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Evaluation by External Bodies (ESG Investment Assessment, etc.)

Hitachi High-Technologies actively supports the external evaluation that is necessary for ESG investment*1, and we have obtained such evaluation.

(As of July, 2019)

Evaluation by External Bodies
Category Evaluating and Certifying Body Evaluation Indicators, Indices, Evaluation Results, Certification Content
ESG Investment FTSE Russell The brands included in the FTSE4Good Index Series (for 16 consecutive years)
FTSE Blossom Japan Index (for 3 consecutive years)
MSCI Inc. MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index (for 3 consecutive years)
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) (for 3 consecutive years)
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes (for 9 consecutive years)
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC/Tokyo Stock Exchange S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index (for 2 consecutive years)
Sompo Risk Management & Health Care Inc. SNAM Sustainability Index (for 8 consecutive years)
Ranking Toyo Keizai Inc. 99th in the 13th Toyo Keizai CSR Ranking
(Published in the February 16, 2019 edition of Weekly Toyo Keizai)
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. 22st Corporate Environmental Management Survey, 3th in Commercial Firm category
(announced in Nikkei Business Daily of May 27, 2019)
Certification/Evaluation Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Acquired the highest level (class 3) of certification in accordance with the Act on Promotion of Women's Participation and Advancement in the Workplace (Women's Participation Promotion Act) (commonly referred to as "Eruboshi" Certification)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan Health Council 2019 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500) Recognition (for 2 consecutive years)
CDP*2 Received a score of C*3 for "awareness" in the questionnaire on climate change
*1
ESG investment: investment activity including brand selection based on evaluations of corporate management focusing on the three elements of environment, social, and corporate governance
*2
CDP: A UK-based independent non-profit organization. It receives requests from investors around the world, and investigates, evaluates, and discloses information relating to companies’ effects on climate change, water security, and forests.
*3
Score of C for "awareness": the company is conscious of the environmental issues, risks, and impact that its business entails.