Special Feature 2020 - Contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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.
Creating Values to Realize a Sustainable Society
SDGs on Which the Nidec Group Places a Special Focus
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.
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.”
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.