Sustainability

Status of inclusion in the ESG Index / External Evaluation

External Evaluation

As institutional investors begin to focus on ESG evaluation, we correspond to ESG evaluation institutions and have obtained non-financial evaluations. We will keep working on the initiatives required for ESG management to improve corporate value.

CDP

CDP is a non-governmental organization (NGO) headquartered in the United Kingdom which operates a global information disclosure system to manage environmental impacts and work on environmental issues. CDP rates more than 13,000 companies around the world on an eight-point scale, from A to D, based on the answers of companies to three types of questionnaires (climate change, water, and forest).
Our company was scored A- for "Climate Change" and B for "Water" in the 2021 survey.

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MSCI

MSCI is a US company that provides investment decision-making services for institutional investors around the world. MSCI evaluates based on the degree of each company’s ESG risks and how well they are managed. Companies are rated on a 9-point scale from AAA to CCC. We received an "AA" rating in our 2021 survey.

Nikkei SDGs Management Survey

his survey comprehensively evaluates companies' efforts to achieve the SDGs from the "SDGs strategy," "social value," "environmental value," and "governance" perspective.
We received a ★ 4.5 rating in the 2021 survey.

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Nikkei "Smart Work Management" Survey

“Smart work management” is a corporate management concept proposed by Nikkei Group to foster competitiveness in this new era. The survey evaluates companies comprehensively based on "human resources utilization ability," "innovation ability," and "market development ability" perspective.
We received a ★ 4.0 rating in the 2021 survey.

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出光興産, DFF Inc.

Status of inclusion in the ESG Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

In 2022, we were listed on the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, which serves as a sector-neutral benchmark reflecting the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG performance relative to other companies in their sector. To support a climate transition to a low carbon economy, companies, particularly those in sectors such as ours (which produce high levels of carbon emissions), are only included if they are appraised highly for climate-related initiatives.

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MSCI Japan Empowering Women (WIN) Select Index

In 2022, we were listed on the MSCI Japan Empowering Women (WIN) Select Index, which represents companies that lead their sector in promoting gender diversity.

MSCI Website (MSCI Japan Empowering Women (WIN) Select Index)

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THE INCLUSION OF [Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd] 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 [Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd] 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.

SOMPO Sustainability Index

We have been selected as a constituent of SOMPO Asset Management Co., Ltd.'s "SOMPO Sustainability Index" for the 11th consecutive year since 2012 in recognition of our ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) initiatives.

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2022 Health & Productivity Stock Selection / 2022 Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program (the “white 500”)

We have earned two accolades in recognition of our practices and organizational arrangements for promoting employee wellbeing. The first is a listing in the 2022 Health & Productivity Stock Selection, an index provided by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in collaboration with the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The second is a listing (in the large enterprise category) among the top 500 model organizations (the “white 500”) for health and productivity in a program run by METI and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi (formally known as the 2022 Certified Health & Productivity Management  Organization Recognition Program).

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DX Certification

We acquired DX Certification (from the Minister of the Economy, Trade and Industry) on April 1, 2021. Our initiatives are DX-Ready, meaning the Company has been recognized as having achieved the requisite readiness level for business transformation through digital technology.

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Kurumin

We analyzed our issues, examined specific measures, and formulated an action plan to support the active participation of employees who aim to balance work and family life. In 2012 and 2015, we were certified as a childcare-friendly company by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, and obtained Kurumin Certification for our measures to support raising the next-generation children.

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出光興産, DFF Inc.