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Jun 12, 2019 Sustainability

TOKYO, Japan – June 12, 2019 – Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has received an Encouragement Award in the 2018 Environmental Human Resources Development Corporate Awards, which is jointly sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment and by the Environmental Consortium for Leadership Development (EcoLeaD).

The Environmental Human Resources Development Corporate Awards are intended to promote corporate management in harmony with the global environment by recognizing companies which are making notable efforts to cultivate human resources that drive the greening of the economy and of society as well as environmental conservation—in other words, environmental human resources.

Advantest understands that coexistence with the environment is an important management issue. To achieve greater harmony with our planet, the company formulates environmental policies and action plans, educates all employees through e-learning, and enacts supplier tests to eliminate hazardous substances. The award citation emphasized that 100% of Advantest’s employees receive training on chemical substances.

In the future, the company will continue to develop environmental human resources and contribute to society through environmental activities.

2018 Environmental Human Resources Development Corporate Awards ceremony (May 27, 2019)

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