External Recognition

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★External Recognition

External Recognition

Inclusion in Leading ESG Investment Indices/ESG Ratings

FTSE4Good Global Index Series*1

The FTSE4Good Global Index Series was developed by FTSE Russell*1, a global index provider, a wholly owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). The Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.

FTSE4GoodClick here to view the FTSE4Good web site.

  • FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Marubeni Corporation has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index*2, FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index*3

Marubeni has been selected as an index constituent of FTSE Blossom Japan Index and FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. (as of June, 2022)
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index, created by FTSE Russell, is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The index is constructed so that industry weights align with the FTSE Japan All Cap Index and uses the globally established FTSE4Good Index Inclusion Rules which are drawn from existing international standards including the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed as a sector neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in Japan. In order to facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, only those companies with particularly high greenhouse gas emissions that are recognized for their improvement efforts by the TPI Management Quality Score are included.
These indices are selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund for Japan (GPIF) as indices for ESG investment. (as of June, 2022)

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  • FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Marubeni Corporation has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Blossom Japan Index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
  • FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that “Marubeni Corporation has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.”

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)*4

Marubeni received an MSCI*5 ESG Rating of AA, and selected in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index. (as of June, 2022)*6
The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index is composed of companies from each industry sector among listed Japanese stocks which have been selected for their strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.
The MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index, and is composed of Japanese companies which perform well within their industries for gender diversity, based on the gender diversity scoring system developed by MSCI.
These indices are selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund for Japan (GPIF) as indices for ESG investment. (as of June, 2022)

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  • The inclusion of Marubeni 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 Marubeni 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.
  • MSCI is a financial services provider based in New York, USA, and is one of the world's leading providers of ESG indexes.
  • THE USE BY MARUBENI CORPORATION OF ANY MSCI ESG RESEARCH LLC OR ITS AFFILIATES (“MSCI”) DATA, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT, RECOMMENDATION, OR PROMOTION OF MARUBENI CORPORATION BY MSCI. MSCI SERVICES AND DATA ARE THE PROPERTY OF MSCI OR ITS INFORMATION PROVIDERS AND ARE PROVIDED ‘AS-IS’ AND WITHOUT WARRANTY. MSCI NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI.
CDP

CDP

CDP*7 (is an international environmental non-profit organization) analyzes and assesses the collected information, and makes it available to investors. Marubeni has participated in the initiative of CDP since 2007. In 2021 Marubeni received A- grades in the areas of climate change and forest protection by CDP. And the Company was selected as an A-list company in their water security program.

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  • CDP (is an international environmental non-profit organization formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project)
    Founded in the United Kingdom in 2000, CDP has worked with approximately 590 investors representing over US$110 trillion in assets to pioneer environmental disclosure, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, water conservation, and forest protection for companies through capital markets and corporate procurement activities. In 2021, some 14,000 organizations worldwide, including some 13,000 companies representing more than 64% of global market capitalization and 1,100 municipalities, disclosed environmental information through CDP. CDP has the world's largest fully TCFD-compliant environmental database, and CDP scores are widely used to drive investment and procurement decisions to achieve a zero-carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a partner in the Investor Agenda and a founding member of the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative.

This year's CDP A-List and other published scores can be found at here

External Certification/Evaluation

Marubeni Selected as a Nadeshiko Brand

Marubeni Selected as a Nadeshiko Brand

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) jointly selected Marubeni as a Nadeshiko Brand in 2015 and 2017. Marubeni and 46 other companies were selected in 2017. The Nadeshiko Brand began in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, with METI and TSE jointly awarding listed companies that showed excellence in promoting women’s empowerment in the workplace. Evaluations are made from two aspects of “promoting women’s career development” and “support in balancing work and family life,” and companies with good financial performance are selected. The awarded companies have “management capabilities for utilizing diversified human resources” and “the ability to adapt to environmental changes,” and therefore can be considered to be a “company with growth potential.”
In 2019, Marubeni was also selected as a “Semi-Nadeshiko Brand 2019.”

Related News Release:
Marubeni selected as a Nadeshiko Brand 2017 enterprise[54KB]
Marubeni selected as a Nadeshiko Brand 2015 enterprise[54KB]

Marubeni Certified as an “Eruboshi” Company

Marubeni Certified as an “Eruboshi” Company

Marubeni has been certified as an “Eruboshi” company by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare for its efforts in promoting women’s participation in the workplace.
The “Eruboshi” certification is awarded to applying companies, based on the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace ("Act to Promote Women's Participation") enforced on April 1, 2016. Marubeni has received the second highest rank out of the three grades.
With the enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, Marubeni will stipulate action plans for promoting women’s participation, and work to strengthen the recruitment and development of female employees.

Related News Release:
Marubeni designated an “Eruboshi” company based on Promotion of Women’s Career Activities Act[249KB]

Action Plan for Empowering Female Employees
Marubeni Corporation Action Plan (Phase 2) (Japanese Only)[145KB]

Marubeni Receives “Platinum Kurumin” Certification

Marubeni Receives “Platinum Kurumin” Certification

Marubeni has received the “Platinum Kurumin” certification from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare as an exemplary company that offers a higher standard of support for childrearing. Through our efforts to promote “work-life management,” we will help individual employees at all life stages to grow through continuous career development, and provide an even better environment for continuing to perform at a high level.

Related News Release
Marubeni Corporation Receives “Platinum Kurumin" Certification in Recognition of Superior Support for Childcare

Marubeni Certified as a Health and Productivity Management Organization 2021 (White 500)

Marubeni Certified as a Health and Productivity Management Organization 2021 (White 500)

As an organization with an excellent track record of health management, Marubeni was certified as a Health and Productivity Management Organization 2021 (White 500) by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
Health and Productivity Management Organization 2021 (White 500) is based on initiatives that align with regional health issues and health promotion endeavors supported by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi; it endeavors to highlight outstanding enterprises engaged in efforts to advance health management. And Marubeni has been selected four years in a row.
Marubeni has set employee healthcare as an important management issue and has been making efforts to promote corporate healthcare support for the prevention and treatment of diseases related to lifestyle and other serious diseases and illnesses. In recent years, Marubeni has initiated new measures to enhance healthcare support such as subsidization of cancer screenings, age-specific full medical checkups (including brain examinations) paid for in full by Marubeni, and also the liberal implementation of mental health programs.

Inclusion in Health & Productivity Stock Selection

Inclusion in Health & Productivity Stock Selection

Marubeni was chosen for inclusion in the Brand of Companies Enhancing Corporate Value through Health and Productivity Management Selection (Health & Productivity Stock Selection). Launched in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, this joint program by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) recognizes TSE-listed companies that exhibit excellence in strategically practicing healthcare management, thereby making employee health a management issue. Aiming to help employees improve their health, Marubeni has been developing more sophisticated healthcare management systems while simultaneously supporting employees in living more fulfilling social and private lives. It was the recognition of these efforts that resulted in the Company’s inclusion in the Health & Productivity Stock Selection. Going forward, we will continue to invest in employee health to further boost our global competitiveness

Related News Release:
Marubeni selected as a KENKO-KEIEI Brand enterprise[99.2KB]

Received Award for Excellence at the HR Award 2018 Held by Nihon no Jinjibu

Marubeni’s strategy for “Surpassing our Traditional Framework of ‘Human Capital,’ ‘Mechanisims,’ and ‘Time’” received the Award for Excellence in the Corporate HR Category at the HR Award 2018 held by the HR portal website, Nihon no Jinjibu, which has 120,000 registered members.

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