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Inclusion in ESG indexes*

Inclusion in ESG indexes*

OMRON has been highly evaluated by ESG ratings organizations throughout the world, thus it is included in ESG indexes inside and outside of Japan. (As of September, 2019)

  • * ESG stands for Environment, Social, and Governance. An indicator of investment that makes not only the financial aspects of the company but also considering the environment and society as an important judgment factor of investment decision.

OMRON has been a component of the world-renowned Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), an SI (sustainability investment) stock price index for three years in a row.

Also a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for ten years in a row from 2010 to 2019.

DJSI is a stock price index jointly compiled by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. in the United States, and RobecoSAM in Switzerland.
DJSI is used to assess the sustainability of the world's major companies from economic, environmental, and social perspectives.

Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific)

OMRON has also been selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series for three consecutive years.

FTSE4Good Index is a series of stock market indexes that encourage investments in companies that meet global environmental, social and governance standards.

FTSE4Good Index Series

OMRON has been continuously adopted by the Morningstar SRI Index since index was published in 2003.

The Morningstar SRI Index is a stock price index composed of selected Japanese companies with high performance in corporate social responsibility.

Morningstar SRI Index

OMRON has also been selected for the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes for four consecutive years.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes and MSCI SRI Indexes are stock price indexes compiled by MSCI Inc. in the United States. They are composed of the world's major companies from environmental, social, and governance perspectives.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

OMRON was adopted by the MSCI SRI Indexes in 2017.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes and MSCI SRI Indexes are stock price indexes compiled by MSCI Inc. in the United States. They are composed of the world's major companies from environmental, social, and governance perspectives.

OMRON was adopted by the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index in 2016.

STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index is generated by STOXX Ltd., a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG. Companies that meet the ESG assessment criteria are selected from among leading companies worldwide.

FTSE4Good Index Series

OMRON was for the first time selected to the "Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index" which comprises companies excelling in ESG performance.

"Euronext Vigeo Eiris Index" is composed of top 120 companies with high-ratings in "environment", "society" and "governance" from among the top 1500 listed companies from North America, Europe and Asia Pacific regions.

Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index

OMRON is a constituent of all four ESG indices adopted by
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) as it started ESG investment.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Index is a stock price index compiled by FTSE Russell in the UK. It is composed of companies that meet global environmental, social and governance standards.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) is a stock price index developed by MSCI Inc. in the United States. It is composed of companies with high gender diversity scores.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index is a stock price index developed by MSCI Inc. in the United States. It is composed of the companies with high ESG rating from environmental, social, and governance perspectives.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is designed to measure the performance of companies in the TOPIX (published by TSE), while deciding the weight based on the level of carbon emissions per unit of revenue and the environment related disclosure.

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

Evaluation of Sustainability by External Parties

OMRON Receives METI Minister's Award for Corporate Governance of the Year 2018

OMRON has received the newly-established METI Minister's Award for Corporate Governance of the Year 2018, an award program organized by the Japan Association of Corporate Directors (JACD).
This award program has been organized by the JACD since fiscal 2015 with a view toward supporting companies that have achieved sound growth over the mid- and long-term through good corporate governance.
The METI Minister's Award is presented to companies recognized as having established a successful model of having an independent nominating committee and other organizations effectively supervise their plans concerning, in particular, the selection and succession of presidents and CEOs, the planning of which is fundamental for corporate governance. OMRON was selected for this prestigious award because it has maintained a high transparency of the CEO nomination process performed by the "CEO Selection Advisory Committee" which was established in 2006, has secured the effectiveness of the committee dedicated to appointing the CEO, and has achieved effective utilization of the committee.

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OMRON Receives METI Minister's Award for Corporate Governance of the Year 2018

OMRON Selected for the "Nadeshiko Brand" Designation for the Second Consecutive Year

OMRON Corporation has received the "Nadeshiko Brand" designation, a joint initiative by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and the Tokyo Stock Exchange to select and publicize enterprises that encourage women's success in the workplace, for the second consecutive year.
In its current medium-term management plan extending through fiscal 2020, OMRON has made it clear that a human resources strategy forms one of its key pillars. True to CEO Yamada's declaration that "diversity drives OMRON growth," we are focusing on the promotion of diversity. With regard to the expansion of opportunities for women to succeed in the workplace, OMRON began full-fledged efforts in 2008 and established a dedicated department for the promotion of diversity in 2012, thus providing dual-faceted initiatives to support the "career development" and "work-life balance."

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OMRON Selected for the Nadeshiko Brand Designation for the Second Consecutive Year

OMRON Included in the "2019 Health & Productivity Stock Selection"

OMRON has been selected, for the first time, for inclusion in the 2019 Health & Productivity Stock Selection, which is jointly selected by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
Under the Health & Productivity Stock Selection program, companies are selected from within TSE-listed enterprises engaging in a health and productivity management program in which they focus on and strategically carry out efforts with regard to their employees' health from a management perspective. OMRON has been selected in recognition of its ongoing efforts in this regard, including the formulation of the OMRON Health Management Declaration, inclusion of "Improving awareness of wellness management" in one of the sustainability goals linked to its medium- and long-term management plans, and leadership that top management has shown in expediting these initiatives.

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OMRON Included in the 2019 Health & Productivity Stock Selection

Won the Grand Prize in the fifth "WICI Japan Awards for Excellence in Integrated Reporting,"

OMRON Integrated Report 2017 has been awarded the Grand Prize in the fifth "WICI Japan Awards for Excellence in Integrated Reporting," organized by the World Intellectual Capital Initiative (WICI) Japan. OMRON received the award for Excellence in Integrated Reporting for the fourth consecutive year, but won the Grand Prize for the first time.
The award was granted in recognition of the report as a masterpiece in encouraging stakeholders to foresee business activities in conjunction with excellent evaluation for the efforts to put integrated thinking into management practice and its concise explanation.

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Named second in JCGR's corporate governance survey(2016)

In the 2016 Corporate Governance Index Survey (JCG Index Survey) conducted by the Japan Corporate Governance Research Institute, Inc. (JCGR), OMRON Corporation was ranked second among the 150 respondents of the survey questionnaire. The JCG Index Survey questionnaire was sent to all companies listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Japan Corporate Governance Research Institute

Awarded Grand Prix in NIKKEI Annual Report Award 2017

OMRON's Integrated Report 2017 became the winner of the Grand Prix Award in the NIKKEI Annual Report Awards 2017, OMRON won the award for 3 consecutive years, following the Semi-Grand Prix of the previous year.
"Nikkei Annual Report Award" is a prestigious contest which Nikkei Inc, has been held every fiscal year since FY 1988. The purpose of the contest is further expanding and disseminating of the annual report. In FY 2017, one Grand Prix, four semi-Grand Prix, two Special Awards and 15 Excellence Awards were selected for 100 applications. OMRON's integrated report of this time is has received an evaluation of "A description that makes it read as one story pillar based on the new medium-term management plan is a masterpiece" and "Progressive governance" etc.

OMRON Receives "IR Special Award" from JIRA

OMRON accepted 2018 IR Special Award from the Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA). This is the second time OMRON received the honor following 2005, and the first time in three years since the company won the Best IR Award in 2015. IR Special Award is to recognize companies that have been continuously superior in IR practices for a long term, and those that were prominent in IR activities.

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OMRON (Shanghai) recognized for excellent environmental activities

The 2015 Presentation of Best CSR Practices was held by the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (CAEFI), affiliated with China’s Ministry of Commerce. At the presentation, OMRON (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. presented its energy-saving project for air conditioners, which was recognized as an excellent activity in the category of Environment Performance.

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