment is testament to the growing movement for ESG disclosure and transparency."
Mr. Jackie Tsai-Hsing Chang, Delta Electronics Thailand President: "Delta Thailand is honored to join the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. This excellent news shows the global recognition of our company's value and ESG performance. For over 30 years in Thailand, Delta has focused on our mission to satisfy our global customers with energy-efficient innovation while pioneering sustainable growth, responsible business and global citizenship. We appreciate the support of all our stakeholders and everyone who has contributed to this outstanding achievement."
In 2020, 28.7% of 20,474 tons of input material in Delta Thailand's production was made up of recycled composites. Delta solar rooftops generated 9,569 MWh of renewable energy and 2,716 MWh of energy savings as part of the company's commitment to reduce carbon intensity in operations 20% by 2025. From 2015 to 2020, Delta achieved a 39% energy intensity reduction in its Thailand operations, exceeding its original target of 30% reduction.
As a DJSI index member, Delta Thailand has a globally recognized ESG leadership role and drives sustainability by educating and soliciting cooperation from partners and suppliers for anti-corruption and sustainable business practices. Delta's extensive reporting and data collection help to measure and encourage recycled materials usage and carbon footprint tracking of its products.
Delta's relentless pursuit of green innovation for customers, world-class industry standards and RE100 target for 100% renewable electricity in operations by 2030 helps it deliver on the brand promise: Smarter. Greener. Together.