Index and Data
Evaluation by Outside Organization
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices（DJSI）
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) is a stock index jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices in the United States and RobecoSAM, a Swiss investment management advisory firm, to select corporates with excellent sustainability in the view point of "economics", "environment and "society".
"DJSI Asia Pacific", which is Asia-Pacific version of DJSI, is targeting major companies in the Asia-Pacific region and 148 companies (76 companies from Japan) were selected from about 600 companies in 2019. The Company is selected as a constituent of the DJSI Asia Pacific for two consecutive years.
MSCI Japan Empowering Woman Index (WIN)
WIN is developed by MSCI, a U.S. ESG information agency that provides investors with a variety of tools to support investment decision-making. By calculating scores based on disclosed gender diversity-related information, such as the ratio of female employees, the ratio of female managerial positions and initiatives related to diversity, MSCI selects companies that are actively promoting women’s participation in the workplace.
The Index is adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) as one of the indices used for making ESG investments.
The Company is selected as a constituent of the MSCI Japan Empowering Woman Index (WIN).
- The inclusion of Nissan Chemical Corporation in any MSCI index, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of Nissan Chemical Corporation by MSCI or any of its affiliates. The MSCI indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI and the MSCI index names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.
SNAM Sustainability Index
The SNAM Sustainability Index is an socially responsible investment product launched in August 2012 by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd. (SNAM) for pension funds and institutional investors who invest in a wide range of companies that are rated highly for their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. Based on the index constituted by the individual stock selected consdering ESG evaluation ratings undertaken by research companies, management is made with a view to long-term investments.
The Company is selected as a constituent of the SNAM Sustainability Index.
Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program (White 500)
Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program (White 500) was launched in 2017 with the aim of expanding the number of companies working on health and productivity management. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Japan Health Council (Nippon Kenko Kaigi), which is composed of leaders of the economic organizations, medical organizations and municipal governments, jointly certify the companies practicing good health and productivity management in cooperation with health insurance associations. 821 companies were certified in 2019 (2017: 235 companies, 2018: 541 companies).
We have been recognized under this program for three consecutive years.
Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd. " 2018 Survey of All Japanese Listed Companies’ Website Ranking"
Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd. ranks websites based on Understandability, Usability/Accessibility, and Variety of information. In 2018, the award was granted following an examination and evaluation of the websites of 3,785 listed companies, with 470 companies selected as award recipients (AAA Website: 179 companies, AA Website: 133 companies, A Website: 158 companies). The Company won the AAA website.
Morningstar "2018 Gomez IR Site Rankings"
Analysts at Morningstar Japan K.K. rank websites from an investor’s perspective based on their ease of use, the thoroughness of their financial and accounting information, the detail of their company and management information, and the extent of their transparency and information disclosure.
In 2018, the award was granted following an examination and evaluation of the websites of all listed companies in Japan, with 292 companies selectied as award recipients (Gold Ranking: 14 companies, Silver Ranking: 101 companies, Bronze Ranking: 177 companies). The Company has won the Silver Ranking.
Daiwa Investors Relations Co., Ltd. "2018 Internet IR Award"
Based on the concept of "5T&C※", "Internet IR Award" selected by Daiwa Investors Relations Co., Ltd. is given to those companies that construct exellent websites for investors relations and effectively use the internet for information disclosure and communication activities.
In 2018, the award was granted following an examination and evaluation of the websites of 3782 listed companies, with 131 companies selectied as award recipients (Grand Prize: 9 companies, Exellent Award: 36 companies, Commendation Award: 86 companies). The Company has won the Commendation Award.
- Timely, Transparent, Traceable, Trustworthy, Total snd Communication