Advantest Selected for the Second Consecutive Year for DJSI Asia Pacific

  • Sustainability

TOKYO, Japan-December 20, 2023-Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) announced that it has been selected for the second consecutive year as a constituent stock of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asian Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), which is operated by S&P Dow Jones Indices in the United States.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are composed of companies selected for their excellent sustainability performance on both general and industry-specific criteria. Since its launch in 1999, the DJSI has been recognized worldwide as an important indicator of corporate sustainability performance. One hundred and fifty-six companies from the Asia Pacific region were selected for DJSI Asia Pacific in 2023, including 75 Japanese companies, one of which is Advantest.

The selection highlights Advantest’s commitment to sustainability in the form of an ESG Basic Policy established to promote company-wide ESG initiatives and the ESG Action Plan 2021-2023 that guides the implementation of this policy. Under the ESG Action Plan, Advantest set 27 goals and KPIs based on priority themes such as climate change, employee engagement, and the effectiveness of the Board of Directors. Further details of Advantest’s ESG policy are available on company's website.

Going forward, Advantest will continue to promote ESG as an integral part of the company's management philosophy and seek to further contribute to global sustainability.

About Advantest Corporation

Advantest (TSE: 6857) is the leading manufacturer of automatic test and measurement equipment used in the design and production of semiconductors for applications including 5G communications, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, high-performance computing (HPC), including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and more. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also conducts R&D to address emerging testing challenges and applications; develops advanced test-interface solutions for wafer sort and final test; produces scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing; and offers system-level test solutions and other test-related accessories. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest is a global company with facilities around the world and an international commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility. More information is available at

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