External Evaluation

FTSE4Good Index Series

Shimadzu Corporation is included in the FTSE4Good Index Series, an index of companies that meet global standards, based on an assessment of environmental, social, and governance practices by an organization that evaluates socially responsible investing.

FTSE BlossomJapan Index

FTSE BlossomJapan Index

Shimadzu Corporation is also included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, an index of Japanese companies with outstanding environmental, social, and governance practices. The index is also used as an index for evaluation by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

FTSE BlossomJapan Index

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

Health and productivity2018 "White 500"

For the second consecutive year, Shimadzu Corporation is recognized jointly by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi as a 2018 "White 500" company, which recognizes large corporations with outstanding health and productivity management practices.

health and productivity

Nadeshiko brand 2017-2018

Shimadzu Corporation was selected as a Nadeshiko brand for the second year in a row, in recognition of being a company that actively promotes the role of women in the workplace. Nadeshiko brands are selected from respective industries by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange from the approximately 3500 companies listed on the exchange, based on their practices that actively promote the role of women, including providing a work environment where women are free to continue working.

Nadeshiko brand

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