External Evaluation

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Shimadzu is included in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, which selects brands in respective industry categories with a high ESG score based on overall environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. The index is also used as an index for evaluation by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

Shimadzu is included in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), which selects companies in respective industry categories that promote the role of women and have a high gender diversity score. The index is also used as an index for evaluation by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

JPX-Nikkei Index 400

Shimadzu Corporation is selected to be included in the JPX-Nikkei Index 400, which started by the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), Tokyo Stock Exchange, and Nikkei in 2014 for the purpose of selecting companies that satisfy the various conditions required by global investment standards.

JPX-Nikkei Index 400

"White 500" Company with Superior Health Management

For the third consecutive year, Shimadzu Corporation is recognized jointly by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi as a 2019 "White 500" company, which recognizes large corporations with outstanding health and productivity management practices.

"White 500" Company with Superior Health Management

Nadeshiko brand 2019

Shimadzu Corporation was selected as a Nadeshiko Brand for the third year in a row. The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange have been jointly conducting the Nadeshiko Brand Initiative, select companies that contribute to the improvement of corporate value by actively encouraging women’s success in the workplace and their contribution to the success of their businesses, including providing a work environment for women to continue working. In FY2019, 42 companies were selected by respective industries from the approximately 3,600 companies listed on a stock exchange. Shimadzu Corporation was the only selected company in Precision Instruments Industry.

Nadeshiko brand 2018

The METI Minister Award program "The New Diversity Management Selection 100"

Shimadzu Corporation was selected as "The New Diversity Managemen t Selection 100". This award is presented by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to companies that have improved their corporate value over the medium to long term by utilizing the capabilities of diverse human resources .

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