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Special Feature 2020 - Contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Achieving the SDGs

The “Transforming Our World: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 sets out 17 goals (Sustainable Development Goals: SDGs) as important guidelines for the international community to eliminate poverty and realize a sustainable society.The Nidec Group supports the United Nations’ initiative to create a sustainable society. We are also part of the United Nations Global Compact, which sets forth 10 principles related to issues including human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption, and have committed ourselves to contributing to realizing the SDGs.

Sustainable Development Goals<br>17 GOALS TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD

Creating Values to Realize a Sustainable Society

SDGs on Which the Nidec Group Places a Special Focus

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING<br>Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY<br>Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy
9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE<br>Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES<br>Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION<br>Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
13 CLIMATE ACTION<br>Take urgent action to combat climate change its impacts
Nidec’s “Strength” that Has Impact on Society<br>500kg

Eliminating Labor Shortage

To address serious labor shortage caused by declining birth rate and aging population, Nidec contributes to spreading the use of robots that perform physically demanding work.

“Achievements” that have an impact on society<br>552MWh

Accelerating the Decarbonization of Society

In its search of chances to contribute more to the global environment, Nidec expands its area of challenge from “saving energy” to “creating energy.”

“Light-weight” that has an impact on society<br>87kg

Contributing to the Spread of EVs

To help spread the use of electric vehicles (EVs), Nidec utilizes its long-nurtured technologies to reduce the price and improve the quality of the traction motor system, the heart of the EV.

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