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External Review

External Review

The Nichirei Group has been rated highly by various external organizations as a corporate group that is enhancing communication, and which shares its CSR activities to a wide range of stakeholders.
By conducting regular reviews based on the categories and results of these external evaluations, the Group is making further improvements to its activities and reporting.

External Evaluations

Incorporation of ESG Indexes

FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE4Good Index Series

World-renowned ESG investment index published since 2001 by FTSE International (currently FTSE Russell), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group.

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
     
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Russell announced in 2017, an index composed of Japanese companies that have made excellent responses to the environment, society and governance (ESG), and promoting active participation of femaile workers.

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
               
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

This is an index developed by MSCI in the US, and companies with excellent ESG (Environment, Society and Governance) are selected in each industry (formerly MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes).

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
               
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

ESG investment index released in 2017 by US-based MSCI. Companies with excellent gender diversity are selected from the top 500 stocks by market value in Japan.

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
               
SNAM Sustainability Index
SNAM Sustainability Index

An index consisting of companies whose ESG score is above the standard in company surveys on SOMPO Risk Management Inc.'s environment (E), Integrex Inc.'s society (S) and governance (G).

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
     
CDP
CDP (Climate Change / Water Security)

CDP is an international NGO that operates a global information disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, nations and regions to manage environmental impacts. On behalf of institutional investors, investigating, evaluating and disclosing environmental initiatives. For climate change, more than 7,000 companies, which are equivalent to more than 50% of the global market capitalization, responded.

Climate Change
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
B C A- C C C 31
Water Security
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
B- B-
List of Certifications
Acquisition Year Name    
From FY2019 DBJ Employees' Health Management Rated Loan Program DBJ Employees' Health Management Rated Loan Program https://www.nichirei.co.jp/news/2019/328.html
(Japanese only)
From FY2017 The Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program under the large enterprise category The Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program under the large enterprise category (White 500)
From FY2018 Eruboshi “Stage 3” (Accredited by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare based on the “The Act of Promotion of Women's Participation and Advancement in the Workplace") Eruboshi “Stage 3” https://www.nichirei.co.jp/news/2017/293.html
(Japanese only)
From FY2010 "The Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children" certification mark (nickname: Kurumin) "The Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children" certification mark (nickname: Kurumin) https://www.nichireifoods.co.jp/corporate/csr/employee.html
(Japanese only)
Awards
Awards Year Name Outline
FY2019 1st Award for Good Practices of Consumer-oriented
Received the Consumer Affairs Agency Director's Commendation
Sponsored by Consumer Affairs Agency
A system that recognizes businesses that promote consumer-oriented business activities, “consumer-oriented management” (nickname: sustainable management)
Effort to promote SDGs was evaluated by supporting employees 'voluntary activities through Nichirei Foods' unique “Hamidas activities”, promoting food education activities, contributing to the local community through environmental conservation activities, and working with food banks.
Award for Good Practices of Consumer-oriented
FY2018 Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. 6th Corporate Value Improvement Award
Excellent Award
Sponsored by Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.
This award recognizes companies that have achieved high corporate value by implementing management with a strong focus on investor perspectives, including capital costs.Nichirei was recognized as a high-level practice of “Corporate Value Improvement Management” that aims to create corporate value that exceeds the cost of capital.
FY2018 Green Logistics Partnership Conference
Award from the MLIT Minister's Secretariat Deputy Vice-Minister of Logistics
Sponsored by Green Logistics Partnership Conference
A system implemented by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to recognize outstanding efforts to promote CO2 reduction in the logistics field. Logistics Network Inc. of the Nichirei Logistics Group Inc. has been promoting a modal shift for more than 10 years as a 3PL operator that improves and operates all logistics for customer companies that are shippers, from procurement and inventory management to delivery. The effectiveness of these efforts was recognized, and the award was given jointly with three companies including Nichirei Foods Inc., the shipper.
FY2017 Modal Shift Excellent company announcement / commendation system
“The award for Excellent Business Entities Working on Modal Shift”
Sponsored by Japan Association for Logistics and Transport
A system that announces and commends excellent companies that have actively promoted modal shifts in order to encourage logistics companies to promote voluntary efforts and to raise awareness of efforts to promote modal shifts. The Nichirei Logistics Group Inc. started with a modal shift in 2003, and it was recognized that it has continued to expand its transportation area and handling volume.
FY2017 Nano Tech 2017
Life Nanotechnology Award
Sponsored by International Nanotechnology Exhibiton & Conference
Exhibitors' innovative and pioneering technologies and products are selected for each field, and excellent exhibitors are selected. Nichirei is trying to make use of the research and results of antifreeze proteins discovered from fish inhabiting cold regions in a wide range of fields such as food, medicine and industry, and their activities were evaluated. As an example of an application field, there is a reduction in tissue damage after freezing and thawing in gel foods such as tofu and agar.
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External Review
External Review

External Review

The Nichirei Group has been rated highly by various external organizations ...